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Winter tyres, the fastest growing sector of the world tyre market

Discussion in 'Noticeboard' started by snowtyres, Apr 9, 2014.

  1. snowtyres

    snowtyres Addicted

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    The 2013 Nokian Tyres Annual Report highlights that the global value of tyre sales was nearly US$ 190 billion in 2012, slightly less than in 2011. On average the market has grown 7% per year. The strongest growth is registered in winter tyres, high-speed summer tyres and SUV tyres. The world winter tyre market, yearly sales, is now 111 million winter tyres.
    2013 Nokian Tyres Annual Report link

    http://nokiantyres.studio.crasman.fi/pub/web/attachments/publications/NokianTyres_AnnualReport_EN_2013.pdf

    "Nokian Tyres is the world’s northern most tyre manufacturer and tailors its products for the different markets. The unique innovations of our test-winning products ensure that you can travel and arrive safely in any weather. For over 80 years, the experience and pioneering attitude of R&D at Nokian Tyres has created patented solutions that improve safety and driving comfort in the demanding conditions. The excellent success of the new Hakkapeliitta family of winter tyres, launched in 2013 on the core markets has strengthened the company’s position as the manufacturer of the world’s finest winter tyres. The Nordic countries’ model, in which winter tyres are required by law, has lately been adopted in several other regions as well. With tyre markets expanding winter tyre legislation is becoming more common."
     
  2. Donza

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    Do you need chairs on mount stirling? SAR road and all.
     
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    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Can never be too careful. No point taking silly risks.
     
  4. Donza

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    Is it a risk though?... to buy winter tyres affter all...chains are now all made in china
    I'm a quite a fan of the Blizzaks

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