Hankook is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing tyre manufacturers for innovative, high-quality and high-performance radial tyres for passenger cars, light trucks, SUVs, RVs, trucks, and buses as well as motorsports (circuit racing/rallies).
Hankook sells its products in more than 180 countries with production facilities in Asia and Europe currently producing over 90 million tyres annually. Hankook Tires were first introduced into the UK in the early 1980s and since then the company has progressively built a level of brand awareness and reputation for quality equalling that of many longer established brands. The extensive range of tyres are available through a network of quality retailers in support of which Hankook is committed to on-going development and further strategic expansion.
The company invests five percent of its revenues in Research and Development every year. Their five Research and Development centres in Korea, Germany, USA, China and Japan develop the very latest in market-specific, customised and innovative technologies. They greatly contribute in providing optimal tyre solutions designed to meet the regional requirements and demands of their customers.
Internationally leading car manufacturers such as Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Ford, Hyundai, Kia, Opel, and Volkswagen rely on tyres made by Hankook for their original equipment. Hankook are also involved with several internationally renowned motorsport events including the international touring car series DTM with Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz and the Le Mans 24 Hour Race with Ferrari.