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Hankook now exclusive on Radical sportscar

Hankook is now the exclusive OEM for both the racing and the road models of the British sportscar manufacturer, Radical Hankook will supply various sizes for motorsport applications including the Ventus Race in the slick (F200) and rain version (Z207), and with its sporty roadside counterpart, the Ventus S1 evo², for “regular” Radical cars approved

Hankook launches 2018 Design Innovation

Premium tyre manufacturer Hankook has launched its ‘2018 Design Innovation’ project. Held every two years, the Design Innovation project realises the infinite possibilities of a tyre through designing creative and realistic alternatives to driving. ‘2018 Design Innovation’ will be held under the theme of ‘Extending Future Life Beyond Mobility’. I n 2035, human life is

Hankook makes key appointments

Soo Il Lee has been appointed as President and CEO of Hankook Tire, and will serve alongside CEO Hyun Bum Cho as a separate representative of the company. Lee will oversee Hankook Tire’s management, using experience gained by serving as COO of Hankook Tire’s America & China Headquarters, and as Chief Marketing & Corporate Management

Hankook wins Bronze for #Drive like a woman campaign

Tyre maker Hankook has won Bronze at the international Epica Awards for its informative campaign #Drive like a woman. The campaign was initiated jointly between the Swedish non-governmental road safety association NTF and Hankook Tire Sweden as statistics have shown that men and especially younger men aged between 18-25 years are more likely to have

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