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Kumho is gearing up for winter

UK drivers are now far better educated in the values of winter and all-weather tyres than before the big freeze of 2011 through the work of tyre safety organisations such as TyreSafe, and Kumho’s latest cold-weather range recognises that demand for such products continues to rise across the board. It comprises: The WinterCraft WP71 is

Kumho OE on new Volkswagen Polo

The new Volkswagen Polo leaves the factory equipped with Kumho tyres. Already a supplier for the fifth generation of the model, Kumho is now supplying its Ecowing ES01 KH27 in 185/65 R15 88H size for fitment to the sixth generation cars that are being manufactured at Volkswagen’s plant in Pamplona, Spain. The KH27 has been

90 different sizes for the all-season Solus HA31

Numerous new size options have been added to the range o Kumho’s latest all-season tyre, the Solus HA31, bringing the total as high as 90. The Solus HA31is the ideal pattern for drivers of passenger cars and SUVs seeking optimum performance and reliability in all weathers. It features lateral grooves for enhanced wet road performance,

Kumho wins international design award

Winning international design awards has become something of a habit for the innovative South Korean tyre manufacturer Kumho, and for the second consecutive year it is guaranteed a prize in the automotive and transport category of America’s International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). The product that attracted the judge’s approval this time around is the ‘Birth

Qingdao Doublestar acquires 42% of Kumho 

It now looks like Qingdao Doublestar Tire’s acquisition of a 42.01 per cent share in Kumho Tire will go ahead. In March, China’s Qingdao Doublestar Co. signed a US$ 852 million)  deal to acquire this stake in Kumho Tire, but the process of acquisition was delayed over how much Kumho Tire should pay for the use of the

Thumbs-up for the Crugen Premium KL33

The American not-for-profit consumer watchdog organisation Consumer Reports has awarded second place in its SUV tyre category to the Kumho Crugen Premium KL33. The commendation followed 12 months of testing by tyre experts acting on behalf of the organisation and is a clear recommendation to consumers to purchase the product. The tyre scored especially well

Kumho unveils latest mud-terrain 4×4 tyre

Kumho’s latest mud-terrain offering for 4×4 vehicles, the MT51 has been designed to fit below the company’s extreme off-road pattern, the well-established Road Venture MT KL71, and therefore combines great off-road capability with a very impressive level of on-road performance; not least first class braking on both gravel and tarmac. The MT51 achieves its notable

Kumho launches new mud-terrain offering for 4x4s

Kumho’s Road Venture MT51 is its latest mud-terrain offering for 4×4 vehicles. It has very deliberately been designed to fit below the company’s extreme off-road pattern, the well-established Road Venture MT KL71, and therefore combines great off-road capability with a very impressive level of on-road performance; not least first class braking on both gravel and

Kumho enhances 4×4 tyre range

Kumho’s already comprehensive 4×4 tyre range has recently been further enhanced by the addition of the Crugen HP91 and Crugen KL33 SUV offerings. While there are numerous Kumho 4×4 products from which to choose, the majority of requirements will be covered by these fine new on-road products, plus the cross-functional new Road Venture patterned MT51

Marty conquers Donegal on Kumhos

Marty McCormack with navigator David Moynihan took an emphatic win at the Donegal Forestry Rally 2017, round three of the Irish Forestry Rally Championship. This vaults the TigerRisk Škoda Fabia R5 to the joint fourth in the championship standings with three rounds to go. Following on from a fine third overall at the British Rally

Kumho offers advice on Summer tyre care

Although we are not always the luckiest with our Summer weather in the UK and Ireland, it is still important to keep an eye on your tyres during the warmer weather. Last year, temperatures hit a whopping 33.5 degrees Celsius. And although few and far between, if you walked bare feet on the tarmac on