Hankook Tire Acquires Digital Prototype Company


According to Business Korea, Hankook Tire has acquired a 75% share of Model Solution, a Korea-based advanced digital prototype solution company, for an estimated $62 million USD.

“The acquisition is in line with the company’s strategy to secure new growth engines by aggressively acquiring companies with advanced technology and design capabilities,” according to the report.

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Hankook Tire announces MLB Partnership


Hankook Tire and Major League Baseball (MLB) have announced a new multi-year sponsorship in the United States and Korea.

The new partnership aims to showcase Hankook Tire across Baseball’s media assets including MLB Network, digital platforms such as MLB.com & social media, and MLB ballparks during Jewel Events like the All-Star Game presented by Mastercard and Postseason.

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Hankook Tire Releases New Kinergy ST Passenger Tire


Hankook Tire America is expanding its passenger tire segment with the release of its Kinergy ST (H735), a standard touring all-season tire designed for long tread life and smooth handling.

The Kingery ST features a Dual-Filler system that helps ensure low rolling resistance for better tread life and offers well-balanced dry and wet handling performance.

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Hankook unveils Kinergy ST all-season touring tire


NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Hankook Tire America Corp. has added the Kinergy ST (H735) all-season touring tire, which the tire maker said was designed for long tread life and smooth handling, to its Kinergy portfolio.

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Hankook Winter i*Pike RS: Balancing Price and Performance


In a previous article, we talked about the Hankook Winter i*Pike RS, a tire that we’ve been testing all winter to see what it’s capable of. Good for both SUVs and touring cars, this tire strikes a good balance between price and performance. Hankook does offer higher-performance products, but they cost more. The smallest of the Winter i*Pike RS tires sells for less than $100 each, making it both effective and affordable.

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Hankook Tire Launches Mail-In Rebate Campaign

Hankook Tire America Corp. has launched its 2018 Great Catch mail-in rebate program for consumers to make “game-saving plays” on their Hankook tire purchases as baseball season is set to kick off next month.

Starting March 5, consumers who purchase four qualifying Hankook passenger or light truck tires from an authorized Hankook dealer through April 6 are eligible for a mail-in rebate of up to $100. Consumers can submit online at www.hankooktirerebates.com.

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Hankook unveiling bus tyre, presenting commercial portfolio at CV Show


Hankook Tyre UK will present its commercial vehicle tyre portfolio at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham. The show takes place from 24 to 26 April 2018 at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and the Hankook stand (5C60) will be located in Hall 5. The stand will feature a wide range of tyres including the SmartFlex for regional haul, and the SmartWork for on and off road, both of which are selected as Original Equipment for MAN, Mercedes-Benz and Scania trucks.

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Tyre supply: Hankook Tire in talks with US car makers


Hankook Tire reports that it is currently discussing original equipment tyre supply opportunities with “several top-tier US auto manufacturers,” with a view to becoming the original equipment supplier for a “handful of popular 2019 models.” The tyre maker says it is also negotiating “notable partnerships” in the USA for this year.

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Hankook Expands Supply Deal with Scania

Hankook Tire will supply all Scania’s construction vehicles with tires in an expansion of its current contract with the commercial vehicle manufacturer, according to South Korean news service Yonhap.

Hankook started supplying original equipment tires to the Swedish company in November 2016. The expansion of the deal puts Hankook’s OE tires on the Scania XT truck, the company said in a statement to Yonhap.

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Hankook selected as OE tyres for Radical range


An agreement signed at Autosport International last week seals Hankook Tire’s status as exclusive original equipment tyre supplier to Peterborough-based sportscar manufacturer Radical. Hankook tyres will be fitted to Radical’s road and racing models, and through the supply partnership Hankook will be represented in various international racing series in which Radical is closely involved.

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