Prometeon present new generation of MC:01 e-Urban bus tires

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Prometeon present new generation of MC:01 e-Urban, specifically designed with extra load capacity for the equipment of electric buses and the only one on the market with energy efficiency Class B.

MC:01 e-Urban range includes sizes with extra load capacity index: 275/70R22.5, of the first tires launched with 12/148J and 315/60R22.5, the first featuring 156/150J as main load index.

The new MC:01 e-Urban provides optimum balance between operating costs efficiency, safety, and sustainability.

Prometeon, with the new generation of MC:01TM e-URBAN, offers the right solution for modern electric buses, since the increased load capacity up to eight tons per axle fully satisfies the needs of new generation of electric mobility.

MC:01 e-Urban features up to 10% lower Rolling Resistance, ranking it as the best in class with energy efficiency class B. Thanks to this, the MC:01TM e-URBAN contributes to increase the autonomy of the city buses and to reduce the battery charging cycles for full electric vehicles, thus contributing to a reduction in CO2 emissions.

“We have succeeded in developing the new Pirelli branded MC:01 e-Urban, with such outstanding performances thanks to the latest Prometeon technology innovations, applied to tread pattern, structure and compound. With this new product Prometeon stands in the frontline on sustainability issues and zero-emission transportation without compromise on safety and operation cost saving”, declared Alexandre Bregantim, Prometeon Chief Technical Officer.

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