Shifting to a new position as a leading global tyre company

Creating new ideas and developing technology for producing world-class quality management and excellent performance tires.

Optimised ground contact means better handling and performance in both wet and dry road conditions, while the tread pattern and footprint minimize hydroplaning, reduce noise and enhance stability.

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Hankook Optimo 4S

Optimo 4S

This tyre offers superior traction in both dry and wet conditions.

Outstanding performance in snowy and icy conditions.

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Hankook Kinergy Eco

Kinergy eco

Kinergy eco’s Fuel Saving Technology was developed by combining new materials, such as nano-scale silica particles, using new mixing technology.

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Hankook Tyre Range

Hankook Tire is one of the world's largest and fastest growing tyre manufacturer for innovative, high-quality and high-performance radial tyres for passenger cars, light trucks, SUVs, RVs, trucks, and buses as well as motorsports (circuit racing/rallies).

The company invests some five percent of its revenues in R&D every year. In five Research and Development centres worldwide, located in Korea, Germany, USA, China and Japan, the company develops the very latest in market-specific, customised and innovative tyre solutions. More than 2,000 employees produce more than 34,000 tyres a day (this amounts to more than twelve million tyres a year) for passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks.

Hankook Tire’s European headquarters are located in Neu-Isenburg near Frankfurt am Main. Operating further European branches in Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Hungary, Russia, Turkey, Sweden and Poland. Hankook Tire employs approximately 18,000 employees worldwide and are selling their products in more than 180 countries.

Duetsche Tourenwagen Masters
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DTM : Duetsche Tourenwagen Masters

Hankook are the exclusive tyre supplier to the international touring car racing series DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters). The prestigious touring car series is the home to the thunderous 470bhp machines from major manufacturers, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and as of 2012, BMW.

Triple WTCC champion Andy Priaulx joins reigning champion Martin Tomczyk and 2011 DTM runner-up Bruno Spengler in BMW's line-up. Meanwhile 2005 DTM champion and McLaren F1 test driver Gary Paffett heads up the Mercedes-Benz squad. The field also includes two former F1 winners: Ralf Schumacher and BBC F1 commentator David Coulthard, both driving for Mercedes.

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volkswagen racing cup
volkswagen racing cup logo

Volkswagen Racing Cup

Hankook are the exclusive tyre supplier to the Volkswagen Racing Cup, one of the most exciting saloon car championship in the UK. Launched in 2000, the VW Racing Cup is open to any model of racing Volkswagen, attracting drivers of the Beetle RSi, Corrado, Vento and Golf VR6, Golf GTI of every generation, Jetta, Scirocco, Polo, Lupo and Bora models.

Engine usage has been as varied as car choice, with turbocharged and even turbodiesel power joining the established four and six cylinder engines. This variety of machinery, representing Volkswagens of all ages, has made for one of the most colourful and diverse grids in motorsport.

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Hankook official sponsor of Eufa Europa League

Hankook become an Official Sponsor of the UEFA Europa League

Hankook is delighted to announce they will become an Official Sponsor to the UEFA Europa League for the period 2012 – 2015.

The new partnership demonstrates another milestone in the company’s European marketing approach to sustainably increase brand awareness in the company’s biggest regional enterprise and reinforces Hankook’s long-standing engagement in European soccer.

Hankook will benefit from extensive brand exposure such as perimeter board advertising in the stadiums, media backdrops during flash interviews as well as during official UEFA press conferences.

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Hankook Campaign: BE ONE WITH IT

Current Hankook commercial "BE ONE WITH IT" which was awarded with the British TAFF advertising award and the german Auto Bild AutoSpot-Award.

Kinergy Eco Product Video

Kinergy Eco Product Video

Product Video of the eco friendy Kinergy Eco and it's technologies.

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Hankook DTM Track Animation Nuerburgring 2012

Hankook DTM Track Animation Nuerburgring 2012

Animation video showing the 2012 DTM Race track Nuerburgring

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EU Tyre Labelling Regulations

EU Tyre Labelling Regulations

Hankook Tire expects that the introduction of the tyre labeling system will provide useful purchase information for consumers who buy new tyres.

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