Pirelli was awarded as the “2020 Excellent Supplier” by Chery Jaguar Land Rover (CJLR), standing out from more than 400 suppliers. The award was presented on April 22 by CJLR top management in Pirelli Yanzhou plant. Pirelli provides 100% of tyres for local production of Chery Jaguar Land Rover.
To meet the strict requirements from CJLR, Pirelli collaborates with the automobile manufacturer in research and development, tailoring tyres for each model to maximize the vehicle’s performance.
“From R&D development phase to final delivery, the cooperation with Pirelli goes smoothly,” said Chery Jaguar Land Rover Vice President of Purchasing QU Guofeng. “Pirelli’s endeavor in technology and continuous exploration of the high-end market are in line with the philosophy of Chery Jaguar Land Rover, and I believe that the cooperation between the two companies will definitely bring better quality products.”
“I am delighted to receive the Excellent Supplier Award from Chery Jaguar Land Rover, which is a recognition of Pirelli’s production processes, product quality and business cooperation,” said Giuliano Menassi, CEO of Pirelli Asia Pacific, “Since entering China in 2005, Pirelli has attached great importance to the renovation and upgrading the facilities, and now its Yanzhou plant is one of the most advanced plants in the world, focusing on the production of high-performance tyres. Pirelli’s OE partnership at the local level is based on the high standards of R&D and product quality of both parties, with leading-edge technology to develop products that can deliver the best performance of vehicles. Thanks to the cooperation with automobile manufacturers, Pirelli can widely understand the technological innovation trends and consumer needs in the industry. I believe that in the future, Pirelli meet the needs of Chinese consumers.”
Pirelli provides 100% OE tyres for all local production vehicles of Chery Jaguar Land Rover. Pirelli’s high-performance product P Zero™ was chosen for Jaguar E-PACE and XFL models as original equipment, to meet drivers’ daily needs and performance experience. Scorpion™ Zero All Season was originally fitted to the Land Rover Discovery and Range Rover Evoque, it is a high-performance all-season product designed for SUVs to ensure excellent performance in all-weather conditions.
Photo gallery: CJLR Excellence Supplier Award Celebration taking place in Yanzhou, on 22nd April: in the middle, Chery Jaguar Land Rover Vice President of Purchasing QU Guofeng (left) and Giuliano Menassi, CEO of Pirelli Asia Pacific (right).