Hankook Tire positions itself at 2018 IAA

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Presenting itself as a global, top-tier truck tire manufacturer, Hankook Tire has started preparations for this year’s 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles show, taking place in Hanover, Germany between September 20th and 27th.

Hankook will be premiering a new tire line-up for mild on- and off-road use. These tires are engineered for ultimate steering, driving, trailer axle. In an outdoor exhibition area, the company will be highlighting further brand activities.

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Hankook expands SmartWork tyre line

The range of Hankook tyres for construction site applications has been expanded through the addition of new mixed on/off-road patterns to the SmartWork line. These are the SmartWork AM11 steer axle tyre, DM11 drive axle fitment and TM11 trailer tyre.

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Hankook Tire Introduces Second-Generation Electric Vehicle Tire

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Hankook Tire Corp. introduced its second-generation electric vehicle tire, the Kinergy AS EV, which features strengthened handling and noise-reducing capabilities optimized for today’s electric vehicles.

Compared to internal combustion engine vehicles, electric vehicles have lower engine noise, higher initial acceleration and bodies that are 10 to 20% heavier, Hankook says.

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Hankook Tire announces 2018 fall rebate promotion

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Hankook Tire is giving drivers a chance to enjoy the thrill of the road with its 2018 Fall Classic Rebate on a wide array of passenger and light truck tires.

The company says it will offer online or mail-in rebate of $50 to consumers who purchase four qualifying Hankook passenger or light truck tires from an authorized Hankook dealer between August 27 and September 21. Consumers can submit their rebate forms online at www.hankooktirerebates.com.

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Hankook Tire Hosts DAV Honorees at 2018 MLB All-Star Game

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Master Sergeant Jeff Johnson and Captain Jonathan Moak have at least two things in common: First, they’re avid baseball fans. Second – and more importantly – they serve in the United States military.

Hankook Tire America Corp., the Official Tire of Major League Baseball, thanked Johnson and Moak for their service by hosting them as honored guests at the 2018 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard on Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

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Welcome Toyo Tires New Proxes Sport Max Performance Summer Tire to the U.S. Market

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Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.has launched the all-new Proxes Sport max performance summer tire, now available in the United States.

The Proxes Sport creates a greater connection to the road with improved contact, improved grip and improved handling, Toyo says. The combination of proprietary Nano Balance Technology with a unique tread design delivers these enhancements in wet and dry conditions.

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Hankook Tire Wins Corporate Social Responsibility Award From Groupe Renault

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Hankook Tire 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, purchasing sustainability and quality.

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Hankook Tire Expands Partnership with DAV

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Hankook Tire America Corp. continues to support the veteran community, expanding its commitment to DAV (Disabled American Veterans). DAV provides free services to veterans of all generations where they live. In the fourth year of its partnership with DAV, Hankook is donating $175,000 to increase its support of DAV’s Mobile Service Office (MSO) program and award a new vehicle to help veterans in the company’s hometown of Nashville get to and from their medical appointments.

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Hankook acquiring Germany distributor Reifen-Mueller

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Seoul – Hankook Tire is buying 100% shares of German independent tire distributor Reifen-Mueller in a bid to strengthen its global distribution system.

The South Korean company announced 4 July that the acquisition will include Reifen-Mueller’s sales distribution affiliate company, ‘Reifen-Mueller KG’, as well its retreading business ‘Reifen-Mueller GmbH & Co. Runderneuerungswerk KG’.

The transaction amount was not disclosed.

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Hankook Tire Partners with ARLANXEO

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Hankook Tire and ARLANXEO agree on R&D partnership to develop new synthetic rubber grades and technologies for premium-performance tires.

Hankook Tire signed a second memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ARLANXEO, the world’s largest synthetic rubber producer, to co-develop synthetic rubber technologies for high-performance tires.

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