Nexen Tire Debuts at Autopromotec 2015 in Italy

- The Nexen Tire booth will reveal its new winter tire, WINGUARD Snow'G WH2, and showcase 12 products at Autopromotec 2015

SEOUL, South Korea - Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, will be participating in the 26th edition of Autopromotec for the first time, from May 20 to 24 at the Bologna Trade Fair Center in Bologna, Italy. It will debut its new alpine winter tire for passenger cars, the WINGUARD Snow'G WH2, at the exhibition on May 21.

In its exhibition area -- hall 20, stand C50 -- Nexen Tire will showcase a total of 12 products under the categories of winter tires, passenger car tires, SUV tires, and Original Equipment (OE) tires. In addition to the new WINGUARD Snow'G WH2, visitors can explore Nexen Tire's strong portfolio of winter tires including the N'priz 4S and WINGUARD WT1.

"We are thrilled to present our high quality tires and performance-driven technology at Autopromotec 2015 for the first time. We expect it to be a great opportunity to enhance our presence and ultimately to expand supplies of original equipment tires for the European market," said Nexen Tire.

Nexen Tire has been continuing to increase its supply of original equipment tires for various makes and models from leading European car manufacturers. The company currently supplies its original equipment tires for global car manufacturers, including Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA).

The Nexen Tire booth will include the concept zone 'SEEK' (Safety, Emotion, Ecology, Keen), featuring its innovative technologies and products, including the Noise Free System and high performance tires made from natural vegetable oil. Visitors can learn about SEEK from displays on a side wall of the booth, along with information on the company's current OE tire supply status and its highly automated and eco-friendly high-tech plant.

Autopromotec is the most specialized international exhibition of automotive equipment and aftermarket products, which takes place every two years. For this year's edition, Autopromotec is expecting a total of 1,587 exhibitors from 47 countries.

About Nexen Tire

Nexen Tire, established in 1942, is a global tire manufactuer headquartered in Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province, and in Seoul, South Korea. Nexen Tire, one of the world's fastest growing tire manufacturers, has 205 dealers based in approximately 130 countries around the world and owns three manufacturing plants -- two in Korea (Yangsan and Changnyeong) and one in Qingdao, China. Another plant in Zatec, the Czech Republic will be under operation by 2018. Nexen Tire produces tires for passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks with advanced technology and excellence in design. The company also focuses on producing UHP tires, which are based on advanced technologies. Nexen Tire supplies OE tires to global car makers in various countries around the world. In 2014, the company achieved a grand slam of world's top 4 design awards for the first time amongst the various tire makers in the world. For more information, please visit

Nexen Tire

Contact: Burson-Marsteller Korea, Eugene Han, +82-2-3782-6483, +82-10-8908-7651,; Ayoung Jang, +82-2-3782-6465, +82-10-3596-2440,

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