Kumho has is investing $305 million on the expansion of its Vietnamese plant, with the aim of doubling its capacity by 2023. It says by this time output should be at least 9.3 million tyres per annum.
Kumho Tire has appointed Il Taik Jung as its new President and CEO. Having joined the company in 1988, Jung previously held
Kumho has scored highly in J.D. Power’s latest survey of customer satisfaction regarding OE car tyres – notably in the widely-contested passenger car category.
Kumho’s first new European product of 2021 is an all-season tyre for vans and light commercial vehicles.
Kumho has outstripped 52 rival tyre manufacturers to take outright victory in Auto Bild magazine’s latest summer tyre test with its Ecsta HS51 high-performance pattern.
Two products from Kumho’s Ecsta high-performance tyre family have scored highly in the latest annual test of summer tyres carried out by ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club).
Kumho has been honoured with a 2020 China Red Dot Design Award – the only tyre manufacturer to be so.
Kumho Tire has appointed Gangseung ‘Tony’ Lee as senior vice president of global marketing, effective from January 1, 2021.
Kumho’s ever-growing portfolio of original equipment contracts has been further swelled by Skoda, whose latest generation Octavia now comes equipped with Kumho’s Ultra-High Performance (UHP) Ecsta PS71 tyre in size 205/60 R16 92V.
Kumho has been presented with the Good Design Award 2020 for two of its new products, the Solus HA32 and PorTran CW11.
Kumho’s next generation e-NIMF and e-TOPS tyres have been honoured with 2020 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA).