2020 Company news
How to slow down winter tire wear – massive differences can be seen between tires on the same vehicle
You should pay attention to tire wear, since uneven wear will adversely affect safety and may cause unnecessary extra costs. Nokian Tyres determined the difference in the wear rate between the front and rear tires.
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.
One year without occupational accidents – Levypyörä has overturned its course in safety after acquisition
Nokian Tyres plc, Corporate Release, November 23, 2020 at 8:40 a.m. Levypyörä, part of the Nokian Tyres, has achieved an important occupational safety milestone: the company has worked for one year without any lost-time occupational accidents. Levyp...
Nokian Tyres again included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability indices – among the most sustainable listed companies in the world
Nokian Tyres plc Company Release November 16, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Nokian Tyres has been included in the Dow Jones’ DJSI World sustainability index for the fourth consecutive year. The company was also selected for the more strictly defined DJSI Europ...
Nokian Tyres made a world record possible: Car pushing is a game of skill, not brute force
A new Guinness World Record for the fastest time to push a car one mile (1.6 km) has been set in Finland. The record was set by Jussi Kallioniemi, who says that this is not a test of brute force but rather an enormous puzzle. A key piece of the perfo...
Nokian Tyres will publish its Interim Report January–September 2020 on October 27, 2020
Nokian Tyres plc Press Release October 14, 2020, 10:00 a.m. Nokian Tyres will publish its Interim Report January–September 2020 on October 27, 2020 approximately at 2:00 p.m. Finnish time. After publication, the release and presentation material wil...
The Nokian Tyres factory in Dayton, US receives LEED Certification for green building
Nokian Tyres plc Company Release October 13, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. The Nokian Tyres US factory’s production building has earned LEED v4 Silver certification for green building leadership. The factory in Dayton, Tennessee, was opened a year ago and beg...
Greener driving for Northern summer roads: The new Nokian Hakka Green 3 summer tire rolls lightly and sustainably
Drivers on Northern summer tires want their tires to be safe in case of rain. Most drivers also want greener driving, low fuel consumption, eco-friendly raw materials, and better durability. The new-generation Nokian Hakka Green 3 summer tire, a member of the Hakka product family that is designed for varying Northern weather, skillfully combines safety in wet weather with light rolling. This new premium summer tire from Nokian Tyres feels safe and balanced in rainy weather, saves fuel, and offers more enjoyable kilometers of driving.
Better durability, controlled stability: The new Nokian Hakka Van tire offers convincingly balanced handling and improved durability
The new Nokian Hakka Van tire masters the extreme conditions of the northern summer with skill and durability. Developed for hard and versatile use, the Nokian Hakka Van is precise to drive, stable, and quiet. Regardless of whether you are making every second count doing distribution on the narrow urban streets, battling the razor-sharp gravel of a construction site, or cruising in your RV on country roads riddled with potholes, the Nokian Hakka Van will carry even heavy loads safety and lightly, thereby improving your peace of mind.
New Nokian Nordman summer tires: Nokian Nordman SZ2 offers precise handling, Nokian Nordman S2 SUV is a durable companion
Safety and reliability are the features that drivers want the most for their summer tires in the north. The combination of rutted roads, scorching heat, and sudden rain showers places high demands on summer tires.
Nokian Tyres sponsors Nokia born golfer Sami Välimäki in the U.S. Open
Golf comet Sami Välimäki competes in one of golf's major tournaments U.S. Open this week, and we are proud to be his sponsor. Sami's rise to the top began when he was just five years old, and the ambitious young golfer aims to be the best.
Nokian Tyres plc: CEO’s 100-day update
Nokian Tyres plc Press Release September 8, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Short-term focus is on cash flow and cost control – a more thorough strategic review will be undertaken once the market has stabilized The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact ...
Nokian Tyres plc: Invitation to a Q&A conference call with CEO Jukka Moisio
Nokian Tyres plc Press Release August 31, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. After 100 days as the President and CEO of Nokian Tyres, Jukka Moisio will share his initial observations on Nokian Tyres’ business in the current market situation and the company’s i...
Change in Nokian Tyres Management Team
Nokian Tyres plc Press Release August 24, 2020, 1:00 p.m. Tytti Bergman, who has been Nokian Tyres Senior Vice President, People and Culture, and member of the Management Team, has decided to leave the company to pursue other career opportuniti...
