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Hankook opens first manufacturing plant in the US

Hankook Tire has opened its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Tennessee, USA. It further enhance its growing global production portfolio. Hankook says that this new plant exemplifies the company’s continuous efforts to create innovative and cutting edge technology for its U.S. customers as well as for the global market. The company now operates a network of manufacturing bases located

Hankook confirmed as sponsor of NI Road Safety Awards

Hankook Tyres, distributed in Northern Ireland by Tyre Call (NI) Ltd has been confirmed as a category sponsor at the Northern Northern Ireland Road Safety Awards 2017, which recognise the contribution of individuals and organisations who have worked to improve road safety in their communities. The awards, which are now in their third year, are

Be equipped to face the wintry weather with Hankook

Hankook is getting ready for winter with its SmartControl AW02 tyre – a winter specialist for trucks than can be used both on the steering axle as well as at all other positions. Like all the other treads in the SmartControl range, the tyre, which is suitable for use on all axles, not only impresses

Hankook OE on Opel Insignia

Hankook is supplying original fitment tyres for the Opel Insignia Grand Sport saloon and for the Sports Tourer estate models. One of the ex works tyre options for the 2017 model is the ultra-high-performance tyre Ventus S1 evo2 in size 245/45 R18 96W, which already comes with the advanced Hankook “sound absorber®” technology. The sporty and

New concept Hankook tyre at Frankfurt

A new concept tyre Hankook is being showcased on the new electric drive concept vehicle from Volkswagen, the I.D. Crozz II, at the IAA in Frankfurt this week. The four-door vehicle with all-wheel drive is the first electrically driven Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV) from Volkswagen – a mixture between Coupé and SUV. Following the world

Hankook Ventus S1 evo² OE on Audi RS 5 Coupé

Hankook is set to supply original fitment tyres for the Audi RS 5 Coupé in 19- and 20-inch sizes. Hankook premiered as original equipment manufacturer for an RS model in 2016, fitting the high-performance two-seater Audi Sport TT RS with S1 evo² tyres on 19-inch wheels. The RS 5 Coupé is the first Audi RS-model

Hankook set to exhibit at IAA

Hankook Tyre is exhibiting at the IAA 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany, the world’s largest motor show, September 12-14 In line with the “Future Now” motto of this year’s show, the company will present the tyre technologies of tomorrow at its booth. Alongside design ideas for the mobility concepts of the future, the focus will be

Hankook gets Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s ratings

Leading global tyre company Hankook Tire been assigned first-time for Baa2, BBB ratings from the international credit rating agencies, Moody’s and S&P (Standard & Poor’s), respectively. Rating agencies have recognised that Hankook Tire has a high level of operational efficiency as evidenced by its robust profitability and low financial leverage. Hankook Tire’s solid financial structure

Hankook Golf Classic raises money for Transaid

Hankook staff together with a selection of tyre retailers and Fleet Managers participated at the Hankook Golf Classic South which took place at Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club in Hertfordshire recently. This second golf event continued to raise funds for Transaid, an international development organisation transforming lives through safe, available and sustainable transport, bringing

Hankook announces winner of Technical Excellence Award

Premium tyre manufacturer Hankook, has sponsored a key award at the Motor Transport Awards in London. The company sponsored the Motor Transport Technical Excellence Award which was presented to Tesco Distribution. Shortlisted companies also included Cemex UK and The Cartwright Group. The award, sponsored by Hankook, was presented to Tesco Distribution by Brett Emerson, Hankook

Hankook returns to Germany’s only street circuit for weekend of racing

The events are coming thick and fast on the DTM race calendar. After the first international stop in Hungary two weeks ago, this weekend sees, what is probably the most popular international touring car series, head to the Norisring. At 2.3 kilometres, the only street circuit in Germany is the shortest track on the DTM