Tag: Pirelli

Despite growth in larger sizes, European car tyre market below 2017 levels

Tuesday 17th July 2018 | 0 Comments

According to information published by Pirelli and based upon regional association and third-party data, the European car tyre market grew six per cent year-on-year in May 2018. Overall growth occurred courtesy of strong performance within the aftermarket, which during the month was ten per cent higher than a year earlier; the market for 18-inch and larger sizes were up 20 per cent. The original equipment market in Europe declined five per cent year-on-year in May.

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Pirelli: More than 500 run-flat tyre homologations

Pirelli: More than 500 run-flat tyre homologations

Friday 13th July 2018 | 0 Comments

To-date, a total of 516 Pirelli run-flat tyres have been homologated for original equipment fitment, the tyre maker reports. This tally includes 326 homologations for summer tyres, 100 for winter tyres, and 90 for all-season tyres.

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Pirelli celebrates nation day with Italian ambassador and tricoloured tyres

Pirelli celebrates nation day with Italian ambassador and tricoloured tyres

Thursday 14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

On 6 June Pirelli celebrated the “Festa della Repubblica Italiana”, Italy’s National Day, with a special edition of its coloured tyres, produced expressly for the event in a special ‘tri-color’ edition. The tyre was donated during a ceremony at the Italian Embassy in London in the presence of the ambassador of Italy in the UK, Raffaele Trombetta and Victoria Trombetta.

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Pirelli Calendar: Albert Watson working on 2019 edition

Pirelli Calendar: Albert Watson working on 2019 edition

Thursday 7th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Albert Watson was behind the camera when photos were taken for the 2019 Pirelli Calendar. Pirelli shares that the Scottish photographer went to work in April, shooting the artwork at locations around the USA.

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The Tire Cologne: Prometeon showing latest Pirelli products

The Tire Cologne: Prometeon showing latest Pirelli products

Thursday 24th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The new range of Pirelli agricultural tyres and the latest Pirelli truck products will be on display at the Prometeon Tyre Group stand at next week’s The Tire Cologne. These can be found at Stand C48/D49 in Hall 7.

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Prometeon appoints Kirkby Tyres as Agricultural PHP distributor

Tuesday 15th May 2018 | 0 Comments

After “years of extensive testing across Europe”, Prometeon Tyre Group has announced it is linking agricultural tyre distribution specialists Kirkby Tyres in order to bring Pirelli branded agricultural tyres to market. Voted the NTDA Tyre Wholesaler of the year in 2017, Kirkby has over 60 years of experience serving the market from the firm’s UK base in Liverpool. Kirkby will now be Prometeon’s exclusive wholesale partner serving the UK mainland and Ireland for the Pirelli Agricultural, PHP line.

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Pirelli tops PS hypersport tyre test

Pirelli tops PS hypersport tyre test

Monday 14th May 2018 | 0 Comments

When presented late last year, the Diablo Rosso Corsa II was hailed as Pirelli's “first tri-compound motorcycle tyre” for the road, a product developed using technology directly taken from the FIM World Superbike Championship. This provenance and compounding wizardly has now been scrutinised by German motorcycling magazine PS. The publication’s test team liked what they found.

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Pirelli: Anti-dumping duties don’t affect us

Pirelli: Anti-dumping duties don’t affect us

Wednesday 9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Although Pirelli Tyre Co, Ltd. is named as a company whose products (together with those from Aeolus Tyre Co., Ltd., Chonche Auto Double Happiness Tyre Corp., Ltd. and Qingdao Yellow Sea Rubber Co., Ltd.) will be charged anti-dumping duties of 64.13 euros per tyre under anti-dumping Regulation (EU) 2018/683, the tyre maker states it is not affected by the new regulation as it doesn’t produce commercial vehicle tyres.

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Mexico honours Pirelli’s Tronchetti Provera

Mexico honours Pirelli’s Tronchetti Provera

Thursday 26th April 2018 | 0 Comments

At a ceremony held at the Mexican Embassy in Rome on Monday, the Águila Azteca (Order of the Aztec Eagle) was bestowed upon Marco Tronchetti Provera. The Pirelli executive vice-president and chief executive offer received this, the highest honour the government of Mexico grants to foreigners, for services rendered to the country.

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Pirelli develops organisation to support its Integrated Business Model

Wednesday 18th April 2018 | 0 Comments

At the Pirelli Board of Directors meeting scheduled for 14 May 2018, Marco Tronchetti Provera will present to board members the tyre maker’s proposal for developing an organisation to support the company’s Integrated Business Model. This proposed organisation, which the executive vice-chairman and chief executive officer has already shared with the chairman of the board, involves a new distribution of responsibility within the company.

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BSB: Pirelli introduces new front slick

BSB: Pirelli introduces new front slick

Wednesday 28th March 2018 | 0 Comments

After a dramatic final round in 2017 saw a three-way battle and Shane Byrne claim his sixth British Superbike Championship title, this season’s competition is getting under way at Donington Park over the Easter weekend. Pirelli will be there too, supplying the massive Superbike and support class field for an eleventh consecutive season.

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F1: Pit stop strategy helped Vettel to victory

F1: Pit stop strategy helped Vettel to victory

Monday 26th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Pirelli began an eighth season as Formula 1 tyre supplier at the Australian Grand Prix over the weekend, and it opines that pit stop strategy was “central” to the race’s outcome.

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Pirelli supporting ‘High Value’ strategy in Latam with major investment

Friday 23rd March 2018 | 0 Comments

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Brand Finance: Dunlop value up 80%, Pirelli falls back

Wednesday 21st March 2018 | 0 Comments

While the headline Brand Finance ranking news is the resurgence of Michelin as well as the growth of the Chinese brands, Dunlop and Pirelli’s performance in the Brand Finance ranking is also worth noting – for completely different reasons.

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