In 2018, Nokian Heavy Tyres announced a massive undertaking: to increase the production of commercial tires up to 50 percent and more than double the number of new products by investing heavily on production and product development. The total investment will be approximately EUR 70 million. Now, what started as a vision is quickly becoming a concrete reality.
News archive 2019
The steady flow of goods and materials is the backbone of the modern world. With the improving efficiency of data-driven logistics, the fast, safe and accurate container handling in ports and terminals is ever more important. Nokian Tyres presents two new sizes for the Nokian HTS G2 E-4 tire family, 14.00-24 and 16.00-25, to improve the stability of the empty container handling equipment and fork lifts as well.
In the field of excavator tires, one solution is seldom optimal for all purposes. That is why Nokian Tyres wants to offer a full range of tires with emphasis on different surfaces and stability demands. The latest addition to our selection is Nokian Ground Kare, a special excavator tire with some unique features.
Robotic vacuum cleaners and lawnmowers are already reality, but can the same idea be applied to a 7-ton machine clearing an airstrip from snow? To show it can, Valtra and Nokian Tyres partnered up with three other Finnish companies in March 2019 for a joint proof-of-concept project at the European Union’s northernmost airport. Two Valtra T254 Versu equipped with Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI tires and each pulling a 4.5 m wide sweeper blower autonomously cleared the runway at Ivalo airport in Finnish Lapland.
Transport-Logistics (Kuljetus-Logistiikka), the largest logistics and transportation industry event in Nordic countries, brings together the whole logistics and transport sector in the area. Nokian Tyres is presenting its truck and bus tire selection including the latest releases as well as supporting the Scania Driver Competitions finals event with top-notch tires.
The safety, sustainability and fuel economy of road transports rely heavily on one factor – the driver skills. To raise the profile of the professionals making a living on the road, the truck manufacturer Scania organizes the world’s largest driver competition Scania Driver Competitions, a series of challenges that put over 350,000 professional drivers’ skills to the test. Nokian Tyres provides the trucks used in the Finnish qualification challenges with top-notch tires.
In transportation industry, the product development never stops. Heavier trucks require tires to match, and new tire product lines call for matching tire retreading materials. Nokian Tyres launches four new products to bring peace of mind for professional drivers.
Nokian Tyres launched a whole new type of tractor tire. Combining the strength of an earthmoving tire with a new kind of lug pattern, the versatile new Nokian Tractor King tire pushed the boundaries of tractor work in demanding forestry, earthmoving and road maintenance applications. Now eight new sizes spread the revolution even further.
Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, 6 March 2019 – Wheel loaders and road graders are in the front line when the roads, parking lots and industrial sites must be cleared from snow to keep the society running in every weather. Nokian Hakkapeliitta Loader tires offer excellent grip around the year – now in new size 14.00R24.
Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, 13 February 2019 – The world’s northernmost tire manufacturer Nokian Tyres has always been interested in the extreme – extreme conditions, extreme mileage, extreme load capacity. Because the hardest work and the roughest conditions really bring out the differences in tires, Nokian Tyres will be presenting a range of products to match the extreme demands of modern contracting work in the upcoming Paris International Agribusiness Show SIMA.