Press Releases

  • Motorsport

Tyre maker Hankook is launching a new generation of tyres for the upcoming DTM 2017 season. Preferred by the drivers, the new DTM slicks of the Ventus Race generate more grip in their optimum condition than the previous version. And, as requested by the vehicle manufacturers and organisers, they wear more quickly and heavily depending on use, which will significantly influence lap...

  • Corporate
  • Car / SUV

After a construction period of more than a year, Hankook has now opened ‘Technotrac’, its own European test facility for winter tyres in Finland. With a development centre in Germany, high-end production and state-of-the-art indoor testing in Hungary, as well as its very own winter test facility in Finland, Hankook stands for an integrated approach in the field of tyre development and...

  • Corporate

- Hankook announced global sales revenues of KRW 1.61 trillion and an operating profit of KRW 239.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016 - Operating profit of 2016 grew 24.7% YoY, driven by successful premium OE supply and increased Ultra High Performance Tyre (UHPT) sales in major markets, especially in Europe and North America. ...

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  • Corporate

Once again, this year Hankook Tyre UK will be exhibiting at the Commercial Vehicle Show from 25th to 27th April in Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre – the largest and most comprehensive road transport and commercial vehicle event in the UK. In Hall 5, Stand 5C60, the premium tyre maker will be presenting a comprehensive range of commercial vehicle tyres including the new all-season...

  • Motorsport

The Hankook 24H Dubai concluded at 14:00 on Saturday with victory for the Herberth Motorsport team. After 578 laps of racing, Robert Renauer crossed the finish line first in the Porsche 991 GT3 R to claim a prestigious success for himself and his crew at the opening event of the 2017 endurance season at the Dubai Autodrome. Two laps back, Matteo Cairoli – also in a Porsche 991 GT3 R –...

  • Motorsport

For motorsport fans, the wait is finally over in the second week of January. As is tradition, the 2017 endurance season kicks off with the Hankook 24H Dubai (12th to 14th January). The 24-hour classic in the United Arab Emirates also represents the first stop for the 24H Series powered by Hankook, which the premium tyre maker has supported as exclusive tyre partner and title sponsor...

  • Motorsport

The BMW Team MTEK is the pit stop champion of the DTM season 2016. The MTEK crew, with Bruno Spengler at the wheel, delivered the fastest tyre change times over the past season in the final reckoning in the Best Pit Stop competition sponsored by Hankook. The exclusive DTM partner is presenting this coveted award for the sixth time since joining the hugely popular international touring...

  • Car / SUV

Hankook ultra-high performance tyres have once more been chosen as original fitment from premium car manufacturer Audi AG. The company’s new ‘sound absorber’ will be applied to its flagship tyre Hankook Ventus S1 evo² SUV for the first time ever and shall be applied as a factory fitment in the 22 inch on the Audi Q7 model range including the all new Audi SQ7 TDI. The tyres were chosen by...

  • Motorsport

Premium tyre maker Hankook and the Dutch series promoter Dick van Elk recently signed a long-term agreement for an exclusive tyre partnership to start in season 2017. The Dutch Supercar Challenge racing series, which has been one of the top motor sport events in the Netherlands since 2001, has thus not only secured a new tyre partner for the future but also a new name ‘Supercar Challenge...

  • Car / SUV

The Essen Motor Show focuses on sporty vehicles and Hankook has the tyres to match. At Booth F102 in Hall 10, the premium tyre maker has many exhibits well worth seeing on show – from future-oriented tyres on the Opel GT Concept car to Ultra High Performance (UHP) classics: the VentusS1 evo series rated “Outstanding” by Auto Bild Sportscars magazine in both 2015 and 2016. “The UHP sector...

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