Nokian's Hakkapeliittaa 44 is a heavy duty tire for the most extreme weather conditions. Production will begin later this year, and it will be available via special order in the U.S.
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Nokian Hakkapeliitta 44 Is Designed for the Worst of Winter

Nokian Tyres plc has created a new tire for the toughest winter conditions in the coldest regions of the planet. It was designed for an Icelandic vehicle company that converts four-wheel drive vehicles to handle the most severe weather in places like Antarctica.

The Hakkapeliitta 9 from Nokian features two kinds of studs to handle varying driving conditions.
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Nokian Unleashes the Hakkapeliitta 9

Nokian Tyres plc is bringing a new Hakkapeliitta tire to the winter tire market in 2017. Actually, it's offering two: the Hakkapeliitta 9 for passenger cars, and the Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV.

John Baratta, left and Gordon Knapp celebrate the career of outgoing CEO Gary Garfield (screen).
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BATO Lays Out Its Plans for Firestone and Bridgestone in 2017

New tire lines, increased marketing and sales support for dealers, and a “doubling down” on a consumer focus were the major highlights made during the Bridgestone Consumer Tire Business Meeting held last week in Los Angeles. Company officials said roughly 200 dealers were in attendance.

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