Hankook says its winter tire testing facility in Ivalo, Finland will be ready by December 2016. This is a rendering of a building on the site.

Hankook to Build a Winter Tire Testing Site in Finland

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is establishing its own European winter tire testing facility in Ivalo, Finland, some 300 km/h north of the polar circle. The company has recently signed a contract to build the facility with the Finnish tire testing company Test World Oy next to their own testing area Mellatracks.


Hankook takes Laufenn brand to Europe

After launching its Laufenn tire brand in the United States during the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in 2014, Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is expanding the line, and taking it to the European market.

Hankook's next generation of the Ventus Prime tire, the Prime3, focuses on improvements in dry handling and braking.

Hankook's newest Ventus tire: the Prime3

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is revealing the next generation of its Ventus line, the Ventus Prime3, at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany.


Look for Hankook innovations in Germany

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. will present its latest innovations at the 66th International Motor Show (IAA) from Sept. 15 to 27, 2015, in Frankfurt, Germany.

Hankook will supply four tread designs as OE fitments on the 2016 Ford F-650/750, including this AH11 tire.

Hankook wins OE fitment on Ford trucks

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is expanding its original equipment portfolio in North America, supplying tires for Ford Motor Co.'s new 2016 F-650/F-750 medium duty trucks.

Hankook's Ventus S1 noble2 will be OE on the 2015 Ford Mustang V6 and EcoBoost base vehicles.

Hankook UHP tires OE on 2015 Mustang

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. will be the original equipment supplier for the 2015 Ford Mustang V6 and EcoBoost. Both the V6 and EcoBoost base level vehicles will be factory equipped with Hankook’s Ventus S1 noble2.

Mr. Gangseung Lee assumed the role as vice president of marketing and sales at the company’s European Headquarters.

Hankook’s sales drop in 2014

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. posted net sales of $6.6 trillion won in fiscal 2014, which is 5.5% below 2013’s sales of $7.1 trillion won.


Hankook buys shares in car parts company

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has purchased a majority stake in Korean car parts manufacturer Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp (HVCC). The purchase makes Hankook the second largest stakeholder in HVCC.

The Hankook Technodome will have 90 separate laboratories to enable a wide range of R&D activities to be carried out simultaneously.

Hankook heads for ‘top-tier’ with Technodome

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. announced that it held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new R&D center, the Hankook Technodome, in Daejeon, Korea, when the company announced its strategic R&D vision.

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