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Kevin Burke Tyres new distributor for the Alliance brand in Ireland

Entire Alliance portfolio on offer / More than a quarter century of experience / Today one of Ireland’s largest wholesale tyre providers / New state of the art facility beside one of Irelands largest road networks / Comprehensive delivery service to customers daily throughout Ireland / 

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Steel-belted row crop tyre Alliance 363 VF: Complete range for front and rear axles

Versatile row crop tyre range for tractors, self-propelled and trailed sprayers / Alliance 363 VF, 372 VF and 354 VF showcased at Potato Europe 2022 / Advantages of VF technology of YOHT’s Alliance brand one of the key messages at the event / 

09.09.2022 | Amsterdam

The Alliance Agriflex 363 VF steel-belted row crop tyre range is one of the key treads that was showcased at this year’s Potato Europe in Germany. Particularly developed by Yokohama Off-Highway Tires’ renowned Alliance brand for row crop applications with tractors, self-propelled and trailed sprayers, the Alliance 363 VF reliably delivers: be it traction, high load carrying capacity at low tyre inflation pressure and resulting lower soil compaction, flotation properties thanks to a wider footprint, efficient self-cleaning abilities particularly for wet soils, steel belt and special compound for stubble guard protection, round shoulders for enhanced protection of the crops and good roadability due to the blocks in the centre are some of the tyre’s key characteristics. The Alliance 363 VF comes with D speed rating, i.e. 65 km/h, and a massive 10-year warranty. 

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Yokohama Rubber’s new OHT plant in India commences production

New plant was built to expand the production capacity of Yokohama Off-Highway Tires / Start ahead of schedule / Now three plants in India – producing Yokohama Rubber Group’s core OHT brands ALLIANCE, GALAXY and PRIMEX / YOHT sales expanding faster than the overall OHT market /

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Outlasting the challenges: Two new sizes of Galaxy LDSR 510 launched

Galaxy LDSR 510 now available in sizes 17.5R25 and 20.5R25/ Tubeless tire for wheel loaders and dozers in mining and earth moving / All-steel radial withstands mighty challenges and provides long tire life / Superior dependability and excellent traction /

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Alliance 354 Agriflex VF: Scientific evidence to underpin customer benefits of VF technology

Alliance 354 VF row crop tire for tractors, sprayers & self-propelled sprayers / Lower inflation pressure or higher load / Critical role of tires in terms of traction, soil protection and increasing yields / 

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Alliance 590 sets the bar: Maximum versatility and efficiency in transport applications

Heavy duty radial flotation tyre / 7 new sizes, high NSD, superior compound, strong construction, high durability / Top performance on and off-road for agricultural and construction transports with trailers, tankers etc. / High load carrying capacity, excellent self-cleaning / 10-year warranty / Happy customer feedback /

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More tire options for bus fleets – Nokian Tyres releases new all-weather, all-position coach tire for main road use

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, May 19, 2022 – In order to serve bus fleets with a more comprehensive tire selection, Nokian Tyres has released an all-season coach tire suitable for every axle position in main road use – steering axle, drive axle as well as bogie axles. The new Nokian Tyres Hakka Truck Coach has all the hallmarks of the Nokian Tyres Hakka Truck tire family: safe grip, smooth and silent drive as well as low total cost of ownership.

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Alliance: Scientific data give background for farmers’ enthusiasm

Study confirms economic revenues of using Alliance VF tires / Scientific input highly valued by Yokohama Off-Highway Tires’ Alliance brand / Top value for money with Alliance 372 VF radial tractor tires / Additional sizes of Agri Star II provide even broader basis for end users’ satisfaction /

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The winning tire on all surfaces – Nokian Tyres Ground King tire with Intuitu™ smart connectivity wins Fennia Prize Winner award 2022 for good design

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, May 4, 2022 – Good design is the key for making technology accessible, intuitive and useful. In a best-case scenario, technological excellence and good design go hand in hand, enabling new and more pleasant ways of doing things. The Nokian Ground King Intuitu smart tires combine the revolutionary Hybrilug™ tread pattern technology and wireless connectivity with a design that is functional, distinctive and aesthetic to perfection. This has proven to be the winning combination, earning its design team the prestigious Fennia Prize Winner award.

