Hankook Expand Original Equipment Portfolio with 2020 Ford Explorer

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Hankook Tire recently announced that that it will be providing its touring all-season Kinergy GT tire as the original equipment for the 2020 Ford Explorer.

The size 255/65R18 [Pattern H436] of the Kinergy GT tire will be fitted onto the SUV vehicle.

Hankook explains in a release that the tire’s low rolling profile and tread design is well-suited to complement Ford’s 3.0-liter V6 EcoBoost gas engine and 10-speed transmission and aid in improving the SUV’s fuel mileage rating.

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Hankook earnings drop 42% in Q2, sales up

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SEOUL, South Korea — Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. suffered a 42.2% drop in operating income for the quarter ended June 30 on 2.1% higher revenue, driven by increased sales of higher rim-diameter tires.

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Toyo Tires setting up European R&D centre

In just a few months’ time, Toyo Tire Corporation will begin research and development work at a new site in Europe. The tyre maker is setting up an R&D centre in Willich, Germany to support its future factory in Serbia, and intends to start operations there in the autumn. Having a local R&D presence in the vicinity of vehicle manufacturers and related companies will, says Toyo, be beneficial in terms of the quality and freshness of the information gained.

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Hankook Tire Entertained Baseball Fans During 2019 MLB All-Star Week

CLEVELAND , July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Hankook Tire, the Official Tire of Major League Baseball (MLB), provided thrills to baseball fans throughout MLB All-Star Week in Cleveland, Ohio July 5-9 by giving them an opportunity to show off their best post-homer celebrations and hosting fans and veterans at the MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard.

Leading up to the All-Star Game Presented by Mastercard, on July 9 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Hankook hosted fans at its booth at PLAY BALL PARK – the world’s largest and most playable baseball and softball field. As well as enjoying special prizes and baseball-themed Hankook merchandise, fans were given a chance to mimic their on-field heroes by pretending to celebrate a game-winning home run and showing off their best bat flip celebration at Hankook’s ‘Bat Flip’ simulator booth.

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Hankook Tire, DTM extend partnership

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Hankook Tire will remain the exclusive supplier of the DTM for the next four years, the company said. The tyre maker and DTM marketer ITR have agreed on an early extension to the partnership contract, which now runs through to 2023. The new contract sees Hankook Tire become the longest-standing tyre supplier in the history of the international racing series.

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Hankook Tire Expands OE Supply To Toyota With The All-New 2020 Toyota Corolla

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Hankook Tire announced it will start providing original equipment tires to the all-new 2020 Toyota Corolla, one of the best-selling cars in the United States. From April this year, the new Corolla will be fitted with Hankook Tire’s Kinergy GT [pattern H436], a premium grand touring all-season tire for all roads.

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Hankook debuts improved super-single drive-axle truck tire

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Hankook Tire America Corp. has introduced the Hankook e3 WiDE DL21, a super-single long-haul drive tire that boasts greater life and mileage over its predecessor, the DL07.

Hankook said the e3 WiDE DL21 offers a 2-percent increase in tread life and a 10-percent drop in rolling resistance versus its predecessor.

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Hankook Tire expands its 2019 Great Catch Rebate promotion

Hankook Tire announces that it has expanded its roster for the 2019 Great Catch Rebate team.

The Official Tire of MLB gives customers a chance to make a great save of their own with this rebate program. Starting today, consumers can save up to $60 on nine of Hankook’s most popular passenger and light truck tire models, including the all-new Dynapro AT2.

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Low Rolling Resistance Tires Market 2018: By Key Manufacturers Yokohama Tire Corporation, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Sumitomo, Continental, Hankook Tire, Pirelli, Bridgestone, Michelin, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

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Global low rolling resistance tires market was valued at USD 60.5 Billion in 2017 and growing at a CAGR of 12.3% in the forecast period of 2018 and 2025. The upcoming market report contains data for historic years 2015 & 2016, the base year of calculation is 2017 and the forecast period is 2018 to 2025.

Market Segmentation: Global Low Rolling Resistance Tires Market

The global low rolling resistance tire market is segmented based on type, application, end user application and geography.

Based on type, the market is

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Hankook Becomes Official Tire Partner of W Series

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Hankook Tire is now the official tire partner of the new W Series that specifically aims at encouraging women in motorsports.

Hankook Tire will provide its high-end racing tires, the Ventus Race (F200 slick and Z217 wet), in sizes VA 230/560-13 and HA 280/580-13 to the W Series.

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