#HANKOOK

Production

Hankook Tire Moving North American HQ to Tennessee

Seoul-based tiremaker Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is relocating its American headquarters from Wayne, N.J., to Nashville, Tenn.

Business

UPDATE: Hankook Ponders More Automotive Acquisitions

South Korea’s Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. says it may drive growth by buying more companies in the automotive sector.

Business

Visteon Finalizes $3.6 Billion Sale of Climate Control Stake

Visteon Corp. has finalized the sale of its 70% stake in Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. to South Korea's Hankook Tires Co. and private equity company Hahn & Co.

Business

BAIC, Apollo Tyres Near Deal on China Venture

Beijing Automotive Industry Group Co. and India's Apollo Tyres Ltd. are close to launching a tiremaking venture in China.

Business

Visteon Sells Its Stake in Halla Visteon

Visteon Corp. has agreed to sell its 70% interest in South Korea's Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. to the country's Hankook Tires Co. and private equity company Hahn & Co.

Production

Hankook Plans $800 Million Tire Plant in U.S.

South Korea's Hankook Tire Co. plans to open an $800 million plant in Tennessee that will have capacity to make 11 million passenger vehicle tires per year when it opens in 2016.

How to Develop a World’s Record Setting Vehicle

Start with a Hyundai Genesis Coupe racecar.

Materials & Lightweighting

Tire Prices Continue to Rise

Global tiremakers are hiking prices again this year as raw materials costs surge.

Hankook to Hike Tire Prices

South Korea's Hankook Tire Co. plans to raise prices about 5% this year because of the higher cost of rubber, President Cho Hyun-bum tells Bloomberg News.

Michelin to Sell Stake in Hankook Tire

Michelin & Cie. says it will sell its 9.9% stake in South Korea's Hankook Tire Co. to help fund expansion in high-growth markets.

Michelin to Sell Stake in Hankook Tire

Michelin & Cie. says it will sell its 9.9% stake in South Korea's Hankook Tire Co. to help fund expansion in high-growth markets.

Propulsion

Achieving Fuel Efficiency

Although vehicle manufacturers are doing their darnedest to create fuel-efficient vehicles—doing everything from reducing weight to deploying all manner of technologically advanced powertrain systems (e.g., direct gasoline injection, hybrids, electric motors)—it seems as though a huge factor in the fuel efficiency equation is. . .whoever is behind the wheel.

Materials & Lightweighting

Goodyear Will Hike U.S. Truck Tire Prices

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plans to increase prices for all brands of its commercial truck tires in the U.S. by as much as 15% on April 1 because of rising raw materials costs, according to Modern Tire Dealer.