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Nexen Tire Corp. announced that its N'blue HD tire received a “very recommendable”' rating in tests conducted by Auto Bild, a German automobile magazine.

The company says Auto Bild published the final results from a two-staged test on 185/60 R 15 summer tires from 53 tire makers fitted on a Volkswagen Polo on March 20.

The final tests were performed on the top 18 tires selected from the first stage for outstanding performance. The magazine conducts a variety of performance tests on cars and tires, and these test results are seen as highly reliable sources among European consumers.

"It is thrilling to see the test result by Auto Bild, as it confirms our eco-friendly ultra-high performance tire, N'blue HD, positioned at the top of its class in terms of braking distance," says Han Min-hyun, vice president, research and development. "The tire has been acknowledged for its steering stability and fuel efficiency in the European market, and this test's result adds another proof point for its excellence in performance."

From the test, the N'blue HD proved to be an ideal summer tire with multifaceted quality by scoring well in various categories including handling, braking distance, hydroplaning resistance, and noise on both wet and dry surfaces, according to the company.

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