VOLKSWAGEN CHOOSES KUMHO FOR POLO ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT SUPPLY DEAL

One of the world’s largest car producers, Volkswagen has selected Korean tyre maker Kumho to supply original equipment tyres for its popular Polo hatchback. Kumho will supply its 185/60 R15 size Ecowing ES01 KH27 low rolling resistance tyres for Polos manufactured in Spain.                       According [...]

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KUMHO OPENS SIXTH SYDNEY PLATINUM DEALER

A commitment to value and customer service from leading tyre company Kumho Tyre has seen the opening of its sixth Platinum Dealer in Sydney, with Plumpton Autos becoming one of the tyre maker’s top shelf dealers. Plumpton Autos joins the other Sydney Platinum stores in Silverwater, Blacktown, Smithfield, Riverstone and McGraths Hill. According to National [...]

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KUMHO PLATINUM DEALER PROGRAM HITS 40 STRONG

Kumho has opened its 40th Platinum Dealer in Australia with the opening of AA West Automotive at McGraths Hill. The Platinum Dealer program was launched in late 2011 in Newcastle as way for Kumho to showcase its extensive produce range through friendly and professional dealers. Since then the program has flourished to 40 dealers around [...]

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KUMHO HITS THE TARGET WITH RIVERSTONE PLATINUM DEALER

Kumho Tyre says value and customer satisfaction are the key focal points for its latest  Kumho Platinum dealer which has just opened in the north west Sydney suburb of Riverstone. Target Automotive promises to deliver the highest levels of customer service and value for money to the motorists of Riverstone and surrounding suburbs as newest [...]

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KUMHO SPIRIT OF THE RALLY AWARD GIVES BOADEN AND CHEERS A BOOST

Brother and sister duo Michael Boaden and Helen Cheers have been awarded the Kumho Spirit of the Rally award for round three of the Australian Rally Championship, the International Rally of Queensland.   Boaden and Cheers, who compete in the ARC in a two-wheel drive Volkswagon Polo, finished fourth in the International Rally of Queensland [...]

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KUMHO SPIRIT OF THE RALLY AWARD GIVES BOADEN AND CHEERS A BOOST

Brother and sister duo Michael Boaden and Helen Cheers have been awarded the Kumho Spirit of the Rally award for round three of the Australian Rally Championship, the International Rally of Queensland. Boaden and Cheers, who compete in the ARC in a two-wheel drive Volkswagon Polo, finished fourth in the International Rally of Queensland and [...]

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KUMHO PROMISES HONESTY AND TRANSPARENCY AT DECEPTION BAY

Leading tyre manufacturer Kumho Tyre has continued the expansion of its Platinum Dealer program in Brisbane with the opening of Deception Bay Tyre and Mechanical. Launched in New South Wales in late 2011, the Platinum Dealer initiative has been designed to showcase Kumho’s extensive product range through a national network of dedicated professional and friendly [...]

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KUMHO COMMITS TO AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS KARTING CHAMPIONSHIP AS NAMING RIGHTS SPONSOR

Kumho Tyre has expanded its support of grass roots motor sport by announcing it will be the naming rights sponsor for the inaugural Australian Schools Karting Championship. The 2014 Kumho Australian Schools Karting Championsip is an initiative of KartSchool Australia to introduce high school students to motor sport in a cost effective yet fun and [...]

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SOUTH AUSTRALIAN KUMHO CUSTOMER SCORES TRIP TO NEW YORK

A South Australian Kumho customer and her partner are off to America courtesy of Kumho Tyre after winning the brand’s New York promotion.   Roxie Reynolds entered the draw after fitting four new Cru-Gen KL33 Premium SUV tyres to her Ford Territory at Bob Jane T-Marts in the Adelaide suburb of Seaford and will now enjoy [...]

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THREE-PEAT RED DOT SUCCESS FOR KUMHO

Leading tyre manufacturer Kumho has added three 2014 Red Dot Design Awards to its growing list of accolades. Kumho’s flagship performance tyre, the Super-Ultra High Performance Ecsta PS91, its Watt-Run VA31 electric vehicle tyre and its WinterCraft WI61 snow and ice tyre were all judged as winners in the vehicle accessories category of the Red [...]