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Special needs, special tires – Nokian Tyres extends its truck and bus range with three new products

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, April 1, 2022 – Even in these days of global road transports, the choice of tires still varies from country to country. Different road conditions, legislation and vehicles make sure that one tire never fits all. To serve as many professional drivers as possible, Nokian Tyres has extended its truck tire selection with three new tire sizes, each answering a specific need.

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A tire that enables new business – the new Nokian Ground Kare excavator tire sizes bring more versatility to wheeled excavators

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, March 29, 2022 – Being able to do versatile jobs is usually good for contracting business – and excavating is no exception. The contractors everywhere have noticed that with the Nokian Ground Kare tires, the capabilities of their wheeled excavator and the performance of tires compared to dual wheels have increased substantially. Also backhoe loaders perform their best with a versatile set of tires. Now the Nokian Ground Kare tire range is extended with three new sizes to bring grip and stability to the reach of more contractors.

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Alliance Agri Star II: 12 additional sizes further extend the success story

5 additional sizes in 70 series, 4 new sizes in 85 series, 3 new sizes in 90-95 series / Successful design philosophy continues in new sizes / Strong – and further growing – demand / Very positive customer feedback from various markets / 

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Boosting Yokohama Off-Highway Tires’ (YOHT) presence in Sweden

Alliance cooperates with NDI as strategic distribution partner for the Nordics since 1984 / As additional partner, Broson Wheels strengthens the position of Alliance for the OE2 segment in Sweden / Opportunity for further growth of YOHT brand in the Swedish agro-tire market /

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Yokohama Off-Highway Tires Appoints New Country Manager for UK & Ireland

Andrew Musgrave, highly experienced sales expert, joined Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT) as new Country Manager for UK & Ireland in November

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New tires for versatile excavating work – Nokian Tyres extends the Ground Kare excavator tire family range for both bigger and smaller machines

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, December 13, 2021 – A lot has changed in excavator contracting after Nokian Tyres released the Nokian Ground Kare tire for wheeled excavators and backhoe loaders two and a half years ago. The wide block-patterned single tire has since proven its worth in many kinds of excavating work, making it so popular that Nokian Tyres now extends the Ground Kare tire spectrum from both ends: size 600/50-22.5 for compact excavators and size 710/40-22.5 for the largest machinery.

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Kirkby Tyres: YOHT’s exclusive Alliance partner in the UK & Ireland further boosts presence in Dublin

New warehouse, more SKUs, more space for AGRI STAR II and its ‘siblings’ / Kirkby Tyres, exclusive partner of Alliance in the UK and Ireland since 1967 / First ever export customer of Alliance further strengthens the brand’s presence and customer service / 5 Alliance tyres to be displayed at LAMMA 2022 / 

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Nokian Tyres extends its tire offering for trucks: new sizes to Nokian E-Truck and R-Truck product families

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, November 4, 2021 – For truck transports, it is important to have the right tire for the job at hand. The Nokian E-Truck family of tires is designed for reliable, economical kilometers on medium and regional haul. Nokian R-Truck, on the other hand, is a tire family for demanding on and off-road use. Nokian Tyres widens its tire portfolio with new sizes to serve the users of both tire ranges even better.

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Yokohama Off-Highway Tires: Keeping the burden for customers to the absolute minimum

Cost for freight and raw material continue to rise despite earlier expectations / Market developments largely absorbed by YOHT / Small proportion of higher cost still need to be passed on to business partners / 

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Optimising footprints of tractors, sprayers, trailers Soil protection with Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT) Very High Flexion (VF) technology

Soil protection is paramount / High effectiveness through the combination of flotation tires and VF technology / Reduced inflation pressure or more load: flexibility for site- and situation-specific strategies / ILVO/Inagro event: Innovative concepts against soil compaction / YOHT is leader in the global flotation radial market /

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Tough tire for tough conditions – the new Nokian TR Forest 2 tire offers forest-proven strength and stability for light and medium weight forestry tractors

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, 15 September, 2021 – Not all quality tires are made for the biggest and most powerful tractors. For many years, the Nokian TR Forest tire with its comprehensive size range has been a proven, reliable choice for light and medium weight forestry tractors. Now the tire has been renewed with new features – without losing any of the properties that made it a classic for tough forestry work. Introducing the new Nokian TR Forest 2 tractor tire!

