Taming winter conditions for 80 years

Peace of mind and security for millions of people. State-of-the-art technology that brought a new era. This year marks the passing of 80 years since the world’s first winter tyre was created for the freezing temperatures and high winds of the North. This revolutionary invention has since become standard equipment for motorists driving in winter. […]
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In summer, friction tyres should be replaced with summer tyres

Many think that friction tyres are good summer tyres as well, but this is not true from a safety perspective. Friction tyres are good winter tyres, especially when driving on snowy or slushy roads, but in the summertime it must be remembered that friction tyres have a much weaker wet grip than actual summer tyres. […]
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Remote-controlled studded tyres available in the future

Remote-controlled studded tyres are something that customers have been asking for for several years, says Matti Morri, manager of Nokian Heavy Tyres technical customer service. The ideal tyre would enable activating and deactivating the studs from the cabin as necessary. Quite a few tyre manufacturers have tried to fulfil this dream, but this kind of […]
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A large number of changes in the new C tyres

Two new winter tyre models for vans have been introduced in the Nokian Tyres range, which have been developed specifically for northern conditions. Nokian Hakkapeliitta C3 is a studded tyre for vans and the CR3 is the studless version. According to Matti Morri – the manager of Nokian Heavy Tyres technical customer service – the […]
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Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV

A tyre blogger interviewed our technical customer service manager, Matti Morri, to discuss the new Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV tyres. What are the new properties with the Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV? The Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV has quite a few new properties. It was exactly a year ago that we launched the Hakkapeliitta 8. Since then, the model […]
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Demand for winter tyres on the increase as the climate changes

As the climate changes, extreme weather conditions and weather phenomena are becoming more and more common. Both Finland and Central Europe have experienced many snowstorms and very snowy winters in recent years. As a result, the demand for winter tyres has increased in many Central European countries. Their use is important from both a safety […]
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Without knowing the facts, one shouldn’t choose a winter tyre on the basis of the EU marking

A few years ago, I bought a bunch of household appliances for my new home. Important selection criteria included the refrigerator having a lot of storage space, integration of a freezer unit, and ease of use of the washing machine and tumble-dryer. All appliances had an energy-efficiency rating, which could be used to organise devices […]
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A few simple hints for extending the service life of studded tyres

As the autumn weather gets colder, it is time to inspect the condition of the studded tyres that have spent the summer lying in the shed. Regular inspections and taking the right actions now could have a great impact on your safety on the roads, and other motorists’ safety, and they may extend the studded […]
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