Hankook Tire to supply to Daimler, reports

  • South Korean tyre maker Hankook Tire is looking to supply tyres for German car manufacturer Daimler, according to a Handelsblatt report.

    "We want to enter the top group of the world's leading tyre makers," the newspaper quoted Jin-Wook Choi, head of Hankook’s European operations, as saying.

    Choi added that Hankook, which already supplies tyres to BMW and Volkswagen, has signed a deal with another German auto maker.

    A spokesman for Daimler could not be reached for comment.