Hankook comes out with winter drive tire specifically for Canada

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BRAMPTON, Ont. — Hankook Tire Canada has come out with a drive tire designed specifically for Canadian winter conditions.

The studless DW02 features a small-block tread design and softer compound to improve grip on winter roads, Hankook announced.

The DW02 is only available in Canada. It also features full-depth sipes to improve traction as well as wide open shoulder grooves for improved braking performance, the company claims.

“Hankook Tire is a brand of consideration for many fleets and owner/operators in Canada due to outstanding quality and low cost per mile” said Bill Hume, vice-president of Hankook Tire Canada. “The new DW02 Winter Drive position tire is designed to handle our harsh Canadian winters, and provides fleet managers and drivers with the value and safety they have come to expect from Hankook products.”

The tire is available in sizes 11R22.5 – 14 ply and 12R22.5 – 16 ply.

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