Nexen Tire Corporation is a Korean tire manufacturer committed to delivering high quality products with superior value and exceptional service. Founded in 1942, the company was initially named Heung-A Tire Company. The company name was changed to Nexen Tire Corporation in 2000 by combining the word ""next"" and century"" to reflect the company's innovative strides in the automotive industry. For over 79 years, Nexen Tire Corporation has established itself as a worthy contender for quality tires. Many automobile manufacturers have chosen Nexen tires for use as Original Equipment due to their extensive line of passenger and light truck tires. Additionally, Nexen developed the first Korean V-shaped directional tire. Nexen Tire is dedicated to continuing to take huge strides through continuous research and development of revolutionary tire technology.