Nokian Tyres has cause to celebrate after its Nokian Ground King Intuitu smart tyres, with Hybrilug tread technology and wireless connectivity earned its design team the Fennia 22 Prize.
Nokian Ground King Intuitu Smart Tyres Now Award-Winning
Bridging the gap between a lug and block pattern tyre, the Nokian Tyres Ground King has a pattern design unique to the market and smart Intuiutu tyre sensors and connectivity to help owners keep abreast of the health of the tyre.
Caleb Claassen, Head Designer at Nokian Tyres, said of the design process and the application of the tyre, “I’ve had the pleasure to be part of the Nokian Tyres Ground King project all the way, from the beginning from the idea to the prototypes and extensive testing. You can use the same tyre in various conditions and still achieve a much more comfortable ride, traction, self-cleaning in the fields, and a smooth and vibration-free ride on the roads.”
The jury for the Fennia Prize 22 commented on the winning entry: “The utilisation of design has already yielded added value and premium quality for the company’s products. User centricity has always been important to the company. Ground King Intuitu tyres are a new flagship product that helps the company stand out from the competition.”
As well as Claassen, Nokian Tyres also congratulated Development Manager Samuli Räisänen, Product Manager Tero Saari and Product Manager Matthew Crocker for their work in the design and development of the Nokian Ground King tyre.