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Nokian Tyres looking to build on “pivotal year” in North America

10th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres is looking forward to growing it's customer base in North America "thanks to the strides it made" in 2019, a year during which it set up a new facility in Dayton, Tennessee and built up its workforce in North America.

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Bridgestone decreases stake in Nokian Tyres

6th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation has significantly reduced its shareholding in Nokian Tyres. In a stock exchange release, the Finnish tyre maker reports that, as of 12 December 2019, Bridgestone’s shareholding has decreased from 9.96 per cent to 3.0 per cent. Bridgestone now holds 4,167,653 shares in Nokian Tyres.

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EC rates Fiege alongside Bosch and Bridgestone for second straight year

EC rates Fiege alongside Bosch and Bridgestone for second straight year

17th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Startup Europe Partnership (SEP), an initiative by the European Commission, has distinguished Fiege as an Open Innovation Challenger. Having first achieved this standard a year ago, Fiege is being distinguished for the second time in a row. The annual ranking also includes multinationals like Google, Nestlé and Bridgestone. Next to Fiege, a further three German enterprises were distinguished: Bosch, Daimler, and SAP.

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New EU label ‘simplifies consumers’ winter tyre choice’ – Nokian

New EU label ‘simplifies consumers’ winter tyre choice’ – Nokian

3rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian has welcomed the new EU tyre label. The company says it is especially useful for winter tyre consumers, as the tyre label will now include information concerning grip on snow and ice. So far, markings related to properties required in demanding winter weather have been absent. The purpose of the tyre label is to guide consumers toward tyres that are more fuel-efficient, safer, and quieter. The new label will enter into force in May 2021.

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Nokian Tyres eliminating 41 jobs at Finnish plant

23rd October 2019 | 0 Comments

Upon concluding negotiations with employee representatives today, Nokian Tyres has announced it will make 41 workers at its plant in Nokia, Finland redundant. The tyre maker adds that 11 of these redundancies will take the form of retirement or “other agreed arrangements”. It is also still evaluating the possibility of relocating employees within the group, a measure that may decrease the total number of job reductions.

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Nokian Tyres opens USA factory

Nokian Tyres opens USA factory

10th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Just over two years after groundbreaking, Nokian Tyres officially opened its new North American production facility. A ceremony was held at the Dayton, Tennessee plant on 2 October to mark the start of operations. The facility is currently engaged in trial production and is expected to be ready to make tyres for commercial use in early 2020.

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Nokian Tyres unveils Forest King TRS 2+

Nokian Tyres unveils Forest King TRS 2+

9th October 2019 | 0 Comments

The latest Nokian forestry tyre is on its way, and Nokian Tyres says it offers “true next generation features for six-wheel forestry machinery”. The Nokian Forest King TRS 2+ will be available from the end of 2019 in sizes 600/65-34, 710/55-34 and 710/70-34. Furthermore, Nokian Tyres has added new sizes to its Forest King F2 and Forest King TRS lines.

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Nokian Tyres: No Brexit worries, just car market concerns

Nokian Tyres: No Brexit worries, just car market concerns

20th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Brexit is perhaps just over a month away, and while many companies face an uncertain future, Nokian Tyres is in the happy position of being relatively unconcerned about the UK rescinding its European Union membership. That’s just as well, as the Finnish tyre maker has other things to worry about.

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Nokian Mine King E-4 range grows with new sizes

Nokian Mine King E-4 range grows with new sizes

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Two new sizes have been added to the Nokian Mine King range, extending the the E-4 underground mining tyre’s suitability to an even wider range of vehicles. The launch of the 14.00-24 size in August has been followed by the introduction of a size 12.00-20 tyre this month. The Nokian Mine King E-4 was initially launched in 14.00-20,

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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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