Pirelli will supply intelligent tires equipped with sensors for the first time on the McLaren Artura.
Pirelli’s Cyber Tire system, made up of a sensor in each tire, gathers vital data for safe driving, linked to software integrated into the car’s onboard computer. Cyber Tire technology offers a plethora of information to the car and driver: the tire’s ‘passport’ – the type of tire, whether it’s a winter or summer version, prescribed pressure, load index and speed rating – as well as current running information, such as temperature and pressure.
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A first—Pirelli now equips as standard, a tire with sensors that can talk to a car!
Pirelli’s Cyber Tire system, made up of a sensor in each tire that gathers vital data for safe driving, is linked to software integrated into the car’s onboard computer. That car is the McLaren Artura complete with sensor-equipped tires: a hybrid supercar packed with technology for an even safer and more involved driving experience.
Cyber Tire technology offers a plethora of information to the car and driver: the tire’s ‘passport’—the type of tire, a winter or summer version, prescribed pressure, load index and speed rating—as well as current running information, i.e. temperature and pressure.
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Pirelli has launched its latest all-season tire, the Cinturato All Season SF2, which is designed to provide a broad performance window across both winter and summer conditions. The company says this is possible due to a new compound and tread pattern design that adapts automatically to the different temperature peaks of summer and winter.
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Milan, 8 December 2020 – Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has been reconfirmed as a global leader in the fight against climate change earning a place in the Climate A list prepared by the CDP (former Carbon Disclosure Project), the international non-profit organization which gathers, distributes and promotes information on environmental issues.
The “A”rating, which is given to only a few companies of the thousands participating, is the highest score that a company can receive. It takes into consideration the effectiveness of the efforts made to reduce emissions and climate risks and to develop a low carbon emission economy, as well as the completeness and transparency of information provided and the adoption of the best practices associated with climate impact.
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Cambridge, Ontario; November 26, 2020— The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) today announces a new board member and a new board chair, following the resignation of Tony Mougios of Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. Dr. Antoine Sautenet of Michelin was elected as a Director to complete Mr. Mougios unexpired term and elected 2nd Vice-Chair of the Board. Maureen Kline of Pirelli moves into the role as Chair of the Board, Paul Downey of Pliteq becomes 1st Vice Chair and Matt Livigni of Continental Tire remains as Treasurer.
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Pirelli will increase prices in the U.S. for car and light truck tires, with the increase varying by line and tire size.
The price increase is to take effect on Jan. 1.
Pirelli says the increases are due to changing market conditions. Members of the Pirelli sales team will contact customers to provide more detailed information about the changes.
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Low rolling resistance to increase autonomy, decreased road noise for ultimate comfort, immediate grip that puts the power down for a quick getaway, and a special structure designed to support the weight of a battery-powered vehicle. These are the key characteristics of Pirelli Elect tyres, developed by Pirelli together with leading car manufacturers to meet…
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MILAN, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Italian tyre-maker Pirelli on Wednesday lowered its margin forecast for this year, citing continuing uncertainty in light of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The manufacturer of tyres for Formula One and high-end carmakers such as BMW and Audi said the 2020 market outlook had improved in the North America and Asia-Pacific regions.
“But the outlook (is) cautious for Europe because of recent anti-COVID measures following the resurgence of the pandemic,” it said in a statement.
The group guided for a 2020 full-year margin on its adjusted earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of 11.5-12%, against a twice-trimmed previous forecast of 12-13%, to account for the impact of exchange rates, raw materials and other costs.
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NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A new “tailor-made” Pirelli Scorpion ATR tire has been designed specifically for the all-new Ford F-150, part of F-Series, America’s best-selling vehicle for 38 years. For more than 20 years, Pirelli and Ford have had a strong relationship, working…
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Having the best hardware and software is not all that electric cars need to be successful. In highly efficient and silent vehicles, tires play a much more important role than they do in combustion-engined machines. They have to have low rolling resistance and also be much quieter than regular ones.
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