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Red Dot Awards for five tyres

Red Dot Awards for five tyres

Wednesday 12th July 2017 | 0 Comments

The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised on 3 July at the Red Dot Gala 2017 event in Essen, Germany, and amongst the products selected by the 9-strong Red Dot judging panel were five tyres; these gained ‘Red Dot’ awards in Product Design. The awarded tyres are the Continental PremiumContact 6, Federal 595RS-RR, Laufenn I FIT, Kumho Crugen HP71 and Nexen N’Fera RU1.

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Kumho Smasher, Sealant tyres win IDEA awards

Kumho Smasher, Sealant tyres win IDEA awards

Monday 1st August 2016 | 0 Comments

Kumho’s Smasher and Sealant tyres have been honoured with 2016 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). The company said that the US awards, which complete a trio of the world’s top three design accolades, alongside Germany’s Red Dot and iF International Forum Design, mean that its design and technological capabilities have now been recognised by the industry as a whole.

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Red Dot award for Hankook DynaSYNC

Red Dot award for Hankook DynaSYNC

Thursday 21st July 2016 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tire has commented on the naming of its DynaSYNC concept tyre as a Red Dot Design Award 2016 winner. Company chairman and chief executive officer Seung Hwa Suh describes the Red Dot recognition as a “great honour” for Hankook. “Receiving the award solidifies Hankook Tire’s commitment and determination to lead future driving through progressive innovation and creative design. Hankook Tire will continue to contribute to advancement in driving with aspiration for innovative technology.”

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Further award for Nexen’s tread-replenishing experimental tyre

Further award for Nexen’s tread-replenishing experimental tyre

Tuesday 12th July 2016 | 0 Comments

A concept from Nexen Tire that allows motorists to simply replace their tyre’s tread rather than the entire tyre has been acknowledged at this year’s Red Dot Design Awards. The Green Hive tyre, which possesses a “rechargeable tread,” has been awarded in the ‘Design Concept’ award category.

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Red Dot awards for 2 Hankook SmartFlex tyres

Red Dot awards for 2 Hankook SmartFlex tyres

Monday 11th July 2016 | 0 Comments

The new Hankook SmartFlex AH35 all-season tyre was introduced at the Commercial Vehicle show in Birmingham earlier this year, and Hankook Tire reports that this European market steer axle fitment was recently the recipient of a Red Dot Design Award. An award was also picked up by its drive axle counterpart, the SmartFlex DH35. This tyre will be available on the market soon, notes Hankook Tire.

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Two Kumho tyres receive Red Dot awards

Two Kumho tyres receive Red Dot awards

Friday 8th April 2016 | 0 Comments

For the fifth consecutive year, Kumho Tire has been honoured with a Red Dot Design Award. Kumho’s winning entries within the product design category of this year’s awards were the K-Silent Tyre and Road Venture MT51.

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Red Dot Award for Conti Hybrid HT3 trailer tyre

Red Dot Award for Conti Hybrid HT3 trailer tyre

Friday 1st April 2016 | 0 Comments

The Conti Hybrid HT3 trailer tyre has landed a “Red Dot: Best of the Best” design award. The award, given in the product design category, pertains to the size 445/45 R 19.5 and 435/50 R 19.5 fitments; Continental says the Red Dot jury awarded the Conti Hybrid HT3 for its “incomparable design quality and groundbreaking construction.”

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Semperit Runner D2 wins Red Dot Design Award for Outstanding Construction

Semperit Runner D2 wins Red Dot Design Award for Outstanding Construction

Wednesday 30th March 2016 | 0 Comments

The Red Dot Design Award has been presented to the Semperit Runner D2 drive tyre in size 315/80 R22.5. An international jury deemed the technical quality of the tyre, including an improved tread and compact pattern, worthy of the accolade. The Runner D2 offers high mileage and low fuel consumption, Semperit states.

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MAK Milano wins a Red Dot Product Design Award

MAK Milano wins a Red Dot Product Design Award

Monday 27th April 2015 | 0 Comments

In 2015 the Red Dot Award celebrates its 60th anniversary, and during this ‘diamond jubilee’ year a 38-person jury awarded MAK Wheels’ Milano alloy wheel a Product Design 2015 award. The Italian wheel manufacturer says the award is proof of how much MAK “cares about the design and the quality of its products.”

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Hankook Smart Control AW02 TBR tyre wins Red Dot Design Award 2015

Hankook Smart Control AW02 TBR tyre wins Red Dot Design Award 2015

Thursday 2nd April 2015 | 0 Comments

Hankook’s Smart Control AW02 has received the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 in the Vehicle Accessories category. The manufacturer says the tyre met the international panel of judges’ expectations for innovation, functionality, ecological compatibility, and durability. The tyre was one among 5,000 entries from 56 countries.

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3rd ‘Red Dot’ win for Kumho

3rd ‘Red Dot’ win for Kumho

Monday 7th April 2014 | 0 Comments

Kumho Tire has been named a Red Dot Award winner for the third consecutive year. The German product design competition, which has now been held for 60 years, acknowledged three Kumho products, the Ecsta PS91, WinterCraft Wi61 winter tyre and the Wattrun VA31, which is exclusively fitted to Renault Samsung’s SM3 Z.E. This is the first time that a Korean tyre maker has been given a Red Dot Award three years in a row.

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