Highlights of other activities

Other activities include Pirelli & C. Ambiente S.r.l. and PZero S.r.l. with the following breakdown:

(in millions of euro)PIRELLI AMBIENTE PZERO TOTAL OTHER BUSINESS
 201420132014201320142013
Net sales 4.9 22.3 5.7 8.1 10.6 30.4
Gross operating margin before restructuring expenses (2.2) (11.8) (6.7) (13.1) (8.9) (24.9)
Operating income (loss) before restructuring expenses (3.8) (14.9) (7.4) (14.0) (11.2) (28.9)
Restructuring expenses (0.8) (1.0) (2.7) (1.1) (3.5) (2.1)
Operating income (loss) (4.6) (15.9) (10.1) (15.1) (14.7) (31.0)

At December 31, 2014 net sales amounted to euro 10.6 million compared to euro 30.4 million in 2013; the decrease was due to the exit from the Gecam business in France, within Pirelli Ambiente activities.

The Operating Income (loss) was negative for euro 14.7 million versus euro 31.0 million loss in 2013.