Nokian Tyres survey: drivers see the behavior of others as the main risk, the condition of your tires matters
More than half of European drivers believe that the main risk associated with driving a car in the summer is the behavior of other drivers. This unflattering result seen in the last Nokian Tyres summer tires survey shows that the human factor still plays a key role in vehicle operation. The same is true for the responsibility for using the right tires in different seasons.
Nokian Tyres will publish its Half Year Financial Report January–June 2020 on August 4, 2020
Nokian Tyres plc Press Release July 23, 2020, 1:30 p.m. Nokian Tyres will publish its Half Year Financial Report for January–June 2020 on August 4, 2020 approximately at 2:00 p.m. Finnish time. After publication, the release and presentation materia...
Smart tires are coming – how consumers will benefit from sensor technology
Self-driving cars also set requirements for tires. Sensors connected to tires will be one of the things that play an important role when machines observe driving conditions instead of humans. An expert from Nokian Tyres believes that smart tires will be commonplace within five years at the latest.
The summer tire season is here – Nokian Tyres’ premium summer products offer safety and peace of mind for tighter turns and rainy days
Scandinavian tire manufacturer Nokian Tyres offers a modern and versatile summer tire selection for Central European market. New summer tire generation features a unique Dual Zone Safety technology, specially developed for varying summer conditions. This test-winning technology was first introduced in the passenger car models and then carried on to the SUV and cross-over range. Nokian Tyres’ products offer premium driving comfort, durability and, above all, first-class safety – ensuring perfect peace of mind for all summer trips.
Toni Silfverberg appointed to lead Nokian Tyres Marketing & Sales Excellence team and member of Nokian Tyres management team
Nokian Tyres plc Company Release May 26, 2020, 2:00 p.m. Mr. Toni Silfverberg has been appointed to lead Nokian Tyres’ new Marketing & Sales Excellence team starting June 1, 2020. Silfverberg will be a member of Nokian Tyres management team an...
Nokian Tyres is the first tire company to have its ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets approved
Nokian Tyres plc Company Release May 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Nokian Tyres is the first tire company to have its emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The targets covering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions f...
Nokian Tyres plc: Adrian Kaczmarczyk appointed Nokian Tyres SVP, Supply Operations
Mr. Adrian Kaczmarczyk (Dipl. Ing. Engineering, MBA) has been appointed Nokian Tyres Senior Vice President, Supply Operations. He will take up the position at the latest on November 1, 2020. Nokian Tyres current SVP, Supply Operations Mr. Esa Eronen will retire at the end of this year after working for more than 30 years in the company.
Nokian Tyres will publish its Interim Report for January−March 2020 on May 5, 2020
Nokian Tyres plc Press Release April 22, 2020, 4:00 p.m. Nokian Tyres will publish its Interim Report for January−March 2020 on May 5, 2020 approximately at 2:00 p.m. Finnish time. After publication, the release and presentation material will be ava...
Nokian Tyres completes employee cooperation negotiations in Finland
Nokian Tyres plc Company Release March 27, 2020 at 11:10 a.m. The employee cooperation negotiations concerning all personnel based in Finland at Nokian Tyres plc, Nokian Heavy Tyres Ltd, Vianor Holding Oy and Vianor Oy have ended. As a result, all 1...
Nokian Tyres temporarily closes US and Russian factories due to COVID-19
Nokian Tyres plc Company Release March 26, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, Nokian Tyres will temporarily cease production at its US and Russian factories to guarantee the health and safety of its employees. The Dayton factory clos...
Nokian Tyres plc is entering into employee cooperation negotiations on planned temporary lay-offs based on the impacts of COVID-19
Nokian Tyres plc Company Release March 18, 2020, at 3:55 p.m. Nokian Tyres plc is entering into employee cooperation negotiations on planned temporary lay-offs affecting Nokian Tyres plc personnel based in Finland. The background for these acti...
Nokian Tyres survey: European drivers are afraid of speeding and snowy slippery roads
Nearly half of European drivers believe that the main risk associated with driving a car in winter is speeding. In second place, most drivers indicated snow-covered, slippery roads as a threat. When asked about the possibilities of improving safety in winter, the most common answer was to use specialized winter tires. The survey was conducted in five countries: Germany, France, Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic.
Nokian Tyres will publish its Financial Statement Release 2019 on February 4, 2020
Nokian Tyres plc Press Release January 16, 2020, 1:45 p.m. Nokian Tyres will publish its Financial Statement Release 2019 on February 4, 2020 approximately at 2:00 p.m. Finnish time. After publication, the release and presentation material will be a...