ROME, Ga. (Jan. 10)—Ford Motor Co. has selected Pirelli radials for fitment on its 2003 Excursion sports-utililty vehicle. Pirelli Scorpion STR tires in size LT265/75R16 will be used on the full-sized SUV, along with the Super Duty F-250 and F-350 pickups. Pirelli Tire North America recently announced it had received its first OE contracts in the U.S. The tires for these vehicles, however, will be made at a factory in Brazil and shipped to Ford assembly plants in Louisville, Ky., and Cuautitlan, Mexico.
Ford to use Pirelli tires on Excursion
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