The new Škoda Octavia now comes equipped with the Kumho’s Ultra-High Performance (UHP) Ecsta PS71 tyre in size 205/60 R16 92V.
Linglong Holds 2020 Linglong Passenger Car Tire Distributor Annual Conference
Representatives of the Linglong Tire, Atlas Tires, and Leao Tire dealer companies gathered together to share the nuggets of development in 2020 recently.
Nikolai Setzer To Become Continental CEO
The Supervisory Board of Continental AG appointed Nikolai Setzer, as new Executive Board chairman until March 2024, effective December 1, 2020. He succeeds Dr. Elmar Degenhart, who is stepping down from his position for health reasons, with the consent of the Supervisory Board, effective November 30, 2020.
Recircle Awards 2021: Nominations Shortlist Announced
Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, has announced the shortlist of nominees for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021, the recently launched awards event recognising sustainable innovation, production processes, management and services within the tyre retreading and recycling industries.
Hankook Technodome Receives Safety Management Certification from Korean Ministry of Science
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.
Car Sales Up 5.2 Per cent in October
The vehicle sales volume for October 2020 was 0.4 per cent higher than September 2020.
Hankook Listed in DJSI World for the Fifth Consecutive Year
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.
Nokian Tyres Again Included in the Prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
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 Presents Futuristic Tyre and Mobility Vision with its “Design Innovation 2020” Project
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.
Futurmotive – Digital Expo and Conference: The Event Agenda is Now Available
On 10th December 2020, within a virtual arena, members of automotive aftermarket companies and international experts will discuss key topics such as mobility, new technologies, eco-sustainability of the sector and post-pandemic scenarios.