EV-specific tire products bring opportunity in cold climates
Tire dealers in snowy regions should still plan to meet consumer demand in the electric vehicle (EV) segments.
Hankook Tire launches EV tire line in the U.S.
Hankook Tire America launched the company’s first tires specifically designed for EVs in the U.S.
Hankook to supply Audi Q4 e-tron, Q4 Sportback e-tron tires
Hankook Tire will supply the latest Audi electric vehicle models with tires specially developed for electric cars. The Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron will be equipped with the Hankook Ventus S1 evo 3 ev tire, designed for the unique needs of EVs, such as low rolling resistance, low weight and high load capacity, the company
Hankook Tire to release new family of EV tires
In May, Hankook Tire will launch iON, its first family of tires specially designed for high-performance, premium electric vehicles. The company says characteristics of the new iON tires include further reduced rolling resistance, notably lower rolling-noise characteristics and high resilience. The iON products will initially be available in three designs at launch, in sizes between
Five design differences of EV tires
Manufacturers typically must revisit tire compounding and construction to provide the most ideal EV-driving experience.
Hankook Fits Kia Sorento PHEV with Dynapro AT2 tires at Rebelle Rally
In this race, no electronics are allowed for navigation and vehicles need to cope with demanding challenges driving off the pavement.
Hankook Tire to Equip Volkswagen ID.4 with Ventus S1 evo 3 EV tires
Hankook says its engineers have equipped the Ventus S1 evo 3 EV tire with a double-layer carcass made of a specially developed high-performance fiber.