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Kumho News

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…

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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…

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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…

Motorsports

KUMHO-SUPPORTED MCCORMACK CLOSING IN ON AN MSA BRITISH RALLY PODIUM PLACE

County Derry-born Marty McCormack is enjoying a notably strong season in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship and, with a…

Motorsports

Marty Masters the Ulster Rally

After possibly one of the most difficult events of the year, Marty McCormack and David Moynihan can hold their heads…

Motorsports

Impressive results at Fuchs R.A.C. Historic Asphalt on Epynt

It was an impressive result at Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Championship, with David Kynaston in his Kumho shod TR7…

Kumho News

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…

Kumho News

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…

Kumho News

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…

Motorsports

McCormack flies high at the Scottish Rally!

Coming off the back of a fine podium finish in the Pirelli Rally and a win at the Donegal Forestry,…

Motorsports

Kumho Storms to Class Win at the Pirelli Rally

(Cover photo credit: Thibault Lefebvre) ‘Killer Kielder’ forest didn’t get it’s fearsome reputation in rallying for nothing – the fast…

Kumho News

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…

Motorsports

Marty conquers Donegal in Kumhos

Marty McCormack with navigator David Moynihan took an emphatic win at the Donegal Forestry Rally 2017, round three of the…

Motorsports

McCormack nets podium finish in our tyres

After two days of frantic action in the infamous Kielder Forest, Marty McCormack and David Moynihan got their British Rally…

Kumho News

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…

Motorsports

Fisher extends Tarmac Championship lead shod in our tyres

Congrats to Alastair Fisher for securing 3rd place in the West Cork Rally and extending his lead in the Tarmac…

Motorsports

Let battle commence! McCormack takes on the Border Counties Rally in our tyres

The 2017 British Rally Championship (BRC) gets underway this weekend with the Border Counties Rally in Jedburagh, Scotland. Marty McCormack…

Motorsports

Another win for Bob Fowden and Kumho

Bob Fowden & Paul Wakely took a second consecutive victory in the 2017 JD Tyres Welsh Tarmacadam Championship on Sunday,…

Motorsports

Kumho Tyre: The First Choice for Rally Safety Crew

(Cover image credit: BPW-Galleries Photography.)   When the organising team behind the recent Riponian Forest Rally (held in the notoriously…

Kumho News

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,…

Motorsports

2016: A Successful Year for Kumho in Motorsport

At Kumho, we invest heavily in R&D, as well as boasting up-to-the-minute facilities on three continents. An integral part of…

Motorsports

Killarney Historic Rally saw Kumho Tyre own the track

It’s coming up to the end of the year which means it’s time for the final rally of the year…