Pirelli aims to use recycled rubber in tyres

ERJ staff report (DS)

Milan, italy — Pirelli has signed a deal with Denmark-based Genan, which claims to be the world’s largest tyre recycler, with the aim of using recycled rubber in tyres as a partial replacement for virgin rubber.

The story was revealed by Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, and confirmed by a spokesman for Pirelli at the Geneva Motor Show.

The spokesman said Pirelli has seen the rising price of natural rubber and is aiming to develop a process which can use very finely-ground…

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