LAS VEGAS — Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has long touted its tires as original equipment on many of the world’s finest automobiles, but with its new Scorpion All Terrain Plus light truck and SUV tire, it’s focusing squarely on the North American replacement market. The Scorpion AT Plus is the first product line Pirelli has developed as a replacement line only, Andrea Clerici, the company’s vice president of car replacement sales for the U.S., said.
NEW YORK, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Market Synopsis of Tubeless Tire Market: Globally, the market for Tubeless Tire is growing at a CAGR of 7.15% during the forecast period (2017-2023). The tubeless tire also known as inflated tires, does not require any inner tube inside the tire….
With one estimate claiming that internet sales of tyres across Europe will reach 5.5 million euros annually by 2021, this is a bandwagon to watch. With many tyre brands scratching ever harder to find new routes to market, the appeal of the internet is obvious and even perhaps a last resort.
As this column has commented on before, the efforts of the major manufacturers to strengthen their hold on retail distribution and increasingly to buy up wholesalers too will inevitably reduce the scope of smaller brands to reach the consumer. Against the backdrop, brand-specific web shops are a clear attraction.
Over the last year or so it has been broadly noted that the SUV/4×4 sector of the tyre market has been impressively resilient. Not just from the relatively local impact of the UK’s Brexit vote and resulting inflation and slump in certain motor vehicle sectors (in the UK at least). The tyre industry’s also been faced with escalating raw materials costs at a global level.
Geneva, Switzerland – Pirelli & C. SpA has unveiled its latest technical achievement, called Cyber Car, at the 88th Geneva international motor show, 8-18 March.
The new original equipment system, which has been developed in cooperation with car-makers, involves a sensor that enables interaction between the tire and the car.
Prometeon Tyre Group’s U.S. subsidiary, formerly known as Pirelli Industrial, launched its new H89 Series at this year`s American Trucking Association Technology & Maintenance Council meeting in Atlanta, Georgia this week.
The Pirelli-branded H89 tire series, which will be progressively available during this year, includes tires for steer, drive and trailer axle and with good mileage, traction and handling in all conditions, Prometeon said.
Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has reported a 7.6 per cent increase in revenues, to 5.35 billion euros, for the 2017 financial year. This figure is below the growth target of approximately nine per cent set for 2017; Pirelli says this lower growth was due to a greater than anticipated forex impact and the acceleration of the reduction of exposure to its ‘standard’ segment.
Hanover, Germany – Pirelli C & SpA, Versalis SA and start-up firm MegaRide were among the five winners of the Tire Technology International Awards 2018.
In a ceremony on 21 Feb, on the sidelines of Tire Technology Expo in Hanover, Pirelli was announced as the tire manufacturer of the year for its strategic focus on high-value premium products.
Everyone knows the iconic Pirelli logo in the tire industry, but recently, the tiremaker debuted a limited-edition product in the winter sports market.
The tiremaker’s engineers partnered with Blossom Skis, a small Italian manufacturer of alpine sports equipment, to create limited-edition skis, which feature a layer of vibration-damping rubber inserted by the tiremaker.
MILAN — More than 60 percent of the Formula 1 race tires Pirelli Motorsport supplied to the sport’s teams on race weekends last year went unused, according to figures the tire maker released recently.