Tag: Nexen

Stapleton’s exclusive brands maximise buoyant 4×4 sector in otherwise rocky terrain

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The largest UK tyre wholesaler, Stapleton’s has long acknowledged the SUV/4x4 sector’s ability to transcend other segments with steady upward performance against a particularly volatile background. While a global rise in raw materials prices and post-referendum inflation are taking a toll on the UK, Stapleton’s notes the internationalism of the industry means the impact will be considerable, because where the car industry goes the tyre industry must inevitably follow.

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All-season tyres? Test recommends it pays to think big

All-season tyres? Test recommends it pays to think big

14th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Tyre testers have labelled all-season tyres a ‘compromise’ purchase in past years for their inability to deliver the performance of both summer and winter tyres whenever the weather snaps its fingers and demands this. In its evaluation of the current generation of all-season rubber, Germany’s auto motor und sport harbours no illusions that such a compromise still exists. It wanted to know, however, whether the compromise can be effectively reduced through considered choice of product – the answer, the publication shares, is that it can.

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Nexen Tire Europe relocates headquarters

6th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Nexen Tire Europe moved its head office and European technical centre to a new purpose-built 11,000 square metre location in Kelkheim, Germany on 5 September 2018. According to the company, the Lise-Meitner-Straße site was constructed in less than 13 months, with the focus on making an ecologically friendly building and using materials sourced from local companies.

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‘Double Nexen’ returns to Tyrepress.com top-20 ranking

‘Double Nexen’ returns to Tyrepress.com top-20 ranking

31st August 2018 | 0 Comments

South Korean tyre maker Nexen Tire has established itself as a serious player in Europe and around the world, however after entering the top 20 of the Tyrepess.com global ‘largest companies’ list in 2016 at 19th place – an achievement driven by turnover growth over a number of years – it found itself again on the wrong side of this divider in 2017. But it will very likely return to the top 20 next time round.

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Further VW, Seat OE approvals for Nexen

Further VW, Seat OE approvals for Nexen

21st August 2018 | 0 Comments

Nexen Tire’s supply of original equipment tyres to Volkswagen Group models has been extended. As of this year, three Nexen tyres are being delivered to the VW plant in Pamplona, Spain for fitment on the Polo as well as to the Seat plant in Martorell, Spain, where they are mounted on the Ibiza model produced there. The tyres in question are the Nexen the N’blue HD Plus in sizes 185/65R15 88H and 215/45 R17 91 W as well as the Nexen N’Fera SU1 in size 195/55R16 91V.

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Nexen Tire continues ‘successful’ Manchester City FC sponsorship

Nexen Tire continues ‘successful’ Manchester City FC sponsorship

17th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Upon kicking off its sponsorship of Manchester City FC for 2018/19, Nexen Tire states that it plans to continue utilising its relationship with last season’s Premier League champion throughout the game season to “expand its global loyal fan-base by increasing touchpoints for customers to directly engage and experience the Nexen Tire brand.” As was the case in 2017/18, Nexen will continue as official sleeve partner.

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Two new Nexen tyres

Two new Nexen tyres

5th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Nexen Tire recently presented a pair of new additions to its portfolio, the Nexen N’Fera Sport SU2 and the Nexen Winguard Sport 2 SUV. The first of these is positioned in the UHP segment and the second offers SUV fitments for 15- to 19-inch rim diameters. Both tyres will be available as of 2019.

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Nexen Tire a GCSI winner – again

Nexen Tire a GCSI winner – again

2nd July 2018 | 0 Comments

The Global Management Association, a research evaluation institution operated by South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, has voted Nexen Tire the tyre segment winner of its Global Customer Satisfaction Competency Index (GCSI) for the ninth consecutive year. The tyre maker’s victory is based upon feedback received by the approximately 102,000 respondents to an online survey performed in April 2018. The survey rated companies in categories such as customer satisfaction, customer value, global competency and loyalty.

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Stapleton’s high performance exclusive brands

Stapleton’s high performance exclusive brands

14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Stapleton’s wholesale director Nigel O’Hara states that it has built its high performance tyre range to fit in with the somewhat counter-intuitive growth of the sector in turbulent macro-economic times.

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All-season test ‘validates’ efforts to deliver high-performing tyres, says Nexen Tire

All-season test ‘validates’ efforts to deliver high-performing tyres, says Nexen Tire

4th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Victory in the all-season tyre test carried out by several European motoring organisations is, says Nexen Tire, proof of the superiority of its N’Blue 4 Season. The Nexen rubber was ranked first in the test of nine 175/65R14 T/H tyres thanks to its good performance in wet and icy conditions.

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Nexen holds third purple summit in Manchester

Nexen holds third purple summit in Manchester

1st May 2018 | 0 Comments

Nexen Tire has completed its 2018 Purple Summit Manchester, the company's third annual integrated marketing event.

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Nexen Tire to present world premieres at The Tire Cologne

Nexen Tire to present world premieres at The Tire Cologne

25th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Nexen Tire has announced four world premieres to be presented on its 370sqm booth at The Tire Cologne (Hall 6, Stand A-010 B-019) between 29 May and 1 June, 2018. Two of the new products will be the successor to the N´Fera SU1, the new N´Fera Sport, and the Winguard Sport 2 SUV.

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Nexen USA launches dealer education portal

16th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Nexen Tire USA has launched an education portal, www.NexenACE.com, intended to elevate customer service, marketing and sales.

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Tyrexpo Africa 2018 confirms Nexen, Nankang, Doublestar and more

Tyrexpo Africa 2018 confirms Nexen, Nankang, Doublestar and more

2nd February 2018 | 0 Comments

With just over two months to go before Tyrexpo Africa 2018 opens in Johannesburg, South Africa in early April, Singapore-based organiser SingEx has confirmed the participation of several global brands in the tyre, tyre repair equipment and tyre accessories. More than 100 international companies will be exhibiting at the event, with what the organiser describes as a significant number making their debut at the exhibition.

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Porsche approves Nexen N’Fera RU1 tyres for Macan

4th December 2017 | 0 Comments

A second Porsche original equipment deal for Nexen Tire: Following last year’s approval of the Nexen N’Fera RU1 for factory fitment on the Cayenne, the tyre has now been given the green light for Porsche’s compact luxury SUV, the Macan. The N’Fera RU1 will be supplied for the Macan in sizes 235/55R19 101Y and 255/50R19 103Y.

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