Hankook Tire corporation was founded in 1941. The Korean company has branches in Germany, Russia, Great Britain, Turkey or Hungary now. The company’s headquarters is located in Seoul. Production plants are located in Korea, China and Hungary.
The company is on the 7th place in the world regarding the amount of the tyres sold. Hankook products are available in HP and UHP class.
The company offers passenger car tyres, van tyres, 4x4 tyres, truck tyres and racing tyres. Hankkok tyres belong to the HP and UHP class tyres.
Hankook supplies the original equipment for such brands as Ford, Volvo, Toyota, Mitsubishi, Renault and Volkswagen.
Hankook tyres are used in e.g. American Le Mans Series or Asian Le Mans Series rallies.
History of the Brand
The world’s seventh largest tyre manufacturer is also the largest and oldest tyre firm in South Korea. Although more than half a century has passed since its foundation, the bosses of Hankook still follow its founders’ motto: “The road must be precisely planned, in order to reach full satisfaction.”