Nexen strengthens tire line-up with several new additions

Nexen has added to its tire line-up with several new additions, including a winter tire for passenger cars and an off-road tire.

“With the expansion of our tire program, we continue firmly on growth, particularly in the European market,” said John Bosco Kim, chief of marketing and sales, Nexen Tire Europe. “We have strengthened the development of our SUV business and decided to make our offer in this area more attractive.”

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Nexen Tire Partner Manchester City Wins Back-to-Back Premier League Championships

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Nexen Tire is celebrating the win of Manchester City Football Club (Manchester City), its official partner of the English Premier League, on its victory in the 2018/19 Premier League title for two years in a row.

On May 12, Manchester City defeated Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club (Brighton) 4-1, making it the sixth league title to be won by the Club. Throughout the season, Manchester City and Liverpool went back and forth trading the lead.

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Nexen Tire opens global R&D hub in Seol

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Nexen Tire has opened a central research center in Seoul that will serve as its global hub for research & development. Nexen has invested more than $171 million in this 10-storey `Nexen UniverCity.’ The workspace has been designed as an open innovation environment to maximize concentration and teamwork.

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Nexen Tire Motorsports Kicks Off 2019 Formula DRIFT In Long Beach

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Nexen Tire America has officially kicked off the 2019 Formula DRIFT season with this year’s Nexen Tire Motorsports Formula Drift team. Nexen Tire Motorsports introduced its team at the season kick-off event – Formula DRIFT Round 1: Streets of Long Beach – April 5-6 with all drivers running laps on Nexen Tire N’Fera SUR4G street-legal drift tires.

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Nexen Tire Adds New Winter Tires

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Nexen Tire has recently announced the expansion of its winter tire lineup.

The company has redesigned its WinGuard WinSpike WH62 for passenger vehicles and the WinGuard WinSpike WS62 for CUV/SUV vehicles from the ground up. The new releases have been developed for enhanced performance on snow and ice conditions. To meet increasing market demands, Nexen offers the tires in expanded size lineups.

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Nexen adds passenger, CUV/SUV winter tire to lineup

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DIAMOND BAR, Cailf. — Nexen Tire America Inc. has updated its winter tire lineup with the release of the WinGuard WinSpike WH62 for passenger vehicles and the WinGuard WinSpike WS62 for CUVs/SUVs.

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Cooper, Federal, Nexen, Yokohama earn Good Design honors

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CHICAGO — The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design has presented Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Federal Tyre Jiangxi Co. Ltd., Nexen Tire Corp. and Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. with “Good Design” awards, which recognize “cutting-edge” industrial, product and graphic designs.

The Chicago Museum presents its Good Design awards annually in cooperation with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies for their design excellence.

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Nexen Tires wins Good Design Award for Winguard Sport 2 tire

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Nexen Tire announced that the Winguard Sport 2 received an award at the ‘Good Design Awards 2018.’

The awarded Winguard Sport 2 is a premium ultra-high performance alpine/studless Passenger Car Radial (PCR) tire that provides the optimal driving experience in the snow with a winter reindeer and ski plate as its motif. It has been evaluated as a premium winter tire for its excellent grip and stable performance in the snow with its unique 3D winter kerf and zigzag groove.

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Nexen Tire Launches ‘American Muscle For American Heroes’ Program

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Nexen Tire America has announced “American Muscle for American Heroes” – an all-new program designed to honor a well-deserving veteran who has been wounded in combat and awarded the Purple Heart Medal.

Nexen Tire partnered with the highly respected Purple Heart Foundation to help select a Purple Heart recipient to receive an iconic American muscle car – a custom Nexen Tire Purple Heart Dodge Challenger.

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Nexen Tire to Increase Prices by Nov. 1

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Nexen Tire America, Inc. has announced it will be adjusting the pricing on all U.S. passenger and light truck tires sold in the U.S. starting Nov. 1.

The maximum increase will be 6% but will vary by SKU, the South Korean tiremaker said. Like other tire manufacturers, Nexen cited growing transportation and logistics costs as well as other rising business costs as the reason for the price increase.

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