June 11, 2019 |
Hankook Tyre OE on Toyota Corolla
Hankook Tyre has announced it will start providing its Kinergy GT [pattern H436] tyres in size 205/55R16 91H H436 as original equipment to the all-new 2020 Toyota Corolla in North America.
According to Moonhwa Hong, Vice President of OE Development Department, Kinergy GT tyres demonstrate “outstanding key performance in all aspects including wet, dry, and winter performance with excellent water evacuation, improved stiffness and consistent grip.
Hong added: “Comfort and noise reduction are also striking features. The tread block pitch sequence and vibration control technology ensure reduced noise and vibration on-road surfaces providing drivers a comfortable driving experience.”
Hankook Tyre has been supplying original equipment tyres to the Toyota Corolla in North America since 2013, with the Toyota Camry fitted with Kinergy GT tyres as well.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Toyota, a top brand known for its strong commitment to advancing sustainable and next-generation mobility in the automobile industry,” Hyunjun Cho, Head of OE Division, Hankook Tyre said.
“We hope this growing relationship will foster our global expansion of OE fitments and reinforce our global recognition as a premium brand.”
According to Hankook, the strengthened partnership with the leading automaker Toyota will help it expand its influence in the United States, embodying its vision to grow as a leading global tyre company.