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Hankook Winter i*cept RS² on the podium

Premium manufacturer Hankook Tyre has been awarded a solid second in the 2017 Winter Tyre Test by Auto Express Magazine, the UK’s bestselling car magazine. Since 1998, the Auto Express tyre tests have been seen as the benchmark for performance, safety and fuel-efficiency by consumers looking for independent tyre advice.

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Dunlop and Goodyear take first and second place in winter tyre tests

The SUV vehicle and tyre category is booming. That’s why this year Gesellschaft für Technische Überwachung (GTÜ) and the ACE AutoClub Europa decided to test eight winter tyres, size 235/55 R17, on a Ford Kuga on their winter capabilities. The tests, conducted in Sweden and Germany, proclaimed the Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV as the test winner, with the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 following second.

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Fleettyres24.co.uk gets tooled up

Fleettyres24.co.uk presents its new look. The Delticom online shop for car fleets has updated its website, and is now optimised for display on mobile devices. “Responsive web design” is the technique used by websites to adapt their layout to the size of the screen on which they are being viewed.

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Hankook Tyre UK increases courtesy car scheme

Premium tyre maker Hankook has increased the number of cars in its courtesy car scheme across its UK retail network. The scheme which was initially set up in 2015 is specifically designed to incentivise supportive dealers across the country. Twenty-five brand new 67-plate Hankook-branded Hyundai i10s with exceptionally low running costs have been given to a selection of retailers across the UK over a two-and-a-half-year period to be used as a courtesy car.