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Latest Nokian high performance products endorsed by testers, Häkkinen

Latest Nokian high performance products endorsed by testers, Häkkinen

12th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres has launched its latest performance road tyres targeting European drivers, the Powerproof and Wetproof, with endorsements from German automotive magazines, Auto Motor und Sport and ACE Lenkrad, and and two-time Formula 1 world champion Mika Häkkinen, who offered experience and insight into the testing and product development. The new summer tyres launched in spring 2019.

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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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Nokian Tyres: US factory launch team training in Europe

Nokian Tyres: US factory launch team training in Europe

21st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Following a month of orientation, Nokian Tyres has sent the first group of employees hired for its new factory in the USA on a six-week training experience at its facilities in Russia and Finland. The training trip’s aim is to equip members of the Dayton, Tennessee plant launch team with the skills they’ll need when beginning the production process ramp-up ahead of the start of commercial production in 2020.

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TYRES: Nokian Tyres chancing stock exchange symbol

16th May 2019 | 0 Comments

From the start of trading on Monday 20 May 2019, the stock symbol used to represent Nokian Tyres plc on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange will change from NRE1V to TYRES. The tyre maker’s ISIN is FI0009005318.

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Nokian Tyres names new SVP for Central Europe

Nokian Tyres names new SVP for Central Europe

13th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Bahri Kurter has been appointed Nokian Tyres’ new senior vice president, Central Europe. The tyre maker reports that he will take up the position in July 2019 at the latest, joining Nokian Tyres from Groupe SEB, where he was general manager D-A-CH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). Previously, Kurter served in various leadership positions at Puma, Nike and Procter & Gamble.

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Nokian’s US staff travelling to Europe for training

8th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres is sending the first group of US employees from its Dayton, Tennessee factory to Europe for training. After a month of orientation, Nokian reports that it is sending the staff group on a six-week training trip to its facilities in Russia and Finland.

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Nokian Tyres: Test rigging case referred to Prosecutor’s Office

Nokian Tyres: Test rigging case referred to Prosecutor’s Office

28th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Finland’s central police agency, the National Bureau of Investigation, has completed its pre-trial investigation related to Nokian Tyres and accusations of tyre test rigging. It has referred the case to the Prosecutor’s Office of Helsinki.

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Nokian releasing new flagship winter range for 2019/20

Nokian releasing new flagship winter range for 2019/20

18th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Spring is in the air, and perversely this is perfect time to announce a new winter tyre. Nokian Tyres has shared details of the Nokian WR Snowproof, a range it will release in European markets in time for winter 2019/20.

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Nokian Tyres announces 8 new Tractor King sizes

Nokian Tyres announces 8 new Tractor King sizes

13th March 2019 | 0 Comments

The regency of the Nokian Tractor King has reached a new dimension with the addition of eight new dimensions – these join the seven-size launch portfolio introduced last year. From July 2019, the following sizes, now available for order, will be ready for delivery: 500/65R28; 600/60R28; 540/65R30; 600/70R30; 620/75R30; 600/65R38; 650/85R38; 710/70R42.

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Nokian Tyres’ US plant on track for 2020 start

Nokian Tyres’ US plant on track for 2020 start

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Providing an update on its USA factory project, Nokian Tyres reports it is on schedule to begin producing tyres at the Dayton, Tennessee site in 2020. Progress made so far on the facility’s construction, it adds, has been “significant”.

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Nokian launching summer tyres in Japan

25th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian has announced that it is introducing its Hakka summer tyre range in Japan. The product line will be available to Japanese consumers beginning in April.

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Nokian named as a sustainable company in RobecoSAM Yearbook

Nokian named as a sustainable company in RobecoSAM Yearbook

14th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres has received the Silver Class distinction in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2019. RobecoSAM is an expert on sustainability whose annual assessment is considered to be a particularly reliable and comprehensive report of how sustainability is implemented in companies around the world.

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Expeditions7 crosses Greenland glacier on Nokian Hakkapeliitta tyres

Expeditions7 crosses Greenland glacier on Nokian Hakkapeliitta tyres

16th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Icelandic-American expedition team Expeditions7 when drove from the southern coast of Greenland to the land’s northernmost spot and back. One of the team’s special vehicles built by Arctic Trucks was equipped with Nokian Hakkapeliitta 44 tyres, which are tailored what the Finnish tyre maker calls “real winter”. On the slowest legs of the journey, the vehicles could only manage 10 kilometres per hour and the lowest recorded temperatures were -40 degrees Celsius!

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