Oct 13, 2022

Two Nokian Winter Tires Will Bear New Ice Grip Symbol

This winter Nokian Tyres plc will produce two winter tires with a new ice grip symbol indicating the tires have been subjected to testing on icy surfaces and met the standards of the  International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

The symbol will be found on the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 10 and R5 passenger, SUV and EV tires. Consumers in North America may start seeing the symbol on their tires’ sidewalls as soon as this winter.

To be eligible for the ice grip marking, the tires’ ice performance was verified through an internationally agreed-upon ice braking test by an accredited independent test laboratory. Tires had to perform at least 18% better than a standard reference tire to receive the symbol. …

Source: MTD

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