Claudio Zanardo has been CEO of Pirelli Tire North America Inc. for only eight months, but he’s moving the company forward on a number of fronts, building on its strengths. Zanardo and Ian Coke, chief technical officer, Pirelli North America, discuss those initiatives in this MTD interview.
Pirelli & Cie SpA says its Pirelli Elect electric vehicle (EV) tire is now widely available for aftermarket and winter applications. Pirelli calls winter tires for EVs "a relatively new, but rapidly growing sector."
The Sailun Group will open the Sailun Tire Americas Technical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn., that will design and develop passenger, light truck, SUV, CUV and medium truck tires, plus tires for electric vehicles.
Michelin North America Inc. recently teamed up with Delta Airlines and a non-profit, Best Defense Organization, to bring 29 World War II Veterans back to the beaches of Normandy, France, 78 years after D-Day.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. will make race tires at its new production facility in Akron, Ohio. The plant - named the Advanced Tire Production Center - will produce all 25,000 Firestone Firehawk race tires for the NTT IndyCar Series.