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KUMHO BAGS ITS SECOND INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD IN JUST TWO WEEKS

Just two weeks after winning the latest of its many Red Dot accolades, Kumho has now been honoured with the…

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MULTIPLE DESIGN AWARD WINNER KUMHO RECEIVES A 2021 ACCOLADE FOR ITS NEW ECSTA V730 PATTERN

No stranger to receiving Red Dot Design Awards and other equally prestigious international design accolades, Kumho has now been feted…

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KUMHO ANNOUNCES $300 MILLION EXPANSION PLANS Capacity of its Vietnamese plant to double by 2023

Kumho, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers, has announced it that is investing $305 million on the expansion of…

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KUMHO APPOINTS NEW CEO

Kumho Tire has appointed Il Taik Jung as its new President and CEO. Having joined the company in 1988, Jung…

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KUMHO RECORDS BIGGEST UPLIFT OF ALL IN J.D. POWER’S 2021 OWNER SATISFACTION SURVEY OF OE PASSENGER TYRES

J.D. Power’s latest survey of customer satisfaction regarding OE car tyres was good news for Kumho, which scored notably highly…

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KUMHO ACHIEVES OUTRIGHT VICTORY IN 53-STRONG TEST OF SUMMER TYRES

Kumho has outstripped 52 rival tyre manufacturers to take outright victory in Auto Bild magazine’s latest summer tyre test with…

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KUMHO – THE ONLY TYRE MANUFACTURER TO RECEIVE A 2020 CONTEMPORARY GOOD DESIGN AWARD

Kumho has been honoured with a 2020 Contemporary Good Design Award – the only tyre manufacturer to be so. The…

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KUMHO APPOINTS NEW SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT OF GLOBAL MARKETING

Kumho Tire has appointed Gangseung ‘Tony’ Lee as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, effective from January 1 this year….

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KUMHO TYRE APPOINTED OE SUPPLIER FOR THE NEW ŠKODA OCTAVIA

Kumho’s ever-growing portfolio of Original Equipment contracts has been further swelled by Škoda, whose latest generation Octavia now comes equipped…

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YET MORE HONOURS FOR KUMHO IT HAS NOW WON ALL FOUR OF THE WORLD’S TOP DESIGN AWARDS IN 2020

Kumho has been presented with the Good Design Award 2020 for two of its new products, the Solus HA32 and…

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THE LAUNCH OF OUR SOLUS HA32 – A TYRE FOR ALL SEASONS AND REASONS

Kumho’s Solus HA31 all-season tyre earnt itself an enviable reputation for use on passenger cars and SUVs alike. Nevertheless, its…

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KUMHO APPOINTED TO SUPPLY ECO-FRIENDLY TYRES FOR SEAT’S LATEST IBIZA MODEL

            Kumho’s Ecowing ES31 pattern selected for SEAT’s best-selling model The company’s latest eco-friendly tyre…

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KUMHO AND FIEGE LOGISTICS COMBINE FORCES ON MAJOR NEW TYRE WAREHOUSE FACILITY IN HAMBURG

The South Korean tyre manufacturer Kumho has joined forces with Europe’s leading tyre logistics company Fiege to open a major…

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Kumho honoured with Red Dot design award for the versatile all-season Solus 4S HA32 tyre

Kumho is no stranger to receiving Red Dot Design Awards for its innovative tyre products and has just been honoured…

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KUMHO NETS ITS THIRD SET OF INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS IN AS MANY MONTHS

First came the Good Design (Japan) awards for Kumho’s Majesty 9 and ECSTA PA51 patterns. These were swiftly followed by…

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KUMHO HONOURED WITH ANOTHER PAIR OF iF DESIGN AWARDS

Kumho Tire CEO Jeon Dae-jin announced that two of the company’s latest products have been honoured with the International Forum…

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KUMHO UK WELCOMES KEON PARK AS ITS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

Kumho Tyre UK has a new Managing Director. He is Keon Park, 48, who has held a variety of senior…

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KUMHO IS APPOINTED OE SUPPLIER TO AUDI

Kumho Tyre’s CEO, Jeon Dae-jin, recently announced that the company is to supply its CRUGEN Premium KL33 pattern for OE…

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Talking tyres with Tottenham Hotspur. Kumho visits their state-of-the-art sports facility.

Kumho recently capitalised on its unique relationship as Official Tyre Partner to Tottenham Hotspur by holding an all-embracing conference for…

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KUMHO RECEIVES EVEN MORE INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS

In recent years, the products of the ever-innovative Korean tyre producer Kumho have received a number of iF, Red Dot,…

Motorsports

Sixth Place Finish for Tony Jardine and Dominic Tobin at WRGB

Pushing up through the places during the final three stages of the Wales Rally GB, an incredible sixth-place finish for…

Motorsports

MOTOR SPORT DIGITAL EDITOR ATTEMPTS WRGB IN HOT SEAT

Motor Sport Magazine Digital Editor, Dominic Tobin, is swapping his seat behind his laptop for the hot seat in a…

Kumho News

KUMHO TYRE APPOINTED PREMIUM AND DFB-POKAL SLEEVE PARTNER OF BAYER 04 LEVERKUSEN

Kumho Tyre has been appointed exclusive tyre partner of Champions League contestant Bayer 04 Leverkusen, as well as its sleeve…

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KUMHO’S CUSTOMERS TEST THEIR FOOTBALLING SKILLS COURTESY OF SPURS’ LEGENDS

