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Hankook Tire Is Using Artificial Intelligence to Develop Tires

Hankook Tire CEO and President Hyun Bum Cho reports the company showed tangible results in its efforts for technology-based innovation and digital transformation by developing the Virtual Compound Design (VCD) system, a predictive model for tire compound properties using artificial intelligence.

Hankook says its iFlex airless concept tire is an example of the importance of materials in the development of eco-friendly tires. The urethane UNI-material consumes less energy during production and makes recycling easy. Tests have shown the tire can match conventional tires in terms of performance.
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Finding the Potential in Green Tires

Dandelions. Orange oil. Soybean oil. Guayule. With each new experiment in the building process, it’s clear tire makers are in the hunt for sustainable substitutes for rubber compounding materials in the tire manufacturing process.

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Hankook Brings AtlasBX Battery Production to the U.S.

An automotive battery manufacturer owned by Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. will join the tire maker's U.S. subsidiary in Clarksville, Tenn. AtlasBX Co. Ltd. will build a manufacturing plant there and plans to produce 2.4 million batteries a year.  

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