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Kumho Archive

Doublestar to build tyre plant in Algeria

Doublestar, which now owns 45 per cent of Kumho and has assumed the role of controlling shareholder, continues to expand its production capacity.

Kumho partners with Bayer Leverkusen

Kumho Tyre has been appointed exclusive tyre partner of German football club Bayer 04 Leverkusen, as well as its sleeve partner in Germany’s domestic cup competition, the DFB-Pokal.

Off-road tyre guide from Modern Tyres

Irish tyre wholesaler, Modern Tyres has provided a guide for motorists who plan on going off-road, either for necessity or pleasure.

Ex-Goodyear duo join Kumho’s European Technical Centre

Kumho Tyre has appointed Matthias Bode as head of Kumho’s European Technical Centre (KETC) in Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany with responsibility for the development of all Kumho products for the European OE and replacement markets, effective June 1.

New Kumho PorTran KC53 is a 45 profile 20-inch CV tyre

Kumho has developed what it claims is the world’s first 20-inch commercial vehicle tyre in 45 profile, the PorTran KC53.

Kumho assists UK tyre centre in going green

Alltyres Trading Ltd. in Woodford, England has purchased an electric van for use by its retail outlet along with refurbishing the exterior and reception area of its premises. Both projects were assisted by Kumho Tyres.

Kumho tops Korean replacement tyre market for 2nd year running

Kumho has retained its leadership of the Korean replacement tyre market for the second consecutive year. According to recent data from the Korea Tire Manufacturers Association (KOTMA), Kumho topped the charts with sales of 6.52 million tyres for the year to December 2018, which accounted for more than 40 per cent of all locally-produced tyres

New appointment at Kumho Tire Europe

Kumho Tire has appointed Woongchul Shin as managing director of Kumho Tire Europe with responsibility for its business in the German market.

Kumho remains top of Korean replacement market

Kumho remains top of the Korean replacement tyre market for the second consecutive year. According to recent data from the Korea Tire Manufacturers Association (KOTMA), Kumho topped the charts with sales of 6.52 million tyres for the year to December 2018, which accounted for more than 40 per cent of all locally-produced tyres sold in

Kumho OE for Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Kumho Tyre has once again been selected as an OE supplier to Mercedes-Benz.

Winter tyre range from Kumho

All members of Kumho’s cold weather tyre range feature both M+S (Mud & Snow) and the desirable 3pMSF (3 Peaks Mountain Snow Flake) sidewall markings. The treads of all the company’s cold weather products contain additional silica in order to keep them supple in lower temperatures, and additional ‘sipes’ (small lateral grooves) to help best maintain