Pirelli, Milan University renew joint research programme

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Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA and the University of Milan have extended their partnership for another three years, signing an agreement to work on developing innovative materials and technologies for sustainable tires.

The Italian tire maker announced 24 Nov that within the context of the €1.5 million project, the two parties would work on use…

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Pirelli Launches Rainbow-Colored 2018 Formula 1 Tires

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Pirelli has announced its 2018 tire range, which include two new tire compounds, as well as a rainbow of new colors for next year.

The tires, announced ahead of the final Grand Prix of 2017, will one step softer than the previous generation. The lineup includes the new tires P Zero Pink hypersoft, which will be used in races where maximum grip is required, and the superhard tire, which will be colored orange. Pirelli’s hard tires will now be ice blue.

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Pirelli adopts sustainable NR supply policy

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MILAN — Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has adopted a 12-step sustainable natural rubber supply-chain policy that it considers essential to preserve forests and biodiversity and to allow long-lasting development for local communities and economies.

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A first look at the all-black 2018 Pirelli calendar – Cnn Style

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The once-scandalous Pirelli calendar takes a turn for the progressive Written by Shirine Saad, CNN New York In the age of #BlackLivesMatter, #BlackisBeautiful and #BlackGirlMagic, leading brands and publications have realized that the image they project to millennial and Gen Z audiences needs to resonate with major social movements and calls for representation.

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Wolfgang Meier named CEO of Pirelli Tyres Romania

A new chief executive officer has been appointed at Pirelli tyres Romania. Wolfgang Meier has taken on this role, replacing Giuliano Menassi, who become R&D senior vice-president within the Pirelli Group. Meier retains his role of head of human resources for Pirelli’s business in Germany.

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Pirelli Was Tasked To Make Bespoke Tires For The Hyundai i30 N

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Hyundai’s first true performance car is finally here to take on the likes of Golf GTI and Focus ST by being more than just an i30 on steroids. The “everyday sports car” sits on a specification of the Pirelli P Zero UHP (Ultra High Performance) summer tires that no other car in the world has. The reason for that is because Hyundai and Pirelli have teamed up to create a tailor-made set of rubbers for the hot hatchback’s 19-inch alloy wheels.

Marked with the “HN” logo on the sidewall to reflect it’s a bespoke product for the Hyundai i30 N, the 235/35 R19 tire belongs to Pirelli’s “Perfect Fit” portfolio of individual tires created for specific applications. According to Hyundai, this P Zero rubber made by Pirelli at its factory in Italy “has been specially geared to the vehicle’s dynamic characteristics.”

 

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Pirelli expands vintage ‘Collezione’ beyond Porsche

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NEW YORK–Pirelli has expanded the range of its Pirelli Collezione tires for classic and vintage cars to encompass fitments for cars other than Porsches.

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Italy’s Pirelli expected to price IPO at 6.5 euros a share – source

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Books for the share sale were due to close at 1200 GMT.

At 6.5 euros per share, Pirelli, which is offering up to 40 percent of its shares, would be valued at 6.5 billion euros (5.72 billion pounds)- well below a maximum valuation of 8.3 billion euros initially targeted when the offer opened last week.

Established in 1872 and one of Italy’s best-known corporate names, Pirelli is expected to return to the Milan stock exchange on Oct. 4 in one of the biggest IPOs in Europe this year.

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Pirelli making ‘softer than ultra-soft’ tyre for 2018

Sunday 17 September at 10:35 Pirelli making ‘softer than ultra-soft’ tyre for 2018 Font size: Sunday 17 September at 10:35 : Sep.17 (GMM) Pirelli has committed to supplying softer tyres to F1 teams and drivers in 2018. Although the tyres are bigger this year to accommodate the much faster 2018 cars, there has been widespread criticism of the compounds — especially the hardest ones.

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Tire makers eye strong finish to 2017

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AKRON—Despite relatively lackluster first-half financial performances, tire makers for the most part are optimistic about their second half and fiscal 2017 earnings prospects.

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