For many years, Kumho has been a supporter of projects organised by the ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club), Europe’s largest motor club; not least the road safety-themed ones run by the body’s foundation, ‘Gelber Engel’. This fruitful partnership has now been extended ahead of this year’s ADAC Verkehrswelt, a travelling show that focuses on road safety
Kumho, already the tyre manufacturer of choice for many rally teams, has been appointed a key partner and official tyre supplier to Britain’s premier rallying series, the MSA British Rally Championship (BRC).
Garry Jennings achieved a memorable overall victory on the recent Corrib Oil Galway International Rally (February 5-7), using his Kumho-shod Subaru Impreza to beat three-times British Rally Champion Keith Cronin’s Citroën DS3 into second place by almost 3.5 minutes.
Kumho, has received two 2016 iF Design Awards in the ‘transport device’ discipline – they were accorded to the Kumho Ecsta HS81 and the Kumho Solus HA31. The prestigious annual iF accolade is organised by the International Forum Design of Germany and, along with the Red Dot Design Award and IDEA Design Award, the iF
Kumho has made impressive progress since returning to the UK truck tyre market earlier this year, and has now further improved its offering with KXS10 – a versatile new steer tyre suitable for both regional and long distance operations.
For many years a supplier of tyres for the Jeep Grand Cherokee, and more recently the Fiat Freemont, Kumho has now had its products selected for fitment to another member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) range – the new Jeep Renegade.