Pirelli revives bias-ply production for its ‘Collezione’ vintage car tire range

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PADOVA, Italy — Pirelli Tyre is reviving production of bias-ply tires for classic car owners who are after the look and feel of tires used originally on their decades-old cars but built with modern materials and techniques for enhanced performance and…

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Pirelli, Rostec to double tire production at Russian plant

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Moscow – Pirelli C & SpA and Russian state-owned Rostec have signed a €100-million agreement to double production at the Voronezh tire manufacturing plant, according to press.

Italian news agency Agenzia Nova reported 24 Oct that the agreement was signed during the Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte visit to Moscow.

As reported by ERJ, Pirelli signalled plans to invest in the Voronezh tire plant last July, saying it aimed to double production capacity to 4 million units a year.

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Pirelli Reveals Simplified Tire Range for 2019 Formula 1 Races

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Pirelli Tire revealed a simplified tire range for Formula 1 races that will be used in 2019, according to Formula 1.

The Italian tiremaker plans to supply three tires for Formula 1 races, each with a different color that matches up to the type of tire compound used for the race. The colors – white, yellow and red – denote the hard, medium and soft tire choices respectively at every Grand Prix, ESPN reported.

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Sustainable Natural Rubber Production in Latin America

For the past 5 years the concept of Sustainable Natural rubber has gained some attention in Latin America.

Guatemala was the first country on the region to pioneer on that subject having developed several projects ranging from  FSC ® (Forest Stewardship Council) certifications up to Carbon Credit emissions.

Colombia for its turn, have created recently a Carbon Taxation system that was the genesis for a national carbon credit market with great potential as a tool to promote low-carbon opportunities in the agricultural sector, being Natural Rubber an excellent choice.

In Brazil, sustainable natural rubber production has gained momentum, specially since 2016, when Pirelli…

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Pirelli revamps cyber fleet management systems

HANOVER, Germany — Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has revamped its Cyber Fleet solution, the digital system dedicated to monitoring and managing fleets, and is displaying the new products at the Hanover IAA Commercial Vehicles show, which runs through Sept. 27.

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Online Tire Market Business Growth Statistics and Key Players Insights: Michelin, Bridgestone, BF Goodrich, Goodyear, Hankook

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Online tire sale platform
The online retailing helps in reaching out too many consumers without launching stores and this results in cost benefits which are ultimately passed on to the customers. Moreover, increasing spending on e-commerce platform by OEM’s due to high internet penetration rate will drive the online tire market during the forecast period as well.

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Pirelli launches Cyber Fleet and Cyber Gate solutions

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Pirelli has renewed its Cyber Fleet solution, launching the latest version at the 67th edition of the Hannover IAA Commercial Vehicle show. The new edition of the system focuses on two technologies – Cyber Fleet Smart and Cyber Fleet Gate. According to the company, these solutions have been designed to optimize management costs, increase safety and efficiency when it comes to tyres, reduce both vehicle downtime and CO2 emissions.

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Pirelli, Hankook bid for F1 contract; Michelin opts out

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PARIS — Pirelli Tyre and Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. have submitted bids to the Federation International de l’Automobile (FIA) to be the race tire supplier for Formula 1 racing for the 2020-23 seasons.

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Tire maker Pirelli abandons Venezuela, adding to business exodus

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Pirelli, owned by Chinese state-owned firm ChemChina, said the sale to a consortium of South American entrepreneurs and the firm Sommers International would have no financial impact.

Pirelli’s plant in the city of Valencia has been closed since early last week, when about 100 of its 700 employees protested outside after finding the gates locked.

In a statement on Friday, Milan-based Pirelli said the disposal agreement called for “employment continuity.”

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Pirelli honors 9 suppliers with quality awards

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MILAN, Italy — Pirelli & C. S.p.A. named nine suppliers recently as the recipients of its Pirelli Supplier Awards 2018, pulled from a supply chain of more than 10,000 companies.

The recipients — in the areas of raw materials, services and machinery — were chosen for their ability to support the Pirelli supply chain its goals of sustainability and excellence, according to a company news release.

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