Nokian Tyres plc is increasing production capacity for passenger car tires at its factory in Nokia, Finland, by approximately 30%. The tire maker will hire 80 new employees and run nine additional shifts each week.
Three years ahead of schedule Nokian Tyres Inc. surpassed its goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 20% at its plants, so the tire maker has stepped up its efforts by joining the Science Based Targets initiative.
The North American subsidiary of Nokian Tyres plc is moving its headquarters back to Tennessee, the future home of the Finnish company’s American tire plant.
Nokian Tyres plc is modernizing its branding as it works to attract more customers and grow in key markets, including North America.
Nokian Tyres plc is working to make its cargo and commercial van tires more durable with the use of its Aramid Sidewall technology.
Nokian Tyres plc is updating its all-weather product line with the Nokian WR G4, a tire that promises reliable winter grip in snow and slush and year-round performance in heavy rain or hot, dry pavement.
Nokian Tyres plc will introduce three new tires for the North American market in 2018 — the non-studded Hakkapeliitta R3 and R3 SUV tires, plus the all-weather WR G4.
Nokian Tyres plc is increasing production capacity for its Heavy Tyres unit, and will invest about 70 million euro — close to $83.1 million — in the next three years.
For the first nine months of 2017, Nokian Tyres plc has recorded higher net sales in every market area. The company’s net sales are up 16.3%, to almost 1.1 billion euro, compared to 930.5 million euro in 2016.
Popular Science has named the Hakkapeliitta 9 — the flagship winter tire by Nokian Tyres Inc. — a winner of the 2017 Best of What’s New Award.
Throughout the month of October consumers who share photos of their 'road to perfection' can enter to win prizes from Nokian Tyres Inc. The top prize is a trip for two to any POWDR ski resort.
Nokian Tyres Inc. is once again expanding its lineup of all-season tires designed specifically for the North American market. The eNtyre C/S targets the growing CUV and SUV tire segment.
Hille Korhonen, the CEO and president of Nokian Tyres plc, says the company’s timetable to begin producing tires in the U.S. by 2020 is “not just a plan. It’s a commitment.”