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KUMHO PLAYS A KEY ROLE WITH LEADING NSW TRANSPORT OPERATOR

A major NSW based transport company is recording tyre mileage gains of up to 40 per cent since switching to Kumho KRD01 Truck tyres on drive axles and up to 35 per cent on steers compared with other truck tyres from other brands. Macleay Valley Transport based in the NSW mid-north coast town of Kempsey [...]

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Formula3 PODIUM TURNS PINK IN SUPPORT OF KUMHO McGRATH FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER

The Australian Formula 3 Drivers Championship has thrown its support behind the upcoming Kumho’s Pink Fitters Day to raise money for the McGrath Foundation by staging a pink podium at Bathurst’s Mt Panorama. The podium saw winner Chris Anthony, runner up Ben Gersekowski, third placed Simon Hodge, national class winner Chelsea Angelo and Kumho Cup [...]

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KUMHO SETS QUICKEST EVER TIME AROUND MT PANORAMA

Kumho has taken Formula 3 driver Chris Anthony to record pace around Australia’s most prestigious racetrack, Bathurst’s Mt Panorama. The Cooma based driver broke the outright lap record of the famed 6.213km circuit in his Kumho shod Dallara Mercedes Benz F3 with a time of 2m03.8245s on the way to claiming his maiden win. According to the [...]

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DOUBLE ACCOLADES FOR KUMHO PERFORMANCE TYRES IN GERMAN DESIGN AWARDS

Internationally acclaimed tyre manufacturer Kumho has been recognised for its innovation in performance tyres with two new accolades in Germany’s prestigious iF Design Awards. Kumho’s first ever Super-Ultra High Perfomance tyre, the Ecsta PS91 and luxury performance Solus HS51 both claimed awards in the transportation category.   According to Kumho Tyre Australia national marketing and [...]

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Kumho Tyre Wins German Red Dot Design Awards for Three Consecutive Years

Kumho Tyre (CEO Chang-Gyu Kim) announced on the 7th that the Company’s products had been named product design division winners in Germany’s Red Dot Design Awards 2014. With this year’s awards, Kumho Tyre has made the achievement of winning the Red Dot Design Award for three consecutive years, a first for the Korean Tyre industry. [...]

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Kumho Tyre, wins the iF Product Design Award

Kumho Tyre (President & CEO Kim Chang-Kyu) announced on January 23 that they received accolades at the iF Design Awards 2014 held in Germany for their S-UHP Tyres ECSTA PS91 and ECSTA HS51.   The internationally renowned iF Design Awards with a 60-year history is considered as one of the top three design award ceremonies [...]

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Kerri-Anne Kennerley partners with Kumho Tyres to support Pink Fitters Day

Pink Fitters Day to raise awareness and money for  McGrath Breast Care Nurses   March 2014, Sydney, Australia:  Kumho Tyres and Australian television personality, Kerri-Anne Kennerley, today announced that they’re partnering to raise vital support for the McGrath Foundation through Pink Fitters Day 2014.   Kennerley, a breast cancer survivor herself, has come on board [...]

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SPORTS RACER SERIES CHOOSES KUMHO AS EXCLUSIVE TYRE SUPPLIER

Leading tyre company Kumho Tyre has expanded its Australian motor sport portfolio  by signing with the new Australian Sports Racer Series as exclusive tyre supplier and partner. Kumho has been selected as the exclusive motor sport competition tyre supplier for the category, which will be featured at five rounds of the Shannons Nationals series this [...]

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KUMHO SLAM DUNKS TO BECOME FIRST NBA TYRE SPONSOR

Kumho Tyre has become the first company to sign on as tyre sponsor for the most prestigious basketball series in the world, America’s NBA.   Kumho has supported the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat in the past but increased its support in 2014 to become a series sponsor of both the NBA and Development [...]

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KUMHO CONTINUES PLATINUM EXPANSION IN SYDNEY INTO GREATER WEST

Leading tyre manufacturer Kumho has continued the roll out of its Platinum Dealer network with the opening of Bellbird Tyres at Blacktown in Sydney’s west.   Bellbird Tyres is the third Platinum Dealer to be opened in the Sydney metro area  since the program was launched in late 2011.   Established to showcase Kumho’s extensive tyre range through [...]

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