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Category: Kumho

Kumho’s latest environmentally-friendly car tyre

Consumers have varying priorities when replacing their car tyres. Price will always be a key factor, but while some drivers require optimum grip, others favour minimum wear or, long tread life) More and more are, however, selecting tyres of notably low rolling resistance, thereby saving money at the pumps and therefore the world’s natural resources

Doublestar signs deal to gain control of Kumho

China’s Doublestar Group and its subsidiary Xingwei Korea have signed contract to acquire a 45 per cent stake in Kumho through a €492 million private equity placement. Doublestar has therefore become Kumho’s ultimate controlling shareholder. The agreement has been signed with Kumho and its creditor representative Korea Development Bank. Kumho Tire manufactures a full range of tyres under the Kumho and

Kumho Solus HA31 delivers all year round

If you want a tyre that delivers reliability in all weather conditions, the SOLUS HA31 delivers performance every time, according to tyre manufacturer Kumho. The vast majority of new specification cars are delivered on what are classed as Summer tyres, which provide these vehicles with optimum performance for most of a typical year – in

Purcell wins opening round of Valvoline National Forestry Rally Championship

Waterford driver Andrew Purcell and his Cork co-driver Mark Wiley headed a Ford Fiesta 1-2-3 result in the opening round of the Valvoline National Forestry Rally Championship, the Carrick-on-Suir MC Willie Loughman Memorial event. The Kumho Tire sponsored duo took full advantage of defending forestry champion Josh Moffett’s woes, when the Monaghan driver’s Fiesta suffered

Kumho appoints new European President

Kumho Tire has appointed Changrin Suk, 59, as its new European President, and he assumes responsibility for the company’s European tyre business with immediate effect. Suk has amassed many years of international experience from senior positions within Korean companies. He spent more than 20 years at Samsung Electronics and seven at Nexen Tire. As CEO

Kumho to under go restructure

Korean tyre maker, Kumho is set to under go a reconstruction, merger and acquisition, after its main creditor, the Korea Development Bank (KDB) confirmed on Wednesday, January 3, that it has set up three task forces to handle the restructure. The state-run bank and several other creditors had planned to come up with measures to