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Hankook Tire Announces Asia’s Largest Testing Center

Hankook Tire & Technology (Hankook Tire), the world’s leading tire company, has announced the opening of Hankook Technoring, a new test site built in Taean, South Korea. It is the largest test site in Asia and functions as a state-of-the-art R & D facility for Hancock’s state-of-the-art products.

Hancock Techno Ring covers 1.26 million square meters. With a total of 125 soccer fields, it features the longest test track in Asia. The new test site, which consists of 13 test trucks, enables rigorous testing of Hancock’s state-of-the-art products such as electric vehicles and supercar tires. The test truck is designed for all types of vehicles, from supercars to trucks and buses, and the test features include high-speed driving tests up to 250km / h.

Hankook Tire is the world’s leading official tire supplier for major global automakers such as Mercedes Benz, Audi, BMW, Porsche, Volkswagen and Tesla. However, Hancock Technoring plays a vital role in providing the optimal solution for the tremendous and dramatic development of the automotive industry in the future, where self-driving cars are expected to grow.

The test site also has a control tower, office buildings, workshops, refueling stations, and electric vehicle charging stations. The 37.1-meter-high control tower manages test progress through an integrated monitoring system and takes into account various test surfaces and climatic conditions.

“Tire, the only medium of vehicle contact with the road surface, is the key to maximizing vehicle performance, providing safety, satisfying fuel economy and achieving comfortable driving. This is what Hancock is all about. That’s why we recognize the need for different test sites to ensure the highest product quality at, “said Hyunbum Cho, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hancock and Company.

In this regard, Marwan Bin Sihorn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bin Sihon Group, the exclusive distributor of Hankook Tires, said: Advance its innovation capabilities. This infrastructure is expected to create synergies with Hancock’s existing facilities, including Hancock Technoplex, global headquarters, and control towers for designing innovative products and building medium- to long-term strategies. increase.

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