innovation

In the context of the framework agreement for creation of the Settimo Torinese Technology and Production Centre for the production of “green” tyres, Pirelli Tyre and the Turin Polytechnic have pursued joint research and technological innovation projects dedicated not only to minimising the impact...
Consistently with the Group’s green performance strategy, since 2009 the Settimo Torinese New Industrial Centre project has involved the implementation of an action plan to reduce energy consumption and prevent environmental impact, for the responsible use of natural resources, promotion and...
In 2010 the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile), the teams and the Formula 1 organisation chose Pirelli as their sole supplier for the three-year period 2011-2013.Pirelli will provide the teams with six different types of tyres for the whole season: four slick type tyres, made of...
Environmental friendliness, safety and performance are the key features of the new Pirelli Cinturato, whose innovative compounds, structure and tread patterns ensure lower consumption and carbon dioxide emissions, greater durability and improved safety characteristics in both wet and dry conditions...
In 2001 the study Life Cycle Assessment of an average European car tyre (Prè Consultants B.V. on behalf of BLIC, 2001) highlighted the substantial environmental impact of a common tyre during its useful life, which is far greater than its impact during the other two phases, manufacturing and end of...
THE BIRTH OF A TYREAs regards production, tyre manufacturing may be initially considered as being comprised of two principal phases:creation of the rubber part, the compound, the tread and the sidewalls; construction of the base structure, an actual rubber “framework” that supports all the...
The adopted approach allows the creation of sustainable value over time, from which the company derives both tangible and intangible benefits The world’s fifth biggest tyre maker as measured by its turnover, the Pirelli Group is a leader in the high-end and high technology content segments. In...