Hankook aims to boost U.S. sales

Linsalata, Vera
March 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;3/9/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 16, p23
Trade Publication
The article informs that Hankook Tire America Corp. is determined to increase its business despite recession, and urged its dealers to do the same. "Survive or thrive" was Hankook's theme for its recent dealer meeting, and Hankook gave its 59 retailer and 19 wholesaler attendees a snapshot of its own performance of thriving in a recession. Hankook made its largest gains in the touring, ultra-high-performance, light truck and medium truck tire segments when new vehicle sales plummeted


Related Articles

  • Hankook seeks sales growth. Linsalata, Vera // Tire Business;3/2/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p3 

    The article offers information on the determination of Hankook Tire America Corp. to grow its business despite the current economic downturn. It is reported that the Wayne, New Jersey-based tire marketer also urged its dealers to do the same. President Greg Pae lauded Hankook's successes in the...

  • Hankook grows N.A. sales. Zielasko, Dave // Tire Business;3/1/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p3 

    The article reports that Hankook Tire America Corp. and its South Korean parent Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. reported rise in sales in 2009. In North America, in spite of the economic recession and dramatic decline in new car sales, Hankook's tire sales grew 8.3 percent to 844.3 million dollars, the...

  • SUV tyre ready to roll.  // Auto Express;3/12/2014, Issue 1310, p71 

    Information on the Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 SUV tyre for automobiles from Hankook Tire America Corp. is presented.

  • The seasons matter to your tires.  // South Asian Post;1/13/2013, p26 

    The article compares two automobile tires which can be used in winter season including Optimo H725 from Hankook Tire America Corp. and a high-quality winter tire.

  • Hankook may build plant in Europe. Davis, Bruce // Automotive News Europe;9/20/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 18, p14 

    Reports on the plan of Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. to build a tire plant in Eastern Europe to meet customer demands. Sites being considered by the company; Details of the plant's construction; Units of tires exported by the company in Europe in 2003.

  • Hankook eyes gains in European market. McNulty, Mike // Rubber & Plastics News;7/9/2007, Vol. 36 Issue 25, p5 

    The article informs that South Korean company Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has recently opened a plant in Dunaujvaros, its first in Europe and fifth worldwide, as part of the firm's plan to double its European market share to 8 percent by 2010. According to Seung Do Jin, chief operating officer (COO)...

  • Hankook UHP tires put to test. Yip, Jeff // Tire Business;12/5/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p3 

    The article informs that Hankook Tire America Corp. recently put its ultra-high performance (UHP) tires to test. Hankook Tire recently brought a handful of key tire dealers, wholesaler/distributors, accessory buyers and journalists to the heart of California. The guests' job was to hammer on two...

  • Enger store count to hit 23.  // Tire Business;7/6/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p4 

    The article reports that Enger Auto Service & Tire Inc. has opened its 22nd location in Avon, Ohio, and is planning to have No. 23, in North Ridgeville, open by mid-July 2009. Enger is marking the store openings with a month-long opening celebration at all locations, said owner Jim Enger....

  • Hankook dealers get 'Kontrol'. McCarron, Kathy // Tire Business;11/24/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p13 

    The article reports that Hankook Tire America Corp. has launched a marketing campaign to communicate to tire dealers and consumers the technology that goes into making Hankook tires. It is stated that "Kontrol Technology" will emphasize Hankook's efforts to improve performance, safety, comfort...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics