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Doublestar eyes Kumho stake

China’s Qingdao Doublestar Co. is poised to purchase a 42 per cent stake in the South Korean tyre maker, Kumho in a deal reported to be worth $830 million. The deal could help turn Doublestar into China’s largest tyre make. However, the deal could be scuppered by Kumho Tires’ chairman, Park Sam-koo who is putting

Kumho boasts increased sales and key new products

Kumho continues to reap the benefit of its return to the truck tyre market and is achieving rapidly growing sales courtesy of some very well accepted new products. KRS50 The extra-load, Euro 6 compliant KRS50 regional steer pattern became available in 295/80 size last year and, according to the man spearheading the company’s CV tyre

Kumho memorable success on Galway Rally

Kumho had high hopes of success on last weekend’s (February 4/5) Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, but exceeded all expectations by equipping not only the outright winning WRC Subaru of Garry Jennings and Rory Kennedy, and the Ford Fiesta of new signings Alastair Fisher and Gordon Noble that annexed the all-important R5 class, but cars

Kumho exceeds Galway International Rally expectations

Kumho had high hopes of success on last weekend’s (February 4/5) Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, but exceeded all expectations by equipping not only the outright winning WRC Subaru of Garry Jennings and Rory Kennedy, and the Ford Fiesta of new signings Alastair Fisher and Gordon Noble that annexed the all-important R5 class, but cars

Kumho Ecsta Le Sport KU39 now available

Now available on the UK and Ireland market, the eagerly-awaited PS91 is Kumho’s optimum high-performance road product, sitting above the ever-popular Ecsta Le Sport KU39. Squarely aimed at supercars and such ultra-quick passenger saloons as BMW M cars, Mercedes-Benz AMG models and Audi RS ones, the entire range is Y or (Y) rated and offered

KC53 tyres designed for large commercial vans

Kumho’s recently introduced KC53 tyre is primarily designed for the latest generation of large commercial vans and is gradually superseding the long-serving 857 in popular 15” and 16” sizes. The heavy-duty KC53 boasts a wide tread and stable block pattern ensuring outstanding dry handling, even in maximum load conditions. Broad cross-grooves provide precise steering in

KC53 tyres designed for large commercial vans

Kumho’s recently introduced KC53 tyre is primarily designed for the latest generation of large commercial vans and is gradually superseding the long-serving 857 in popular 15” and 16” sizes. The heavy-duty KC53 boasts a wide tread and stable block pattern ensuring outstanding dry handling, even in maximum load conditions. Broad cross-grooves provide precise steering in

Kumho’s return to the truck tyre market goes well

It is now 18 months since Kumho returned to the UK and Ireland truck tyre market, in which it had held a coveted position, and the signs for the future are very positive. The dealers appointed so far are quick to extol the mileage benefits of the company’s products, which they feel compete well with

Kumho refreshes winter line up

Not only has Kumho extensively refreshed its summer season offering for cars, SUVs and light commercial vehicles and made a successful return to the truck tyre market, but has some excellent recently-introduced products for winter driving too. UK and Ireland drivers are now far better educated in the values of winter and all-weather tyres than

Kumho set to launch ECSTA PS91

Now only weeks away from UK and Ireland availability, the ECSTA PS91 will be Kumho’s optimum high-performance road product, sitting above the ever-popular Ecsta Le Sport KU39. Squarely aimed at supercars and such ultra-quick passenger saloons as BMW M cars, Mercedes-Benz AMG models and Audi RS ones, the entire range will be Y-rated and offered

Kumho makes impactful return to truck tyre market

For some years, Kumho was an influential player in the UK and Ireland commercial tyre market before temporarily withdrawing from the segment. It has now returned with a vengeance – complete with a new sales structure and better products than ever before. The company’s newly-reformed truck tyre department is headed by former Bridgestone commercial vehicle