Pirelli honours nine companies in 2019 Supplier Awards

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Milan, Italy — Pirelli & C. SpA has honoured nine outstanding supplier companies recently with its 2019 Supplier Awards.

Pirelli chose the nine companies out of more than 10,000 that supply the tire maker globally, according to a 26-Sept Pirelli press release.

“Quality, capacity for innovation, speed and global coverage of supply were the key elements guiding the selection for the 2019 Supplier Awards,” Pirelli said.

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Pirelli regains global social media crown

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Pirelli has returned to the top of our global social media ranking after four years away from pole position. The last time the @Pirelli-linked account led the way in Tyrepress’ worldwide meta-metric was in 2015 when the Italian tyre manufacturer well-known for its luxury and supercar marketing won with 84.50 points. Last year, the same score of 84.50 only secured second place for Pirelli . But this time round Pirelli achieved 90.30 with scores over 90 awarded by both Klear and Kred.

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Pirelli, Nokian, Hankook among sustainability index leaders

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NEW YORK — Pirelli & C. SpA, Nokian Tyre P.L.C. and Hankook Tire & Technology Co. Ltd. are among the tire manufacturers named in the latest Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indexes, which is conducted annually by RobecoSam and S&P Dow Jones.

Pirelli earned the top spot globally in the automobile and components sector with 85 points, nearly 50 points higher than the sector average of 36 points.

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Robust performance for Pirelli gravel tyres at WRC debut

The latest evolution of Pirelli’s Scorpion K gravel tyres received their WRC debut at Rally Turkey on the weekend, and delivered victory on this first outing. Pirelli-shod drivers swept the WRC2 class podium.

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Pirelli to raise tire prices in US

Rome, Georgia — Pirelli Tire North America LLC plans to raise prices on replacement market passenger and light truck tires in the US on 1 Oct but declined to say by how much.

Pirelli said the increase will vary by line and tire size, and that it will communicate directly with its customers on the size of the increases.

The company attributed the price hike to the increasing cost of operations and said the new pricing “will reflect a more appropriate positioning on specific OEM fitment.”

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Bridgestone retains top spot in Global Tire ranking

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Japan’s Bridgestone Corp. retained the title of world’s largest tire maker for the 11th straight year, edging out France’s Group Michelin again.

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Pirelli P Zero Named Best Performance Tire

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Pirelli recently announced that its P Zero tire has been the best ultra-high performance tire by Evo magazine.

Evo, an international publication for car enthusiasts worldwide, was founded in 1998. The slogan of the magazine is “the thrill of driving”.

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Pirelli vintage tires take spotlight at Monterey Car Week

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MONTEREY, Calif.—Looking to leverage the publicity that the annual Monterey Car Week for vintage automobiles generates, Pirelli Tire North America sponsored “Concorso Italiano,” said to be the largest gathering of luxury and exotic Italian cars worldwide.

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Pirelli Launches New All Season Tire

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Pirelli has announced the launch of its new Scorpion Verde All Season Plus II.

The new addition expands the range of its all-season tires that are designed specifically for SUVs and Crossovers for the North American market.

Pirelli’s new Scorpion Verde All Season Plus II is an enhanced eco-friendly CUV/SUV Touring All-Season tire created for owners of crossovers, sport utility vehicles and pick-up trucks.

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Pirelli adapting its electrifying performance for mobility changes

Pirelli may be synonymous with traditional ideas of high performance, but in 2019 the tyre manufacturer is increasingly adapting what this segment of the market can mean. Earlier in 2019, Pirelli reported that tyres made according to the company’s Green Performance strategy had risen from 20 per cent a decade ago to 29.8 per cent in 2018 – not only that, but Green Performance tyres accounted for 57.5 per cent of Pirelli’s High Value product sales.

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