The demand of premium tires for heavy work is in global growth and new bigger tires for bulkier machines are needed. To meet the demand, in 2019 Nokian Heavy Tyres builds a new research and development center in Nokia, Finland. The modern R & D center accelerates the testing phase of new tire models, maintaining the premium quality that Nokian Tyres has been known for 120 years.
News archive 2018
In the spring of 2018, Nokian Tyres introduced a new excavator tire with a feature set matching perfectly the challenges of the urban excavation work. Now, Nokian Armor Gard 2 can be fitted to a wider variety of excavators, thanks to its new 11.00-20 size.
Three years ago Nokian Heavy Tyres set three key indicators for customer satisfaction: Development of operations, innovativeness, and attractiveness of the products. Since then, Innolink Ltd has been conducting annual customer surveys for original equipment manufacturers, fleet managers, and dealers.
Whenever the goods and people move, forest is being harvested or earth moved, the 120 year-old Nokian Tyres is working along. The range of products we present at FinnMETKO 2018 gives an excellent idea how the continuous product development while listening to the end users results in improved tire safety, economy and sustainability – in a word, peace of mind.
Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, 29 August 2018 – Defense and peacekeeping applications, rescue vehicles and off-road trucks put special demands on tires. Both on and off the road and at any speed, the tire must be highly maneuverable, offer good grip and definitely not fail you at the critical moment. Nokian MPT Agile 2 is the new version of the already field-proven Nokian MPT Agile, offering several improvements over the original.
Nokian Tyres and Valtra have set the world record for snow removal with an autonomous tractor. The speed record was set in March 2018 using an unmanned Valtra T254 Versu tractor equipped with Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI tyres. Operated without a driver, the tractor ploughed snow on a closed road in Southern Finland at 73.171 km/h (45.466 mph).
Wherever the conditions and legislation demand specialized winter truck tires, the Nokian Hakkapeliitta Truck product line is synonymous with top-notch winter grip and durability. Now our flagship winter product line is completed with a tire especially designed for trailer use, Nokian Hakkapeliitta Truck T.
Nokian Tyres, celebrating its 120 years in business, has been systematically broadening its product portfolio for trucks and buses in the past few years. The latest addition is the Nokian R-Truck product range for demanding on and off-road use – such as earthmoving and forestry applications.
Nokian Tyres is famous for the consistent safety and quality of its products, especially its supremely durable ranges of premium winter tires, Nokian Hakkapeliitta and Nokian Hakka, as well as Noktop retreads. The company, now celebrating its 120th anniversary, is also deploying its deep experience and knowledge for a wide selection of tires for trucks and buses.
Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, 16 July 2018 – For safe and sustainable forestry, Nokian Tyres presents a complete range of tyres featured by innovative technology at Interforst trade fair show in Munich Germany, along with a new revolutionary tractor tyre Nokian Tractor King.
Nokian Tractor King is a new no-compromise tractor tyre for the heaviest of machinery and the most difficult terrain in forestry, earthmoving and road construction. The design from all-new tread pattern to fortified carcass is nothing short of revolutionary in a tractor tyre.
Nokian Tractor King is presented for the first time in public at Euroforest 2018, along with Nokian Tyres’ complete range of forestry tyres.
Held in Rotterdam, Netherlands, TOC Europe is an event that brings together all the different stakeholders of the container supply chain to learn and discuss – and showcase the latest in port technology. Keeping the goods moving relies heavily on quality tyres, so naturally Nokian Tyres is present with the latest additions to our product line.
Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, March 21, 2018 – Nokian Heavy Tyres launches a new tyre with innovative features for urban excavation. The Nokian Armor Gard 2 is designed to start a new era of excavation work in city environments all over the world.