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Hankook Tire has revealed the company’s financial result for Q1 2020 with consolidated global sales of KRW 1.4358 trillion (approx. 1.0905 billion Euro) and an operating profit of KRW 105.9 billion (approx. 80.4 million Euro).

Tractor of the Year (TotY) has a new partner in the form of BKT with the partnership lasting for 4 years and coming into force from the 6th of May.

According to figures released by the Malaysian Automotive Association, year-on-year passenger vehicle sales saw a drop of almost 60% in March as the government implemented phase 1 of the Movement Control Order (MCO) to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

In the unique setting of an Orang Asli-inspired Tadom Hills Resort, Giti and distribution partner Kit Loong gathered together with various fleet and dealer customers to celebrate a year of success on 5th March.

Kian Heng Marketing & Enterprise Sdn Bhd, one of the leading off-the-road (OTR) tyre distributors, based in Senai, Johor, has secured a distributorship to bring in Dynacargo, a new brand of truck and bus radial (TBR) tyre into Malaysia.

Hankook is now entering the virtual world of motorsport and, together with DTM is to become a founding partner of the DTM Esports Classic Challenge. The newly created race series brings together 15 current and former drivers of the DTM and the DTM Trophy as well as well-known influencers from the virtual racing scene with a further five participants each from the RaceRoom community.

Production of BKT's tyres has partially restarted in all its Indian factories, following dialogue with and approval by the local governments of the States where the plants are located.

 

Silke Bernhardt as of April 1st has taken up the newly created position of Head of Communications & Public Affairs of the Tyres business area at Continental in Hanover.

Linglong Tire has been devoting itself and supporting its partners during COVID-19.

 

Last week, Linglong Tire held the opening of their fifth manufacturing base in Changchun, Jilin Province with dignitaries from Changchun, Jilin, China FAW Group Corporation, China Rubber Industry Association, and Linglong’s partners attending.

 

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