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Hankook is a Korean tire brand with a large share of the global market. It currently manufactures tyres in the United States, Europe, Korea and China. Its significant investment in innovation and technology is a feature that sets it apart from other brands. Today Hankook is an official sponsor of the Real Madrid Soccer Club.

1.- Hankook Tyre Shop New Zealand
1.1.- Hankook Auckland
1.2.- Hankook Canterbury
1.3.- Hankook Wellington
1.4.- Hankook Waikato
1.5.- Hankook Bay of Plenty
1.6.- Hankook Otago
1.7.- Hankook Manawatū-Whanganui
1.8.- Hankook Northland
1.9.-Hankook Hawke’s Bay
1.10.- Hankook Taranaki
1.11.- Hankook Southland
1.12.- Hankook Tasman
1.13.- Hankook Nelson
1.14.- Hankook Gisborne
1.15.- Hankook Marlborough
1.16.- Hankook West Coast
2.- Hankook Tyres Models
3.- Hankook History

1.- Hankook Tyre Shop New Zealand

Hankook Auckland

Hankook Canterbury

Hankook Wellington

Hankook Waikato

Hankook Bay of Plenty

Hankook Otago

Hankook Manawatū-Whanganui

Hankook Tyres Northland

Hankook Hawke’s Bay

Hankook Taranaki

Hankook Southland

Hankook Tasman

Hankook Nelson

Hankook Gisborne

Hankook Tyres Marlborough

Hankook West Coast

2.- Hankook Tyres Models

▷ Hankook Ventus Prime 2: It is a summer tyre. It has excellent grip on dry or wet conditions and a smooth ride through high technology.

▷ Hankook Kinergy Eco: it is the most ecological model of Hankook brand tyres since its compounds reduce pollution in the environment. Advantage: rolling resistance,  excelente wet breaking.

▷ Hankook Optimo H426: better fuel economy, good performance on snow and has a factory design that absorbs impacts on the road for greater comfort.

Hankook Ventus S1 Evo2 SUV: it is a premium tyre for SUVs that provide great braking capacity, excellent grip and safety when you drive in the curves. Its design helps drain water in wet conditions, avoiding aquaplanning.

Hankook  Dynapro AT2Hankook Dynapro AT-MHankook Dynapro AT RF08Hankook Dynapro HP2Hankook Dynapro HT RH12Hankook  Dynapro MT2Hankook Kinergy EcoHankook Kinergy GTHankook Kinergy PTHankook Kinergy ST Hankook Optimo H428Hankook Optimo H724Hankook Optimo H725Hankook Ventus AS RH07Hankook Ventus Prime 2Hankook Ventus R-S4Hankook Ventus S1 evo2Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 SUVHankook Ventus S1 evo3

3.- Hankook Tyres History 

Hankook‘s origins date back to the 1940s in South Korea, making it the first Asian manufacturer in history. Other brands had some manufacturing plants in this part of the world, but Hankook was the first to come out specifically from there.

One of the things that attracted the most attention from the beginning was the size of its facilities, which are still in Seoul today. At first, it made not only tires for cars but also for airplanes, as well as synthetic compounds for other industries.

The number of factories was expanded. First in other locations in Korea, then in Japan and China and later, after great success in their sales, they decided to establish subsidiaries in the United States. Shortly after they did the same in Europe, opening a headquarters in Germany.

Hankook wants to become a premium tire brand Currently, the South Korean manufacturer is the seventh worldwide in revenue, registering a total of 5.3 billion euros in 2017, so the goal that has been set is not easy. Investment in marketing and advertising, as well as placing the accent on high-end car brands and competition are the main pillars on which the manufacturer operates.

Hankook knows that it has come later than other manufacturers and that they are well established. Despite being a relatively young brand, born in 1941 and turning 77 last May, it has managed to open a gap between European, North American and Japanese manufacturers, which occupy the top positions in sales worldwide.

Hankook is the third largest Asian brand in the world in terms of turnover, only ahead of Bridgestone and Sumitomo. As shown in the table, drawn up according to data from the ETRMA (European tire manufacturers association), the gap between the first two brands, Bridgestone and Michelin, and the rest is remarkable, being the only ones that exceed 20,000 million euros in annual income.

Despite this, Hankook begins to close the gap with its immediate competitors: Pirelli and Sumitomo are close. In fact, in recent years, Hankook has not stopped growing in turnover, experiencing growth between 2015 and 2016 of 4% and almost 1% between 2016 and 2017. Its range supplies tires for both passenger cars and heavy vehicles and light, as well as competition.

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