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Hankook Tire to Supply Tires for Honda Accord Sedan

Hankook Tire to Supply Tires for Honda Accord Sedan

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Hankook Tire Manufacturing Co., the world’s seventh-biggest tiremaker by sales, said Thursday it has begun supplying high-performance tires to Honda Motor Co.’s Accord sedan. The Korean carmaker has supplied original equipment (OE) tires to the Japanese carmaker’s models, such as the Civic sedan and the CR-V SUV. It added [...]

Hankook Tire Takes 7th Spot in Global Tire Market

Hankook Tire Takes 7th Spot in Global Tire Market

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Hankook Tire Co., South Korea’s leading tiremaker, ranked seventh in the global tire market last year in terms of revenue, and its smaller local rival Kumho Tire Co. took 14th, according to an industry report on Wednesday. Hankook Tire logged US$5 billion in sales last year, down 5.9 percent from a year earlier, according to the U.S.-based industry magazine TireBusiness. Its smaller local rival Kumho Tire Co. raked in sales of $2.4 billion last [...]

Hankook’s Futuristic Tires Win IDEA Award

Hankook’s Futuristic Tires Win IDEA Award

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Hankook Tire has won a 2015 International Design Excellence Award for its futuristic tire designs. Three tires developed by Hankook in collaboration with Pforzheim University were designed to provide optimal performance under severe conditions caused by global climate change such as deforestation, heavy snow and rain. According to Hankook Tire, the Boostrac [...]