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At Tire Cologne from 26th May to 1st June 2018 Hankook is presenting several world premières alongside current tyre exhibits from the passenger car, SUV, bus and truck line-ups. In Hall 6.1, Stand no. A050, the world première of a completely newly developed passenger car all-weather tyre will be just one product visitors can expect to see in the 400 square metres of exhibition space. In...

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- Hankook Technodome is now qualified as a global innovation R&D centre, by the most influential & international accreditation organisation in the U.S. - Recognised for Hankook Technodome’s own testing and management system...

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In the stop-and-go business of city traffic bus tyres must be able to withstand a heavy load and guarantee safe and efficient use at the same time. With the SmartCity AU04+ Hankook is launching the ideal city bus tyre on the market. The improved tread of the all-season tyre ensures as low and as even a wear as possible. The innovative tread compound and new tyre structure guarantee high...

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The premium tyre maker announced expansion plans for the construction of a new truck tyre production unit in Rácalmás, Hungary. The works are set to begin during the 1st half of 2018, while the start of production is expected to commence around 2 years later. The expansion − in a value of around 290 million EUR − is the 4th one in the history of the Company's European plant, which was...

  • Car / SUV

The Hankook Ventus Prime³ is the winner of the large-scale summer tyre test 2018 conducted by German automobile consumer magazine Auto Bild. Decisive factors included the best overall braking performance from all 51 examined tyre brands. The German automobile club ADAC also awarded the best mark "Good" to Hankook’s premium comfort tyre in its latest summer tyre test. The Hankook Ventus...

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The Hankook Ventus Prime³ was awarded the top mark "Good" in the ADAC summer tyres test 2018. In addition, the particularly comfortable premium performance passenger car tyre, part of the successful Hankook Ventus product family, stood out in the first round of the large-scale tyre test conducted by Auto Bild, with the shortest braking distance overall amongst 51 competitors (in wet and...

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Hankook Tyre UK will be once again exhibiting at the Commercial Vehicle Show - the largest and most comprehensive road transport and commercial vehicle event in the UK. From 24th to 26th April 2018 at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre, the premium tyre maker will be presenting a comprehensive range of their commercial vehicle tyres including a new bus tyre for city traffic. ...

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Premium tyre maker Hankook is launching the new drive axle tyre for long-distance coaches in Europe, SmartTouring DL22. Along with the existing SmartTouring AL22, Hankook now has a complete portfolio of coach tyres available for long-distance routes. The company is responding to the growing importance of travelling long-distance by coach and to the increasing demand for high-tech coach...

  • Corporate

In comparison to 2016, the company’s sales increased by 2.9% in 2017. This result was driven by an expansion of the premium OE segment and a sales growth of larger size tyres starting from 17-inch especially in Europe and the U.S....

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Following the models Audi TT RS and Audi RS 5 Coupé, the tyre maker is now also factory-fitting the Audi RS 4 Avant with its ultra-high-performance tyres. Visitors to the 2017 IAA Show were able to view the latest addition to the RS Audi Sport family on Hankook tyres. Like the originator of all RS models, the Audi RS2 Avant, the new Audi RS 4 Avant is an estate car that combines...

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