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Hankook Offers Consumer Rebate on Winter Tires

Hankook Tire America Corp. is rewarding consumers who buy winter tires with a “Great Winter” mail-in rebate of up to $80 for a set of four tires purchased between Oct. 10 and Dec. 31, 2016.

Hankook Tire America Corp. President Hee-Se Ahn (left) presents DAV Executive Director Barry Jesinoski with a $150,000 check during an on-field presentation at the Cincinnati Reds Military Appreciation Day Game at the Great American Ball Park on June 12. Hankook has renewed its partnership with DAV to help provide free services to veterans of all generations where they live.
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Hankook Increases Support to Disabled American Veterans

Hankook Tire America Corp. continued its support of Disabled American Veterans (DAV) with a donation of $150,000 to fund 2016 partnership activities, including four mobile service office stops. The company also introduced the Hankook Heroes program to recognize veterans.

Mike Vilencia gets a thumbs up from Bobby Valentine at the Hankook meeting.
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Bobby Valentine: Managing by the Three ‘Rs’

Bobby Valentine, the former major league baseball manager for the Texas Rangers, New York Mets and Boston Red Sox, was Hankook's Tire America Corp.’s guest speaker at the company’s Partner’s Day meeting held recently in Liberia, Costa Rica.

Jae Bum Park (left), senior vice president of marketing, Hee Se Ahn (center), president, and Shawn Denlein, senior vice president of sales, hosted Hankook’s Partner’s Day.
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Hankook Refines Growth Strategies for the U.S. Market

In European countries, Hankook is positioned as a first tier brand, and my vision in the U.S. is to achieve that goal.” This one short sentence by Hankook Tire America Corp. President Hee-Se Ahn set the tone for the company’s Partner’s Day meeting held last month in Liberia, Costa Rica.

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Hankook Is Recalling Nearly 47,000 Ventus S1 Noble2 Tires

Hankook Tire America Corp. is recalling 46,968 Ventus S1 noble2 tires. The tires being recalled are size 245/45R18 96W, manufactured May 20, 2013, to Feb. 14, 2015, and size 245/40R19 94W and 275/35R19 96W tires manufactured May 22, 2013, to Feb. 14, 2015.

Hee Se Ahn, president of Hankook Tire America Corp., says the new Laufenn brand surpassed expectations for growth in its first year.
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2015 SEMA Show -- Tires, Tools and Technology

With upwards of 2,300 exhibit booths showcasing thousands of products, the annual four-day Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show is an extravaganza of choice for attendees involved in the automotive industry. Yet some trends that speak to the over-arching preoccupations of tire dealers emerged from the abundance of products on display at this year’s edition, which ran Nov. 3-6 in Las Vegas.

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Hankook sponsors services for veterans

Hankook Tire America Corp. is partnering with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) to bring free services to veterans who need assistance filing claims for Veteran Affairs benefits. 

A Bridgestone DriveGuard fact sheet shows the key components of run-flat tires.
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A flat performance for run-flat tires

The standard complaints about run-flat tires that wear too quickly and offer an uncomfortable ride aren’t going away. In the last five years as the replacement rate of non-run-flat tires on two-year-old cars has improved by 4%, the run-flat replacement rate hasn’t budged an inch.

Greg Olsen (center), an All-Pro tight end for the National Football League’s Carolina Panthers, addressed dealers at Hankook’s annual Partner’s Day. He is pictured with Hankook executives Shawn Denlein (left), senior vice president of sales, and Hee-se Ahn, president.
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Hankook introduces 2 tires

Hankook Tire America Corp. used its annual Partner’s Day meeting in Cancun, Mexico, to unveil the 2015 launch dates of two Hankook passenger tires for the North American market.

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