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Date11/19/2019 Hits1,735

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Hankook’s truck and bus tires at the Solutrans 2019

Tire maker Hankook will be attending the Solutrans Exhibition in Lyon again this year, at Eurexpo on stand 3F217. The international automotive fair maintains a concentrated focus on road and urban transport solutions, and is an opportunity for the company to exhibit its entire truck and bus tire portfolio, but also to present its latest news and services dedicated to the world of transport. Highlights on display are the SmartWork range of tires as well as the SmartCity AU04+ optimized specifically for electromotive use.

Lyon, France, 19 November 2019 – For the 5th consecutive year, premium tire maker Hankook will be present at the Solutrans located in the heart of France, to display its full range of bus and truck tires as well as services dedicated to the world of transport. In order to meet the needs of users in the French market, Hankook is committed to renewing their offers frequently. From the 19th to the 23rd of November visitors are invited to take a look at the SmartWork line of tires for the construction business with the AM11 for steering axle, DM11 for drive axle and TM11 for axle trailer and semi-trailer. In addition, the new urban bus tire, the SmartCity AU04 + especially adapted to be fitted on emission free electric buses, will also be on display.

The treads in the Hankook SmartWork line, AM11, DM11 and TM11, have been specifically developed for construction site vehicles used for the supply and removal of raw materials, gravel or waste to or from construction sites and thus cover most of their miles on public roads. The SmartCity AU04+ stands out in particular due to its very low rolling resistance which helps to ease the strain on the energy storage units of electrically-powered urban buses. Completely in line with the safety aspect, the SmartCity AU04+ also has a further reinforced sidewall. This protects the tire from damage following the often unavoidable contact with the curb in city traffic.

“The Solutrans Exhibition is one of the most important platforms for the French tire trade market, which is constantly growing in the commercial vehicles sector. With having many key logistic node points, Hankook is reacting to this by reinforcing the demand from fleet customers in Hankook's truck and bus tire segment. We look forward to many interesting and productive meetings”, comments Georges Bochaton, National Sales & Marketing Director of Hankook France.

“As innovative premium tire maker and original equipment supplier Hankook will exhibit its recent line-up of bus and truck tires and promote its services and technologies” comments Xavier Antressangle, TBR and Fleet Director of Hankook France.

The tire maker is already a successful premium supplier for original equipment on many automotive manufacturers like MAN, Mercedes-Benz, Scania or trailer maker Schmitz Cargobull. Hankook’s truck and bus tires have demonstrated their efficiency as well as the company's investment in the innovation and research sectors.

Hankook’s visitors at the stand will be able to participate via a contest that may allow them to win exceptional prizes such as Samsung tablets and tickets to an AS Monaco game of their choice. Hankook France has been the official partner of this top football club since 2018. It will also be possible to double the chances of winning by posting a photograph of the Hankook stand on social media networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn with the hashtag #HankookSolutrans2019.

For more information, please visit www.hankooktire.com and www.solutrans.fr.

Hankook’s truck and bus tire booth at the Solutrans 2019


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