Hankook Tire Canada Appoints New President And CEO


Hankook Tire Canada Corp. has announced the appointment of In Hyuk Rhee as president and CEO.

During a career with Hankook Tire spanning back to 1993, Rhee has served as both manager of the Motorsports team at Hankook Global, as well as manager of marketing strategy at Hankook’s European headquarters.

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Hankook Tire Showcases Three New Tires At 2019 MATS Show


Hankook Tire is presenting three new offerings in its truck and bus radial [TBR] tire lineup at the Mid-America Trucking Show [MATS], the biggest heavy truck show of the year. The three new products to be on display are the SmartFlex DL15, e3 MAX DL21 and e3 WiDE TL21, equipped with the latest Hankook Tire innovations for better performance and safety.

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Hankook strike in Hungary ends

The strike at Hankook Tire’s plant in Hungary is over. The tyre maker reports reaching an agreement with trade union VDSZ last week. Hankook will provide workers financial incentives to perform shift work as well as offer bonuses for long service and achieving set goals.

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Hankook Tire Partners with Rinspeed on Visionary Project


Hankook Tire has partnered with Rinspeed to equip their micro vehicle system “microSNAP”.

The company’s tires from its flagship-UHP Ventus S1 evo line in 195/40R17 size are fitted on the micro vehicles.

The temporary combination of chassis and bodies in the micro vehicle system allows for a flexible and sustainable usage. Hankook’s high performance tire with balanced environmental properties helps support this new system.

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Hankook Tire Recognized at ‘iF Design Award 2019’


Hankook Tire has been recognized for three of its tires in the categories of Professional Concept and Product at ‘iF Design Award 2019’.

The three winning tires are concept tires Hexonic and HLS-23, and passenger car tire Kinergy 4S 2.

Hankook created the Hexonic and HLS-23 tires through its research and development project ‘Design Innovation’, which proposes new visions and resolutions for future driving through tire.

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Tiremakers crumbling under car industry slump


By Nam Hyun-woo Hankook Tire CEO Cho Hyun-bum Domestic tiremakers were hit hard by the backpedaling in the global car market, with the top three companies each posting reduced 2018 earnings, their reports showed Friday. Hankook Tire , logged 703. 7 billion won ( $623.8 million ) in operating profit last year, down 11. 3 percent from a year earlier Sales also declined by 03 percent to 68 trillion won during the same period.

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Hankook Tire to supply racing tire to the 2019 Radical Australia Cup

Hankook Tire announced it will be the sole supplier to the 2019 Radical Australia Cup, a high-performance sports car racing cup in the Australia and New Zealand region.

Radical cars, a United Kingdom sports car, will be entering the motorsports fitted with Hankook Tire’s high-performing racing tires, the ‘Ventus F200’ and ‘Ventus Z217’.

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People: Hankook Europe names new TBR boss

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Hankook Tire Europe has appointed a former Michelin executive as marketing and strategy director for its European truck & bus tire business, the Korean tiremaker announced 15 Jan.

Guy Heywood previously worked for Michelin UK and Republic of Ireland, and most recently served as commercial director, all products and service lines. Heywood left Michelin in July last year.

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Global Tires Market Analysis, Estimates Trends, and Forecasts, 2016-2024: Growing Role of Nanotechnology Offers Benefits That Cover the Entire Life-Cycle of Tires

DUBLIN, Jan 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The “Tires – Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin…

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Goodyear exec: Tire project meets goals


NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario — The Tire Industry Project (TIP) — a collaborative effort involving 11 tire industry CEOs to identify and address the potential human health and environmental impacts of tires throughout their life cycle — is well on its way to meeting its objectives.

This was the message of Kimm Jarden, a principal sustainability specialist at Goodyear, in her presentation at the 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium in Niagara Falls Nov. 7-8.

Goodyear, Bridgestone Corp. and Group Michelin are co-chairs of the TIP, which was founded in 2005 under the aegis of Geneva, Switzerland-based World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Ms. Jarden said.


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