Newsroom Pirelli (Archive)

2008
16
December
2008
| 16:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, 16 December 2008 - The Italian Minister for Economic Development, Claudio Scajola, and the Minister for Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Viktor B. Khristenko, visited today the headquarters of Pirelli in Milan-Bicocca and met with...
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16
December
2008
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
RODOLFO PETROSINO AND PAOLO BOTTELLI APPOINTED GENERAL MANAGERS FOR ITALY AND GERMANY RESPECTIVELY CLAUDIO DE CONTO APPOINTED CEO, FINANCE THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS CONFIRMS THE DATE OF FEBRUARY 11ST 2009 FOR THE PRESENTATION OF THREE-YEAR PLAN The Boa...
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10
December
2008
| 12:30 Europe/Amsterdam
During a visit to Milan's Niguarda Hospital by a Romanian delegation from the OLT region, results of first year of collaboration  presented Niguarda doctors and nurses provided approximately 300 hours of professional training on emergency procedures ...
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07
December
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The very first World Rally Championship of the Pirelli era has drawn to a close in Wales today, with the recently-crowned five-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb breaking his own record by claiming his 11th win in one season. Citroen-Pirelli ha...
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06
December
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The 16 year-old Italian driver won the contest between young up-and-coming talent that was a highlight of the opening day of this year's Bologna Motor Show. Driving a Lotus Exige and Renault Clio, Nappi got the better of several other stars of the fu...
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20
November
2008
| 11:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Berlin, November 20, 2008 - The 2009 edition of the Pirelli Calendar, cult object for more than forty years among connoisseurs of photography, beauty and cultural evolution, was unveiled today in a world premiere held at The Station in Berlin, the hi...
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12
November
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Italian rubber manufacturer has signed a three-year deal with the Swedish sporting authorities to become the exclusive tyre supplier to the Swedish Rally Championship. Pirelli's support for the cost-cutting policy promised by the FIA has been u...
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10
November
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Once more Pirelli was present and on top form at the Ferrari World Finals in Mugello last weekend: a true celebration of motorsport. From the final of the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli to the presentation of the new 510-horsepower Scuderia Spider ...
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07
November
2008
| 12:32 Europe/Amsterdam
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF PIRELLI & C. SPA APPROVES FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AS OF 30 SEPTEMBER 2008: IN THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2008 REVENUES STABLE AND MARGINS DECLINING, AFFECTED BY DIFFICULT INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC SCENARIO AND IMPACT OF HIGH CO...
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06
November
2008
| 16:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Agreement signed in Moscow in the presence of Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi and Russian President Medvedev. New factory to be built beginning in Summer 2009, to produce 4.2 million tyres per year for an investment of approximately 300 million eur...
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04
November
2008
| 07:20 Europe/Amsterdam
At today's meeting, the Board of Directors of Pirelli & C. Real Estate examined and approved the Interim financial report at September 30th, 2008.   PDF Version (114KB) ...
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31
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
After the opening day of the Japanese event, the two factory Ford Focus WRCs of Hirvonen and Latvala are in the lead. Loeb's Citroen C4 WRC provisionally occupies third place, on an event that has seen the cancellation of four stages today due to bad...
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27
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Rally Japan - the penultimate round of the 2008 World Rally Championship - gets underway on Friday from Sapporo. This year, the event is all-new compared to the route in recent seasons. The crews, all using Pirelli's soft-compound Scorpion tyres, wil...
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25
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The very first pan-European selection process for the 'Pirelli Star Driver' award has been characterised by some excellent local organisation, lots of hard work from the competing drivers, and a truly special atmosphere. After two very demanding days...
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22
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Some great names from rallying's past and present will form the judging panel for the Pirelli Star Driver competition. A total of 17 young drivers from Europe, plus one each from Central America and South America, will fight it out in Austria for t...
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20
October
2008
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
New Pirelli technology the first to receive homologation in Italy: filters will allow light and heavy commercial vehicles to access urban areas with emissions limits The Group's new filter business continues to grow following recent launch in China ...
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19
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The PZero-equipped cars put in a first rate performance at the penultimate round of the FIA GT Championship. The Malucelli-Ruberti crew secured an excellent second place in GT2 with their BMS-Scuderia Italia Ferrari 430 GTC, while a mistake from Davi...
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17
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Environmental protection, road safety and increased competitiveness are the guidelines of the three-year mandate Francesco Gori, CEO and Managing Director of Pirelli Tyre, has been re-elected President of ETRMA, the European Tyre & Rubber Manufactu...
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17
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Georgia Governor's Milan Visit is Occasion for Announcement of New Investment.  Milan, October 2008 - Pirelli, continuing its expansion in the United States, announces a $15 million investment that will boost manufacturing capacity by 20% at its MI...
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17
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
An outstanding first year of competition for Pirelli in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 came to a successful conclusion last month at the 2008 season-ending SunRichGourmet.com 1000 at Miller Motorsports Park,...
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15
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Mark Tapper from New Zealand is the driver who has been chosen to represent the Asia-Pacific Region in the Pirelli Star Driver scheme. The 27 year-old from Auckland beat nine other contenders in the selection process, which took place over two rallie...
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14
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The ninth round of the FIA GT Championship takes place in Belgium on Sunday: the final race of the year in Europe before the series concludes at Argentina's San Luis circuit in November. Pirelli's teams in Zolder will benefit from some tried and tru...
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12
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Loeb-Elena (Citroen C4 WRC) have won in Corsica for the fourth consecutive time, ahead of the Pirelli-equipped Ford Focus WRCs driven respectively by Hirvonen, Duval and Latvala. Hirvonen had dropped back to fourth place after hitting a hole in the ...
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07
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Coming just a few days after the end of the Catalunya Rally in Spain, the next round of the World Rally Championship takes place in Corsica, with the Rally de France-Tour de Corse. This event has always been a landmark in the history of the WRC seri...
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05
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Citroen C4 WRCs of Sebastien Loeb and Dani Sordo have finished first and second respectively on the 44th Catalunya Rally in Spain. The Citroens took command from the start, winning the event from the factory Ford Focus WRCs of Hirvonen-Lehtinen a...
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05
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
On the French track technical failures and various problems prevent the teams on PZero Racing tyres to obtain results coming up to what expected. Babini-Davies, who finished 6th in the GT2 Class have been the best Pirelli shod crew....
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01
October
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli's new entry is the DKR Engineering team from Belgium, which as usual will field a Corvette Z06 for Frenchmen Julien Canal and Jean-Philippe Dayraut. The Corvette will line up alongside another American supercar also entered by a team from Be...
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29
September
2008
| 16:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli Chairman Tronchetti Provera announced the decision to Romanian Prime Minister Tariceanu in Bucharest. The new investment follows investments of 250 million euros made over the last five years to create an automotive pole with plants for car ...
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28
September
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
After some excellent performances on the Rallye Deutschland in mid-August, Pirelli's PZero tyres will once more be at the forefront of the action on the Catalunya Rally, the twelfth round of the FIA World Rally Championship. Amongst the highlights o...
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26
September
2008
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The FIA - the governing body of world motorsport - working in perfect collaboration with various national sporting authorities and Pirelli, has revealed the identities of the 18 young drivers who will compete in Austria at the Pirelli Star Driver con...
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