Hankook Tire expands further into premium market with Daimler deal

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SEOUL, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Hankook Tire Co Ltd said on Monday it has begun supplying tyres to Daimler AG for the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class and E-Class sedans, a step up in brand recognition for South Korea's top tyre maker which has been eager to expand further in the premium tyre market. The deal with the luxury car maker was one of several new contracts for Hankook, currently the world's seventh-largest tyre maker. It also said it has added Nissan Motor Co ...

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