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Kumho Named IDEA Awards Finalist

Kumho Tire Co. was named a finalist for its concept tires “the Smasher” and “the Sealant Tire” in the 2016 International Design Excellence Awards in the automotive and transportation category. “We now have all of the top three international design awards under our belt,” said Chung Taek-Gyun, executive vice president at Kumho Tire Co., head of R&D

Hankook Displays Tires on Opel GT Concept

Hankook Tire Co. is exhibiting a new concept tire on the Opel GT Concept during the Geneva auto show. With a futuristic “roller skate design,” solid red tires are placed on the car’s front axle and black on the rear. The tire sidewall and tread design follows the curves and futuristic look of the Opel

Hankook Wins iF Design Award

Hankook Tire Co.’s Hyblade concept tire earned the Gold Award in the iF Design Award 2016 on Feb 26. “With recognition by world’s prestigious awards, Hankook Tire displays its profound prowess in both performance and design. It is meaningful to begin 2016 by winning the highest award at iF Design award,” said Seung-Hwa Suh, vice

Goodyear Unveils Concept Tires for Autonomous Cars

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. showcased two concept tires for autonomous vehicles during the Geneva International Motor Show. The Eagle-360 is a spherical tire designed with key features of maneuverability, connectivity and biomimicry, Goodyear said. The IntelliGrip concept tire, a solution for early adoption of self-driving cars, features advanced sensor and treadwear technology, the

Hankook Concept Tires Honored at IDEA

Two Hankook Tire concept tires were awarded International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) in the transportation category. The recognized tires, Tilread and eMembrane, were produced in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati. With this recognition, Hankook has been honored at three of the world’s design competitions in 2014. The tiremaker’s Ventus V12 evo2 was recognized with