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Improved efficiency by heavier loads – Nokian CT trailer tire gets even higher load-bearing capacity

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, September 2, 2021 – Designed for the heaviest loads and toughest surfaces, the Nokian CT agricultural trailer tire has brought stability, long service life and massive load-bearing capacity to earthmoving and contracting jobs for years. Now the popular 600/55R26.5 size of Nokian CT gets an update that enables even bigger loads and higher operating pressures – resulting in even better operational efficiency.

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Alliance further extends its range of key tires for agriculture

Leader in VF technology – further sizes added to the already biggest portfolio in the industry / New size of the Alliance 372 VF – flagship tire in VF technology / New size of the Alliance 363 VF row crop – master of on-road drive and low wear / New size of the Alliance 585 – pure versatility for telehandlers, backhoe and compact loaders

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Yokohama Off-Highway Tires: Production capacity in new plant in India to be doubled

Visakhapatnam Plant in India is currently under construction / Decision for additional investments will double the plant’s future capacity for Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT) / First stage of factory to start production in first quarter of 2023, second stage in first quarter of 2024 /

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Confidence on any road, in any weather– the new Nokian Hakka Truck Trailer tire offers higher mileage, safety and economy for the most demanding transports

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, August 10, 2021 – With heavy loads on changing road conditions, the tires on every axle position matter. The high trailer weight affects the handling of the entire vehicle, making the grip, stability and reliability of the trailer tires a critical demand. When transporting dangerous goods (ADR), liquids or bulk, premium trailer tires give confidence to the handling of the entire truck. The Nokian Hakka Truck Trailer is a premium all-weather trailer tire for the most demanding transports. It offers higher mileage, excellent grip and low rolling resistance for confident, comfortable and economical driving. 

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Nokian Tyres plc Half Year Financial Report January–June 2021: Strong volume and profit growth

Nokian Tyres plc Half Year Financial Report January–June 2021, August 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

This release is a summary of Nokian Tyres’ Half Year Financial Report January–June 2021. The complete report is attached to this release. It is also available on the company website at www.nokiantyres.com/company/investors/.

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Goodwood festival of Speed

The world’s greatest celebration of motorsport and car culture. In 2021, the Festival of Speed has returned better than ever, providing the stage to celebrate 2020’s planned theme of ‘The Maestros – Motorsport’s Great All-Rounders’, featuring drivers, teams and manufacturers who have shown their true greatness by succeeding across a variety of motorsport disciplines.

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CEAT SPECIALTY INTRODUCES SPRAYMAX VF VF TYRE TECHNOLOGY FOR SELF-PROPELLED SPRAYERS

Amsterdam, NL (June 2021) – CEAT Specialty is expanding its line-up of VF technology tyres with the introduction of the Spraymax VF. This tyre is specially designed for self-propelled sprayers.

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Efficiency and safety for maintenance work in built environment – Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI tire is made available for utility tractors in popular 65-series sizes.

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, June 22, 2021 – Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI tire offers the winning combination of all-season efficiency, unsurpassed grip in varying winter conditions and excellent handling on the road. Its versatility and wide size range have made it a popular choice from compact tractors to high-powered machines. Now, with the new 540/65R28 and 650/65R38 tire sizes, the number of available sizes extends to 29.

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Special tire for special application – the Nokian Ground Kare Semi-Slick tire for backhoe loaders is tailormade for railway use

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, 15 June, 2021 – Railway use sets special demands for a backhoe loader tire. Half of the tire is on metal, which can cause uneven wear and shorten the tire life. Nokian Tyres has been perfecting a special tire for railway use for several years, and now the unique Nokian Ground King Semi-Slick tire variant solves many problems that were previously typical when using a backhoe loader on railroads.

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Amit Tolani Named Chief Executive of CEAT Specialty

Amsterdam, NL (June 2021) – Amit Tolani has been named Chief Executive of CEAT Specialty, effective 1stJune.  CEAT Specialty has its EU office in Amsterdam, which has been servicing the farm and OTR tyre requirements of European customers since 2017.

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