Pirelli designs OE tire for BMW Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo


Engineers of Pirelli developed this tire precisely according to specifications of the Auto-mobile manufacture from the Bavarian town of Buchloe. With this special edition the renowned manufacturer will equip its new models BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Saloon and Touring, both with all-wheel drive. ALPINA homologated this version of the P Zero, cus-tomized to the individual characteristics of these car models. The original equipment tyres are easy to recognize by the ALP-marking on the tyre wall.

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New CEO for Pirelli Deutschland


Pirelli has named Michael Wendt the head of its sales and production business in Germany. He takes over the position of chief executive officer at Pirelli Deutschland GmbH today, succeeding Frank J. Delesen. The tyre maker reports that Delesen has left the company due to personal reasons.

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Global Automotive Winter Tires Market 2017 – Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company


The worldwide Automotive Winter Tires Market report is an in-depth research on the current situation of the Automotive Winter Tires industry. The research study of Global Automotive Winter Tires Market 2017 offers a strategic assessment of Automotive Winter Tires market. The industry report focuses on the growth opportunities, which will help the Automotive Winter Tires industry to expand operations in the existing markets globally.

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Global Automotive Aftermarket – Automotive


LONDONJuly 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Aftermarket in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Mechanical Products, Electrical Products, Electronic Products, Exterior and Structural Products, Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives, and Appearance Chemicals. 

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, CanadaJapanEuropeAsia-PacificMiddle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. 

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Pirelli eyes Russian growth


VORONEZH, Russia — Pirelli Tyre S.p.A. is considering expanding production capacity at the tire plant in Voronezh it acquired in 2010 if “market dynamics are positive,” Pirelli said recently.

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Tire & Rubber Industry Rundown: European Rubber Journal


Asia BD price drop… Nike sales… Clariant-Huntsman link-up… Michelin buys wine reviewer… Conti acquires… Eversafe Rubber… SKF sued ?… Firestone leak… UK down… Kumho limbo… Thai NR…

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Shares in Italy’s Prelios gain 10 percent on report of Chinese bid

The Milano Finanza website reported investors in Prelios, which is owned by tyre maker Pirelli and banks UniCredit and Intesa Sanpaolo, had agreed to sell their stakes in Prelios to CEFC.

The report said the sale would trigger a mandatory takeover bid on remaining Prelios’ shares which would be launched at a premium of 20-25 percent to current market prices.

Prelios declined to comment. CEFC was not immediately available for comment.

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Pirelli outlines ‘value generating’ programs


MILAN, Italy — Pirelli & Co. S.p.A. has launched a series of “value generating” programs that will include a brand-change project at Aeolus.

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TP Commercial Solutions appoints Alex Vitale as CEO for North America


TP Commercial Solutions, North America business unit of Pirelli has appointed Alex Vitale as new CEO. Vitale brings more than 20 years of global tire industry experience to lead the company’s efforts and expansion in the commercial truck and fleet markets in the U.S. and Canada.

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Light trucks, LT tires growing together


AKRON — As recently as 2013, the market for new consumer vehicles in the U.S. was split 50-50 between cars and light trucks. But low gasoline prices and new products have combined since then to spur increasing demand for bigger vehicles.

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