The Sailun Group will open the Sailun Tire Americas Technical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn., that will design and develop passenger, light truck, SUV, CUV and medium truck tires, plus tires for electric vehicles.
Hankook Tire & Technology opened its new proving ground in South Korea, complete with 13 testing tracks. The tiremaker says it will serve as the research and development facility "for Hankook's most advanced products" of the future.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. wants its new research and development center to make a statement. The 1-million-square-foot structure in Daejeon, Korea, a city known as “Asia’s Silicon Valley,” is an impressive sight. The building was designed by the same architect who created Apple’s world headquarters, and the stark white floors and walls of windows give the space a modern, Apple-ish look.