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New Commercial Vehicle tyres launched at Solutrans 2017

Kumho will have a major presence at next week’s (November 21-25) Solutrans, the annual international show for ‘road and urban…

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Kumho-shod McCormack takes outright honours on incomparable Roger Albert Clark Rally

Irishman Marty McCormack drove his Kumho-shod MKII Ford Escort to a memorable outright victory in last weekend’s (November 10-13) Roger…

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Kumho Standard Fit on the New Volkswagen Polo

Latest generation Polo equipped with the Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27 Kumho’s low rolling resistance tyre is designed for optimum fuel…

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INNOVATIVE ALL-SEASON SOLUS HA31 ENSURES DRIVERS ARE ON THE RIGHT TYRE ALL YEAR ROUND

The vast majority of new UK specification cars are delivered on what are classed as Summer tyres, which provide these…

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SECOND CONSECUTIVE IDEA AWARD FOR KUMHO

Winning international design awards has become something of a habit for us, and for the second consecutive year it is…

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Video Report of Kobus & Team’s Fifth Place Finish at Ypres shod in the TM02

It was quite the weekend for Hermen Kobus & team at the 2017 Ypres Rally, with an impressive 5th place…

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90 Different Sizes for the All-Season Solus HA31

Numerous new size options have been added to the range of our latest all-season tyre, the Solus HA31, bringing the total…

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Thumbs-up for the Crugen Premium KL33 from Consumer Reports

The American not-for-profit consumer watchdog organisation Consumer Reports has awarded 2nd place in its SUV tyre category to the Kumho…

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MT51 combines great off-road capability with impressive on-road performance

The Road Venture MT51 is our latest mud-terrain offering for 4×4 vehicles. It has very deliberately been designed to fit below…

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Kumho Partner InMotion Improves Electric Round Record In Zandvoort

In the past weekend the InMotion student team, which is supported by Kumho, set up a new electric circuit record…

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Kumho Appointed Exclusive Tyre Supplier for the InMotion Electric Racing Car

We’re excited. If there’s one thing we always strive to be, it’s forward-thinking. Whether that’s with our tyre technology, our…

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Summer Tyre Care for your tyres

Although we are not always the luckiest with our Summer weather here in Britain, it is still important to keep…

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Kumho receives yet more international design awards

Over the past few years, our products have received a number of iF, Red Dot, IDEA and Good Design awards –…

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Kumho Tyre’s innovation honoured throughout Europe

Last year, our products were honoured with the world’s top three design accolades – the Red Dot Award (Germany), iF…

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KUMHO ENJOYS MEMORABLE SUCCESS ON GALWAY RALLY, EQUIPPING ALMOST ALL THE MAJOR CLASS WINNERS

Kumho had high hopes of success on last weekend’s (February 4/5) Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, but exceeded all expectations…

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KUMHO’S NEW SUPERCAR TYRE DELIVERS PREMIUM PERFORMANCE AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE

Now readily available on the UK market, the eagerly-awaited ECSTA PS91 is Kumho’s optimum performance road car product. Benefiting from…

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KUMHO TO SPONSOR ALASTAIR FISHER’S ASSAULT ON THE 2017 IRISH TARMAC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

Last season, 28-year old construction engineer Alastair Fisher finished a fighting fourth in the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Rally Championship,…

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Winter Care for your Vehicle

Failing to prepare is preparing to fail. Winter tyres aren’t the answer to all your problems this winter. We’ve got…

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Kumho Tyre at Silverstone for the Kumho Experience 2016

The Kumho Experience 2016 kicked off last week at the legendary Silverstone racetrack and what a week it was! From…

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OUR ALL-SEASON TYRE HONOURED WITH PRESTIGIOUS JAPANESE GOOD DESIGN AWARD

The latest all-season tyre within our range, the Solus HA31, has won itself one of the much-coveted Japanese Good Design…

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Kumho Quality Standard for your 4×4

We have recently enhanced our comprehensive 4×4 tyre range with the addition of the Crugen HP91, a high performance tyre…

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KUMHO DEALERS ATTEND ZANDVOORT MASTERS AND TEST KUMHO UHP PRODUCTS

For the last 15 years, we have supplied all of the tyres for the LEGENDARY Zandvoort Masters of F3 event….

