Run flat technology Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Pirelli Celebrates Its Run Flat OE Marketshare

In total, there are 516 homologations of Pirelli run flat tires: in other words, tires that have been chosen by manufacturers as original equipment for their new cars.

Evolving Run-Flat Technology

Since the earliest days of the automotive industry, tire manufacturers have looked for ways to re-engineer the wheel to better meet the needs of the driving public. Run-flat technology was an early innovation, with the idea of a self-supporting run-flat tire making its first appearance in the mid-1930s. Driving habits, technology, regulations and demand have evolved dramatically since then, as has run-flat technology.