Kumho’s new Solus TA51a has been specifically designed for the North American market and replaces three Solus product lines.
As the tire industry continues to recover from pandemic supply chain strains, 2022 brought a host of new tire launches as well as excitement around emerging tire trends… and topics that make you scratch your head. I think you’ll definitely see what I mean in this year’s list of top stories from 2022. To compile
Kumho Tire has promoted Shawn Denlein to the president of sales and marketing for the United States, effective Oct. 31. Kumho said Denlein has over 27 years of industry experience stemming from 1995, when he started with Yokohama Tire then transitioned to Hankook Tire and then Monro. At each company, he held various leadership and
Kumho Tire announced it has appointed Nam Hwa (Ed) Cho as the new Chief Executive Officer of North America, effective October 1, 2022. He will also lead the sales and operations efforts for Kumho’s Canada and South American divisions. Mr. Cho has over 30 years of history with Kumho Tire where he has held various
For Jeff Perry, the most exciting part about his job in the tire industry is the people in it. A self-described “relationships-driven” professional, Perry knows that he can pick up the phone to celebrate a win or hash out a solution to a problem with someone he has a relationship with on the other line.
Kumho Tire USA recently announced the launch of the Road Venture AT52. “We are extremely proud of our engineering and product development teams who dedicated years to extensive research and testing in order to deliver this outstanding product,” Kumho says. “The continuously growing light truck market is a focal point for us and we
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz will come equipped with the Kumho Crugen HP71 product line in a 245/60R18 fitment.
Il Taik Jung was previously the company’s vice president of the research and development division.
Kumho Tire has announced tire plant expansions in both the U.S. and Vietnam.
The Ecsta V730 is designed to handle the demands of tracks in wet and dry conditions by utilizing an ultra-high grip tread compound with fine carbon black and synthetic resins that further enhanced handling, responsiveness, and grip, Kumho Tire says.
The Crugen HT51’s five-rib tread design features a stiff center block design for improved straight-line stability and enhanced dry traction, Kumho says.
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