By TT News| Jun 11, 2021

Hankook To Sponsor 2021 BBC Top Gear EV Awards

Hankook announced its sponsorship for the 2021 BBC Top Gear Electric Vehicle Awards.

The manufacturer produces EV tyres that are being used as OEM on many electric and hybrid vehicles such as the Porsche Tycan. The flagship EV tyre, Ventus S1 evo 3 EV has been designed using special compounds and advanced tread patterns that can dissipate sound

Hankook also has been selected as the tyre supplier for the 2022/23 season of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. The race will see the world's first all electric street racing tyres and will create bespoke compounds for the 'gen 3' cars. These tyres will provide low rolling resistance with the help of bio-sourced materials and sustainable rubber.

The company was recently awarded the Platinum Award, the highest honour of the renowned CSR rating agency EcoVadis and became one among the three tyre manufacturers to be continuously listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World (DJSI World) since 2016. (TT)


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