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Hankook continues Air Ambulance support into 2019

Premium tyre manufacturer, Hankook is continuing its support to the Air Ambulance Rapid Response Cars into 2019.

Hankook’s winter tyres convince in European tests

Hankook Tire kicks off the cold season with three tyre models, the Winter i*cept RS 2, the Winter i*cept Evo 2 and the Winter i*Pike RS 2 tyres scored above-average results in comparative tests throughout Europe.

Audi Sport Team Phoenix defends title to win Hankook Best Pit Stop Award for third time

Audi Sport Team Phoenix once again proved unbeatable in the pit lane in 2018. On average, over the course of the season, driver Mike Rockenfeller’s crew completed the fastest tyre changes and was rewarded with victory in the Hankook Best Pit Stop Award. In doing so, the Audi team not only successfully defended the title

Mick Schumacher is Formula 3 European Champion

The battle for the title in arguably the strongest Formula series in Europe for young drivers is over. Second place on Saturday in the second of three races at the final race weekend in Hockenheim was enough to see Mick Schumacher crowned the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion with one race still to come.

Hankook’s Kinergy AS ev recognised at IDEA

Hankook Tire’s Kinergy AS ev, a tyre for electric vehicles was recognised in the automotive and transportation category at the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2018.

Hankook launches Ventus S1 evo 3

Hankook Tire launched its new Ultra-High Performance (UHP) tyre at a press conference and driving event in Portorož, Slovenia. (24-25 September)

Hankook expands its urban/city bus tyre portfolio

Hankook is expanding its tyre portfolio in the scheduled urban/city bus sector. For the first time, the premium tyre maker is supplying a city bus tyre in the size 315/60 R 22.5 optimised for electromotive use. The SmartCity AU04+ stands out in particular due to of its very low rolling resistance which helps to ease

Hankook race tyres guide René Rast to maximum points at the Nürburgring

René Rast was the man of the weekend (September 8-9) at the iconic circuit in the Eifel Mountains. The Audi driver became the first man in the history of the DTM to not only win both races at a race weekend, but also to secure pole position for both races. While his advantage as he

Di Resta clocks up 10th DTM career win

Paul Di Resta clocked up his 10th DTM career win, when he headed the field at Brands Hatch, on Sunday, August 12. Di Resta started Sunday’s race from second on the grid. After a lightning-quick start, the Mercedes-Benz driver overtook the Mercedes-Benz of pole-sitter Gary Paffett to move to the front of the field. The

Hankook Tire awarded Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Global tyre maker Hankook Tire has received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the global auto brand Groupe Renault at its Supplier Award ceremony. Groupe Renault holds the Supplier Award ceremony annually to award its global partners for their most notable value. This year, it awarded 12 enterprises in five sectors: Best Service, Design, Innovation,

Hankook Tire acquires major independent German tyre distributor

Hankook Tire is set to accelerate its global distribution system by acquiring 100 per cent of the German major independent tyre distributor, Reifen-Mueller. The investment enhances the tyre maker’s global market competitiveness through continued distribution expansion. Hankook has agreed to acquire 100 per cent equity stake of ‘Reifen-Mueller’, one of Germany’s largest independent tyre wholesalers