Hankook debuts new drive, trailer tires

Updated Apr 9, 2019
New Hankook TireHankook Tire debuted three new tires at MATS, including the e3 MAX DL21 drive tire, shown here.

Hankook Tire debuted three new commercial truck tires at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week in Louisville, Kentucky.

Two of the new tires are designed for the drive position, while the other is a trailer tire.

Hankook’s SmartFlex DL15 tire is a long- and regional-haul drive tire designed with a self-regenerating siping system that turns out during progressive predictive wear. It also offers improved fuel economy with an updated central rib and semi-block tread pattern.

A closed shoulder tread design and improved rubber technology helps improve fuel efficiency for the new e3 MAX DL21 long-haul drive tire. The tire’s design is meant to minimize irregular wear of the tire over its lifetime.

Finally, the e3 WIDE TL21 is a high-mileage trailer tire with Hankook’s new Spiral-Coil technology to provide strong casing durability over the life of the tire.

Throughout the month of April and until May 5, Hankook is offering a rebate on a number of its passenger and light truck tires as part of its 2019 Great Catch Rebate program.