Milan, Italy – Pirelli has started supplying truck tires as original equipment fitments to MAN Truck & Bus in Europe, the Italian tire-maker announced 3 May.
The agreement between Pirelli, and MAN Truck & Bus, a manufacturer of medium and heavy commercial vehicles, is mainly focused on Pirelli’s latest product line the :01 series.
Pirelli said it obtained 40 “homologations” for different patterns and sizes of tires for truck and bus, supplying products from series H:01; R:01 II;G:01; and MC:01.
The tire-size range includes the most popular sizes in dimensions from 17.5” to 22.5”.
Pirelli said that the Euro labelling grade of its :01 tires were at the “top level” for each application, offering safety, low C02 emissions and lower rolling resistance.