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Returning to the UK Truck Tyre Market in style

It has been 18 months since we returned to the UK truck tyre market and the future looks bright! With…

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KUMHO HONOURED WITH PRESTIGIOUS IDEA AWARDS

Kumho’s ground-breaking ‘Smasher’ and ‘Sealant’ tyres have been honoured with 2016 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). With the world’s top three design…

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Kumho Tyre the Official Tyre Sponsor of Olympique Lyonnais

It’s been quite the week for Kumho Tyre! Hot on the heels of the announcement last week of our partnership…

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Get all of your #TipTuesdays in one place

It’s all well and good that you have some premium quality tyres that will keep you safe and comfortable on…

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Kicking off with Tottenham Hotspur

It’s official! From the start of the 2016/2017 season, we will become Tottenham Hotspur’s Official Tyre Partner. At Hotspur Way,…

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Team RallyTravel get set with Kumho R800s

The latest round of the British Rally Championship took place last Saturday at the Dumfries. And if there’s one thing…

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Looking fly in Offenbach

Offenbach is a great city in Germany. Nice views of the Main river, close to Frankfurt and known for its…

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Back to the Future with the Coop-Car 3

So Kumho Tyre are heading Back to the Future? We know what you’re thinking… But there’s no Doc in sight…

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Super Tyre for the Supercar: The Kumho PS91

You’re looking for a high-end super-grippy performance tyre for your sports car. You want something which takes the corners at…

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Our Blind Tyre Test

What happened when some of the top professional racers in America were asked to test out a selection of the…

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Oppa Kumho Style! Kumho Tyre joins forces with PSY

Unless you were living under a rock back in 2012, it’s not likely that you missed PSY and his track…

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The American Dream: Kumho opens its first plant in the US

America – Are you ready? The creation of our impressive new tyre production facility in Macon, Georgia, USA is now complete…

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Kumho’s Exciting New Product Range to Exhibit at Reifen

The UHP winter tyre, WinterCraft WP71 to receive its world premiere We will feature a wide range of products for…

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RED DOT DESIGN AWARD WIN FOR 5TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Lutterworth, UK – April 7, 2016. For the fifth year in succession Kumho has been honoured with a prestigious Red Dot…

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Kumho extends its long-standing partnership with ADAC Safety Foundation

For many years, Kumho has been a supporter of projects organised by the ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club), Europe’s largest motor…

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Kumho’s return to UK commercial vehicle tyre market

Kumho’s return to the UK commercial tyre market one year ago signaled the Korean manufacturer’s intention to become a major…

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KUMHO TYRE WORKING TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Kumho Tyre have been working across the globe to try and achieve a more sustainable future for everybody; whether that’s…

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KUMHO DESIGNS AN INNOVATIVE ALL-TERRAIN TYRE FOR HYUNDAI’S EXCITING NEW CONCEPT SUV

  Kumho designed the futuristic all-terrain tyres fitted to the innovative Hyundai Carlino compact SUV unveiled at this month’s Auto Expo…

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JENNINGS POWERS HIS KUMHO-SHOD SUBARU TO MEMORABLE VICTORY IN THE GALWAY INTERNATIONAL RALLY

Garry Jennings achieved a memorable overall victory on last weekend’s Corrib Oil Galway International Rally (February 5-7), using his Kumho-shod…

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Kumho receives two 2016 iF Design Awards

Both the Kumho Ecsta HS81 and Kumho Solus HA31 are honoured this time around in the 2016 iF Design Awards….

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Kumho Tire appoints Han-Seob Lee as new CEO

Seoul, South Korea – February 2, 2016. Kumho Tire has appointed 61-year-old Han-Seob Lee to be its new CEO – he…

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KUMHO SHOWCASES ITS MOTORSPORT-INSPIRED UHP TYRE TECHNOLOGY AT TOKYO AUTO SALON 2016

  The focus of the company’s stand comprised two of its latest UHP offerings  – the Ecsta PS91 and Ecsta V720…

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What’s next in the evolution of the tyre?

It’s got to that point in the new year when you look back and think – “Wow, where did 2015…

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Our Crugen tyres are now fitted to the Jeep Renegade

For many years a supplier of tyres for the Jeep® Grand Cherokee, and more recently the Fiat Freemont, Kumho has…

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Dirk Rockendorf | European Marketing Director

Kumho Tyre has appointed Dirk Rockendorf as Marketing Director for the European market. The 46-year-old marketing and tyre expert has…

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CONSTRUCTION OF FIRST US TYRE PLANT NEARS COMPLETION

The eagerly awaited completion of Kumho’s first North American tyre plant is set to occur in the early part of 2016,…

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Latest video to save your life from R3 Rockingham Skid School

You all know we believe deeply in safe driving and helping where we can so when our partners at R3…

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VERSATILE NEW STEER PRODUCT – KXS10

Kumho has made impressive progress since returning to the UK truck tyre market earlier this year, and has now further…

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Kumho Tyre sponsoring sport across the Globe

We have played our part in supporting Motorsports for years and have been a proud sponsor of many of the…

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UNVEILING EV, SEALANT TYRES & MORE AT IAA

The first and now one of the world’s largest motorshows, the IAA in Frankfurt (September 17-27, 2015), is the venue…