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Inside Arctic Falls' Indoor Flex facility


Raw footage taken in the new test hall at the Swedish proving ground, scheduled to open later this month

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Michelin launches recycling campaign


The French tire maker has unveiled its ambitious future recycling strategy to ensure that by 2048, all of its tires are manufactured using 80% sustainable materials, and 100% of all end-of-life tires are recycled.

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A glimpse at Nokian's new test facility


A rendering of the tire maker's new technology center in Spain shows what the facility will look like when it is complete in 2019. Find out more in the March 2018 issue (p60) of TTI

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Porsche selects Nexen N’FERA RU1 rubber for the Macan

Nexen has been selected to supply Porsche for the Macan SUV with N’FERA RU1 tires in sizes 235/55 R19 101 Y and 255/50 R19 103 Y.

The Porsche Cayenne is also equipped with N’FERA RU1 rubber, which is said to provide excellent cornering stability and handling for high-speed driving. The tire also features Nexen’s 3D-Nano Grip technology, which maximizes the braking capability of vehicles at high speeds. Aramid hybrid cap ply cord and a special bead filler compound enhance handling stability.

“We are thrilled to be supplying original equipment tires to sports car manufacturer Porsche. We will continually strive to improve the quality of Nexen Tire products and technology and expand our OE supply base to more global car makers. With our new manufacturing plant in the Czech Republic soon to be operational, we will be better able to provide OE tires that cater to the needs of European car makers,” said Travis Kang, CEO of Nexen Tire.

December 7, 2017


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