Hankook planning fuel-friendly tire for N.A

Anglebrandt, Gary
November 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;11/17/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports that Hankook Tire Co. Inc. is planning to sell Enfren, a fuel-saving rubber tire in North America. According to the company, the tire reduces rolling resistance by 21 percent and improves fuel economy of motor vehicles by at least 2 percent. Suh Seung-hwa, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Hankook, says that the firm wants to make tires containing few materials due to rising costs of raw materials.


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