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The Hankook Technodome, tyre maker’s state-of-the-art research and development centre has been honoured as one of the most exemplary laboratories in the field of safety management. The Ministry of Science and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Korea only awards this title to laboratories that have been assessed by renowned experts under strict scientific criteria. Hankook is the first tyre maker receiving this certificate in Korea. 

Proxes CR1 tyres have four distinct benefits, namely silent, safety, high-grade and comfort.

Apollo Tyres has introduced a cross-ply lug tyre, XT-100HD to strengthen its position in the Indian replacement market.

The vehicle sales volume for October 2020 was 0.4 per cent higher than September 2020.

Hankook is again featured in the world-renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index World. The DJSI World recognises Hankook’s sustainability management commitment, especially in the areas of Social Contribution and Supply Chain Management. Hankook has been included in the DJSI World since 2016, and is the only Asian company in the automotive supply industry to have been recognised in 2020. 

Johor State Tyre Dealers Association (JSTDA) has successfully held its 24th AGM on 27th September, 2020.

Bendix pointed out that the one simple reason for wanting to upgrade one’s brakes is improved performance.

A leader like Vipal Rubber knows that its products are constantly being evaluated in the most diverse markets in which it operates.

Nokian Tyres has been included in the Dow Jones’ DJSI World sustainability index for the fourth consecutive year. The company was also selected for the more strictly defined DJSI Europe index.   

Hankook reveals a futuristic mobility concept with its “Design Innovation 2020” project, presenting a two-wheeled mobility device called “HPS-Cell”. The HPS-Cell serves as an autonomous driving platform, which can be connected to various passenger cabins or cargo spaces, called pods. To bring the scenario to life, concept films and prototypes have been produced and are available to view on the official Hankook Tire YouTube page. 

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