Nokian Tyres and harmful chemicals in car tyres

Environmentally conscious consumers are interested in knowing what kinds of chemicals and toxins are used in tyres. In fact, very few toxins are used in tyre manufacturing these days, and tyres contain less and less material that is carcinogenic or otherwise harmful. The European Union has endeavoured to standardise the legislation applying to the use […]
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Nokian Tyres and environmental responsibility

The manufacturing of tyres in general produces very few emissions; therefore, it does not place a great burden on the environment. The most significant emissions involve solvents, smells, particles and waste. To reduce smell and particle emissions, the industry uses particle filters and wet-washers. In Nokian Tyres production operations, consideration for the environment primarily involves […]
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The trend colour for tyres holds its ground

The colour of car tyres has not followed the fluctuations of the fashion world. Black still holds its ground although there are different colours available for bicycle tyres, for example. There are clear reasons for the tyre world to not eagerly follow fashionable autumn colours. And a lack of imagination is not the reason why […]
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Tyres and the environment

The greatest effect which tyres have on the environment during their life cycle is related to the fuel consumption of the vehicle. For years, tyre developers have strived to decrease the rolling resistance of their tyres, and in doing so, the fuel consumption of vehicles. A tyre is like a decathlete – it needs to […]
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