A UK hit: Hankook’s e-cube commercial line
Hankook Tire Europe has received positive feedback from blue chip fleets for the e-cube commercial vehicle tire range. Launched in the UK at the end of 2009, Hankook says the e-cube faced thorough testing and evaluation focusing on economy and the environment offering low rolling resistance, long mileage and good retreading capability.
The e-cube also features green credentials courtesy of lower hazardous materials and low rolling noise. Since its launch it has been trialed by many of the company’s customers and has successfully built a solid reputation for superior quality and value for money.
“In today’s market fleets are constantly looking to lower their transport costs. Hankook appreciates the emphasis placed on this and the need to invest in the development of quality products that also incorporate essential environmental credentials. This led to the introduction of the e-cube commercial vehicle tire range which we are proud to report is proving popular amongst our customers.” says Tony Lee, managing director of Hankook UK.
The e-cube represents a complete commercial vehicle tire range in a total of 13 dimensions which is designed to the highest technical level. The tire range comprises tires for steering and drive axles, together with matching trailer tires.
Optimized for use in European long-haul transport, the e-cube tires are available as AL10 e-cube (All Position Long Haul) for the steering axle and DL10 e-cube (Drive Axle Long Haul) for the drive axle, in each case in the sizes 295/80 R 22.5, 315/80 R 22.5, 315/70 R 22.5, 295/60 R 22.5 and 315/60 R 22.5, with the AL10 e-cube additionally available in the size 385/55 R 22.5. The TL10 e-cube (Trailer Long Haul) for trailers is available in the size 385/65 R 22.5 and as a super-single trailer tire in the size 445/45 R 19.5 in 2012.