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Nokian admits to cheating tyre testing for over a decade.

Posted: March 1, 2016 at 1:36 pm   /   Editor's Choice, International, Tyre Industry

Nokian is known for its winter tyres that are sold throughout Europe to a large segment of the population and sales have been good based on widely advertised tyre ratings. The newspaper report cited interviews and internal emails at Nokian that suggests the practice has been going on for 10 years, something Nokian says is […]

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Michelin denies Nokian claims of cheating in tyre tests.

Posted: March 1, 2016 at 1:20 pm   /   Editor's Choice, International, Tyre Industry

Claims by Nokian Tyres that the use of specially made tyres to improve results in tyre tests was common practice in the industry have drawn a strong denial from rival manufacturer Michelin. Nokian engaged in the malpractice of providing bespoke tyres to testing centers in order to achieve better results, a company official said on […]

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Nokian Tyres promotes several senior staff members.

Posted: January 25, 2016 at 3:56 pm   /   International

Nokian Tyres P.L.C. has promoted a number of senior staff members in a bid to improve the distribution, development and harmonization of company’s procudures. The managing director of Nokian’s Vianor Holding unit since 2010, Alexej von Bagh, has been given the responsibility for Nokian’s global process development with effect from April 1. Mr. Von Bagh […]

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Nokian plans to increase Aramid use in tyre sidewalls

Posted: January 18, 2016 at 8:53 pm   /   International

Finland’s Nokian Tyres reports it is increasing the use of its Aramid Sidewall Technology in Nokian SUV tyres. From the beginning of this year, nearly all such products including ranges already available in the market will feature sidewalls containing aramid fibres. Aramid Sidewall Technology was first utilized in the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV studded tyre […]

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