Hankook launches Smart Flex DL12 long/regional haul drive tire

Hankook launches Smart Flex DL12 long/regional haul drive tire

Hankook Tire launched its new Smart Flex DL12 long/regional haul drive position TBR tire for fleet customers. The Smart Flex DL12 will be available for fleet customers beginning in the third quarter of 2014 and available in six sizes.

The Smart Flex DL12 provides fleet customers with a long/regional haul drive tire that offers excellent traction, tread wear, handling and stability in all weather conditions through the incorporation of many unique design features including: a four-channel full depth zig-zag groove tread pattern offering excellent traction and tread life; an optimized carcass structure for better ride and handling; an improved bead profile for superior retreadability; and a multiple three-dimensional kerf design that provides additional traction and helps to prevent irregular wear, according to the company. Hankook currently offers 20 truck tire models providing coverage for all truck and bus tire service applications and is available at commercial tire dealer locations.

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