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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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Galaxy LHD 510 SDS: The new solid loader tire – increased traction when it gets tough

New versatile tire for wheel loaders / Increased traction design with special grooves/ Made for the extreme – waste management, metal scarp yards, recycling centres / Non pneumatic solid tire – Severe Duty Solid (SDS) / Special compound formulation resists chipping, chunking and heat build-up / Sidewall apertures offer improved driver comfort.

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New EU tire labels that make comparing tires easier will be introduced in May

Europe will be the first region in the world to start using an ice grip label for tires. In addition to this, tires will have a snow grip symbol and a QR code that lead to an extensive, European database. The change will become effective on May 1. The aim is for the new labels to help buyers compare different tires and guide them toward safer, eco-friendlier tire choices. As a winter tire pioneer, Nokian Tyres has been working for a long time to develop the labels. This work is now paying off.

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GALAXY HTSR 400: TWO NEW VARIANTS FOR GALAXY’S RADIAL OTR BESTSELLER (E-4/L-4)

New rubber compounds further enhance cut resistance and heat resistance / Three variants in three sizes to match customer demands – application specific and purpose-built / Excellent durability and minimum downtime. Launched only in 2019, one of the most modern radial OTR tyres for mining operations Galaxy HTSR 400 (E-4/L-4) is now available in two new variants of execution: cut resistant and heat resistant compound versions. 

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Alliance 585 Tires Become a Factory Option for the Manitou MLT NewAg Telehandlers

The Alliance 585 tire range has been officially homologated by Manitou as an option for the manufacturer’s range of MLT NewAg telehandlers. This tire option in size 460/70R24 is already available from factory on MLT NewAg and NewAg XL ranges.

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New identity unveiled for Yokohama OTR and Alliance Tire Group combined entity – ‘Yokohama Off-Highway Tires’

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced in October 2020 that it will consolidate its various off-highway businesses into one single entity – Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT). This includes Yokohama’s off-the-road (OTR) tire businesses across the globe and Alliance Tire Group (ATG) with its renowned tire brands Alliance, Galaxy and Primex, which Yokohama bought four years ago.

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Massive increase in testing capacity and pride of workmanship – the new Nokian Heavy Tyres R&D Center is up and running

Making professional tire use safer and more efficient sets high demands on product development. To bring new ideas to the market faster, testing has an important role. Nokian Tyres has invested heavily on a new, state-of-the-art test center for Nokian Heavy Tyres, upgrading the testing capabilities to a whole new level with added automation and capacity. Despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the magic is already happening in the new building – enabling us to introduce more and better new heavy tires.

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Effective versatility in the most common sizes – the Nokian Ground King hybrid tractor tire range to cover twenty different sizes

The Nokian Ground King tractor tire with its new kind of HybrilugTM pattern caused quite a stir upon its release in 2019. For the first time, the same tire could bring excellent results both on soft field and in fast road transports. To unlock the potential versatility of as many tractors as possible, the Nokian Ground King tire range is steadily growing – with the total of 20 sizes available from this January.

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Six new sizes – Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI extends the all-season capabilities of compact tractors

Since its introduction some five years ago, the block-patterned Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI tractor tire has gained a reputation for being a true all-season tire with superior winter capabilities. The size range has been gradually expanded to fill the needs of different kinds of contractors. The latest addition to the Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI range are six new sizes made specially for compact tractors and other compact machinery.

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Alliance Tire Group to set up a new plant in India

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced that it will build a new plant in India’s Special Projects Zone, Atchutapuram Industrial Park, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh for the purpose of expanding production capacity of Alliance Tire Group (ATG), a Yokohama Rubber Group company engaged in the manufacturing and sale of off-highway tires.

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The next big milestone on a digital journey – NOKIAN TYRES INTUITU™ smart tires are now available, starting from Finland

The digital transformation of heavy tires makes a huge difference for everyday driving as well as fleet management. Nokian Tyres introduced the Intuitu smart tires in Agritechnica 2019 fair in Hannover last November. Now Intuitu will be available for selected agricultural and contracting tractor tires, with sales starting from Finland.

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Tires made for regional and urban transports – the new Nokian E-Truck 17.5 tire range takes over the city streets

Medium-size delivery trucks and buses are shuttling the streets in every city, keeping people and goods moving. The Nokian E-Truck range of truck tires has proven to be a dependable choice for long and medium haul road transports, so why not expand it to cover these lighter vehicles as well? Now the same economical kilometers are available for regional and city traffic with the new Nokian E-Truck 17.5 tire range.

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ALLIANCE TIRE NAMED AGCO’S NORTH AMERICAN DIRECT MATERIALS SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

WAKEFIELD, Massachusetts (July 10, 2020)—Alliance Tire Group, Ltd., A Yokohama Rubber Corporation group company, was named North American Direct Materials Supplier of the Year by AGCO, the world’s largest agricultural equipment manufacturer focused solely on the agriculture industry. The honor was awarded during AGCO’s online 2020 North America Supplier Event.

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Jason’s Tyres: New distribution partner of Galaxy brand in BeNeLux

New powerful market representation for the renowned Galaxy OTR tyre portfolio / Jason’s Tyres Extreme is specialised in OTR and supplies the complete earth moving programme / 24 hours service as one additional benefit for end users / Further boost for Galaxy’s tyre portfolio

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More sizes, more contracting power – Nokian Ground King tire family gets broader.

Nokian Ground King was the major tractor tire release by Nokian Tyres in 2019. Its unique Hybrilug™ technology effectively combines the best features of lug and block patterns, enabling excellent mobility on soft fields as well as comfortable road transports. During 2020, the Nokian Ground King tire will have eight new sizes, making it compatible with even broader range of equipment.

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