Pirelli Quiets Down Tires from Inside

There’s nothing new about tire companies offering tires with a “smooth, quiet ride.” Many passenger tires fit this bill today. Many tire makers have proprietary technologies to deal with the noise from vibrations caused by the tire tread pattern rolling against the road — and they work. But one tire maker is taking this a step further to address customer demand for a quiet ride and tightening European Union regulations … Continue reading

Pirelli Says a Tire Slim-Down Lies Ahead

Tall, skinny, and Italian. No, we’re not talking about high fashion models wearing the latest designs on Milan runways. Italian tire maker Pirelli says that’s the future of passenger tires. Pirelli Australia technical manager Simon Pool says the tires of the near future will be much taller and thinner than the tires we see on the roads today. The upcoming changes predicted by Pirelli come in response to tightening European … Continue reading