One of the many highlights of Kumho Tyre’s partnership agreement with leading Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur, is the annual…

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KUMHO FURTHER ENHANCES ITS EUROPEAN TECHNICAL CENTRE WITH TWO MAJOR NEW STAFF APPOINTMENTS

Since the beginning of this month, Kumho’s European Technical Centre (KETC) in the Hessian town of Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany has been…

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KUMHO PRODUCES THE WORLD’S FIRST 45 PROFILE 20-INCH COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TYRE FOR OE SUPPLY TO HYUNDAI

In further proof of the innovative skills it has demonstrated since its foundation in 1960, the Korean tyre manufacturer Kumho…

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BARKINGSIDE TYRE DEALER SAVING THE PLANET AND BRIGHTENING THE HIGH STREET WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM KUMHO

According to its General Manager, Ronan O’Connell, Alltyres Trading Ltd has always been a technology-led company. Now, in order to…

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KUMHO TOPS KOREAN REPLACEMENT TYRE MARKET FOR 2ND YEAR RUNNING

Thanks to continued strong sales of its premium patterns and the launch of new ones, Kumho has retained its leadership…

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KUMHO SELECTED FOR OE FIT TO NEW MERCEDES–BENZ MODEL

Kumho has once again been selected as an OE supplier to Mercedes-Benz. The latest generation of its G-Class model is…

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KUMHO APPOINTS BOND INTERNATIONAL AS NEW LOGISTICS PARTNER

Since establishing its own direct sales operation in 2014, Kumho’s UK logistics requirements have been ably handled out of Magna…

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IS YOUR CAR SUITABLY AT-TYRED FOR THE WINTER WEATHER?

We humans are quick to wrap ourselves up as soon as the thermometer falls, yet some British drivers assume their…

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KUMHO TYRE ANNOUNCES THREE YEAR EXTENSION WITH TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

London and Seoul – Tuesday, 20 November 2018 Kumho Tyre signs three year partnership extension with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club…

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Guide To Visiting Norway

Calling all explorers! Norway offers travellers the chance to mix natural beauty with amazing architecture and experience the local fresh…

Kumho News

Kumho Signs Technology Transfer Deal with Century

Century will pay $5 million in technology transfer fee in addition to a running royalty amounting to 2.5% of future…

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KYUNGTAI JU IS APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF KUMHO TIRE EUROPE

Lutterworth – August 30, 2018. With immediate effect, Kyungtai Ju has been appointed the new President of Kumho Tire Europe…

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R H CLAYDON APPOINTED TO HANDLE KUMHO TRUCK TYRE DISTRIBUTION THROUGHOUT THE UK MAINLAND

Kumho has enjoyed a successful working relationship with renowned tyre distributor R H Claydon for some 20 years and has…

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Guide To Visiting Scotland

  Welcome to Scotland. Covering the northern third of Great Britain this compact region offers the eager globetrotter the chance…

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Guide To Visiting Iceland

  Iceland has so much to offer from its mix of city sights and serene wilderness. That’s why we’ve gathered…

Auto GP

Donna Mae Mims

Born July 1st 1927, Donna Mae Mims, known affectionately as the ‘Pink Lady’ was the first woman to ever win…

Kumho News

Guide To Visiting The Netherlands

  Think of a holiday in the Netherlands and Amsterdam is the first place that comes to mind. The city…

Motorsports

Kobus & Wild take 7th place at Ypres Rally

Hermen Kobus and Erik de Wild closed Renties Ypres Rally in 7th place last weekend, giving Hermen confidence for his…

Kumho News

Fit & Hope by TyreSafe

  “Part worn = part safe” is the message TyreSafe is sharing with Britain’s motorists as it launches its latest…

Kumho News

KUMHO TO LAUNCH 4 NEW PRODUCTS IN MAJOR PRESENCE AT ‘THE TIRE COLOGNE’, MAY 29-JUNE 1

Lutterworth – May 21, 2018. In a major presence at the upcoming international tyre fair – ‘The Tire Cologne’, May…

Kumho News

Save Fuel and the Planet with the Ecowing ES31

Kumho’s latest environmentally-friendly car tyre! Lutterworth – May 3, 2018. Consumers have varying priorities when replacing their car tyres. Price…

Motorsports

Brands Hatch – Rounds 1 & 2

With 27 cars started Round 1, as Jason West having to sit out this round due to lack of a…

Kumho News

Kumho wins major new oe contract for its prime suv tyre – the crugen hp91

Third generation BMW X3 being equipped with Kumho Crugen HP91 tyre Kumho UHP tyres combine high cornering stability and short…

Motorsports

Fantasic Forestry R2 Debut Victory for James Wilson

Twenty-two year old James Wilson from Keady and his Co. Derry co-driver Gavin Doherty are on the crest of a…

Motorsports

2018 Valvoline Motorsport Ireland National Forest Rally Championship Round 1

Local crew Andrew Purcell & Mark Wiley in a Ford Fiesta R5 took victory on the opening round of the…

Kumho News

KUMHO APPOINTS CHANGRIN SUK AS ITS NEW EUROPEAN PRESIDENT

Kumho Tire has appointed Changrin Suk, 59, as its new European President, and he assumes responsibility for the company’s European…

Motorsports

Kumho Motorsport Review 2017

We’ve been super busy through 2017 and been involved in many motorsports supporting with our technical expertise and of course…

Kumho News

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…

Kumho News

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…