Tag: Nokian Tyres

From Concept to King – Agritechnica launch for Nokian contractor tyre

From Concept to King – Agritechnica launch for Nokian contractor tyre

9th September 2019 | 0 Comments

A concept tyre displayed at Nokian Tyres’ stand at Agritechnica 2017 will return to this year’s show – in an evolved form – as a new range aimed at tractor and machine contractors who seek a product that offers a combination of “on-road endurance, traction and grip on a soft terrain and a high load-bearing capacity.”

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Nokian: Two new SUV tyres

Nokian: Two new SUV tyres

9th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Drivers of SUVs and crossovers will soon be able to fit their vehicles with tyres based upon the 2018-launched Nokian Powerproof and Wetproof ranges. Nokian Tyres says it developed the Powerproof SUV and Wetproof SUV to meet a “growing demand for premium SUV tyres”. Both products will be available from spring 2020.

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Nokian Tyres: Layoffs, dismissals at Finnish plant

5th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres is responding to what it calls the “weak development of the European car and tyre market” with plans to reduce employee numbers at its Nokia production facility in Finland. It appears Nokian Tyres is looking to lay off approximately 50 workers and additionally dismiss an unspecified number on a temporary basis.

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Tyre monitoring: Agritechnica launch for Nokian Tyres Intuitu

Tyre monitoring: Agritechnica launch for Nokian Tyres Intuitu

4th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres says it has taken the first step towards digital, real-time tyre management with the launch of Nokian Tyres Intuitu. This new digital monitoring system combines sensor-equipped tyres with a mobile application that records the sensor data, keeping the user informed about vital tyre pressure and temperature. Intuitu will initially be available for agricultural and contracting tyres, however Nokian Tyres intends to extend the system to its entire commercial tyre range.

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Nokian expands Hakkapeliitta TRI range

Nokian expands Hakkapeliitta TRI range

27th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Eight new sizes have joined the 2014-launched Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI range, extending the portfolio to 20 sizes. The new sizes provide compatibility with a greater range of tractors, backhoe loaders and compact machinery such as compact loaders.

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Nokian Tyres returns as main sponsor of World Orienteering Championships

Nokian Tyres returns as main sponsor of World Orienteering Championships

12th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres has once again signed up as main sponsor of the World Orienteering Championships, which begins in Norway today. This is the fourth consecutive year that Nokian has partnered with the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) for the event.

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New Nokian HTS G2 E-4 sizes

New Nokian HTS G2 E-4 sizes

22nd July 2019 | 0 Comments

Two further sizes have joined the Nokian HTS G2 E-4 range of cross-ply tyres for empty container handlers and forklifts. The addition of the new sizes 14.00-24 and 16.00-25 doubles the number of available sizes. All dimensions are available in two versions – the slick Nokian HTS G2 L-4S and the Nokian HTS G2 E-4, which features a chamfered pattern blocks for easy turning.

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Nokian Tyres back as Swamp Soccer sponsor

Nokian Tyres back as Swamp Soccer sponsor

18th July 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s Swamp Soccer time again, and Nokian Tyres is ready for two days of boggy fun. The tyre maker returns this year as title sponsor, a status it has now held for more than a decade.

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Nokian Tyres starts trial production in USA

Nokian Tyres starts trial production in USA

12th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Trial production at Nokian Tyres’ new factory in Dayton, USA has begun with the production of the very first test tyre. Nokian Tyres says the manufacture of the Nokian eNTYRE 2.0 in size 205/55R16 marks the start of a half-year trial period in which “thousands” of tyres will be produced for “testing and machine calibration purposes” prior to the commencement of series production in early 2020.

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A million tyre selfies with SnapSkan

A million tyre selfies with SnapSkan

20th June 2019 | 0 Comments

In the two and a half years since Nokian Tyres first invited motorists to drive into its SnapSkan machine and take photos of their tyres, a million cars have been through SnapSkan units in Finland and Norway. What Nokian has found upon reaching the seven-digit milestone in May is that a tenth of all drivers are taking a risk by driving on tyres with insufficient tread depth. The issue of insufficient tread depth is more pronounced for summer tyres, the tyre maker adds.

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Court confirms sentences for misappropriation of Nokian Tyres’ business secrets

19th June 2019 | 0 Comments

The sentencing of nine former Nokian Tyres employees for the misappropriation of business secrets has been welcomed by both the tyre maker and by Black Donuts Engineering – albeit for different reasons. Both parties now look forward to progressing beyond the case, which has been ongoing since 2011.

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Nokian Tyres: Investment in capacity, R&D on schedule

Nokian Tyres: Investment in capacity, R&D on schedule

18th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Plans announced over the past year and a half to extend the Nokian Tyres commercial factory in Nokia, Finland and construct a new R&D centre on the site are “taking shape on time”, reports the tyre maker. Nokian expects the R&D facility to be ready this year and for the factory to achieve full capacity in 2021.

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Nokian shares progress with rolling resistance reduction

7th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres says the rolling resistance of its tyres is now eight per cent lower on average than in 2013. It points out that this reduction is the equivalent of exhaust fumes from 65,000 cars.

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Nokian Ground Kare – a “good compromise” for excavator applications

Nokian Ground Kare – a “good compromise” for excavator applications

22nd May 2019 | 0 Comments

A single tyre solution is seldom optimal for all excavator applications, and that is why Nokian Tyres aims to offer a range that covers different surfaces and demands. The latest addition to its line-up is the Nokian Ground Kare.

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Nokian Tyres refinances with €100 million sustainability loan

21st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Emit less gas in the workplace, be nice to others, be safe – and save money by doing so. Sound like a good idea? Nokian Tyres thinks it is, so much so that the company has signed a sustainability linked loan agreement with the OP Corporate Bank. The 100-million-euro loan with a five-year term is being used to pay off a similar-sized loan that is due in May.

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