Hankook to Accelerate Development Time with Partnership

Hankook is pursuing a digitalization of its office through Tableau’s data-driven analytics platform. Based on Tableau’s software platform, Hankook says it created a standard database processing algorithm that enabled the accumulation of globally-scattered data. As a result, the company says, analyzing and reporting tasks has been minimized.

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Hankook picked as original equipment supplier for Fita 500 and Fiat Panda

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Hankook Tire announced will equip Fiat with its original equipment tire, Kinergy Eco², expanding its ever-growing global original equipment.

The Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda are the first FCA city cars fitted with the new gasoline Mild Hybrid technology and they are the first step towards the electrification of the Fiat brand. The two models, icons of style, design and “Made in Italy” around the world, now improves fuel efficiency, reducing CO2 emissions on average by 20% and up to 30%.

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Hankook presents futuristic tyre and mobility vision with its “Design Innovation 2020” project

Tyre maker Hankook reveals a futuristic mobility concept with its “Design Innovation 2020” project, presenting a two-wheeled mobility device called “HPS-Cell”. The HPS-Cell serves as an autonomous driving platform, which can be connected to various passenger cabins or cargo spaces, called pods. To bring the scenario to life, concept films and prototypes have been produced and are available to view on the official Hankook Tire YouTube page.

Premium tyre maker Hankook revealed the “Design Innovation 2020” project on its official YouTube Channel that envisions a futuristic tyre platform as a future driving and mobility innovation. Launched in 2012, the “Design Innovation” program is the tyre maker’s R&D project which is organised in collaboration with one of world’s leading design universities every two years. The joint research project puts forward futuristic concepts for driving and mobility solutions that tackle today’s challenges.

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Hankook Tire Listed by Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World for the Fifth Consecutive Year

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Global leading tire company Hankook Tire announced that the company has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World for the fifth consecutive year. The DJSI tracks the stock performance of the world’s leading companies…

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Hankook Tire chosen as OE tire for GM’s two heavy-duty pick up trucks

Hankook Tire will equip the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Heavy Duty models with Dynapro MT2 tires.

Both the Silverado and Sierra, two of GM’s most durable heavy-duty pickup trucks, will be fitted in the size LT275/70R18.

The Dynapro MT2, Hankook’s Red Dot Award-winning new generation mud-terrain tire, is designed with off-road traction and on-road durability in mind.

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Hankook Tire: Americans to Drive More During the Holidays

Three-quarters of Americans (74%) plan to travel for the holidays, however, they’re changing how and when they venture out. At the same time, apprehension about planning travel far in advance is on the rise, as only 16% of Americans are willing to commit to personal travel more than six months out.

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Hankook Tire Recognized by Journey to Automation Awards

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Hankook Tire received “Highly Commended” under the Tire Manufacture – Producer category at the Journey to Automation Awards (J2A Awards).

Organized by European Rubber Journal (ERJ), Journey to Automation Awards (J2A Awards) recognizes tire brands’ efforts on the topic of automation and digital transformation. In its inaugural ceremony, Hankook Tire was recognized for its Virtual Compound Design (VCD) system.

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Hankook Tire Sponsors MLB Wild Card Series

Hankook Tire , the official tire of Major League Baseball, will be the presenting sponsor of the 2020 American League and National League Wild Card Series.

For the first time in MLB history, the Wild Card round has expanded to a 16-team, best-of-three series format, which is modified from the traditional four-team, single-game playoff structure which began in 2012.

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Tire Review Podcast: Hankook’s New All-Weather Tire & COVID-19 Effects

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As the fall and winter seasons approach, your customers will be coming into your shop to gear up for the weather ahead – and some may need new tires. Luckily, you have options. Maybe you fit them with an all-season depending on where you live, or perhaps their best bet is a designated winter tire. For situations sandwiched between those two, a tire in the all-weather segment could be a better bet.

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Hankook launches all-weather Kinergy 4S2 tire for the US Market

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Hankook Tire announced it has launched its all-weather Kinergy 4S2 in the North American market.

The IF Design Award-winning Kinergy 4S2 features excellent dry, wet and snow performance complete with a Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake rating. The Kinergy 4S2 will be offered in rim diameters between 15-20 inches and will carry a 60K mile warranty, road hazard warranty and 30-day free trial.

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