How have Kumho developed a global tyre brand?Kumho is one of the world's largest manufacturers of tyres, offering a very wide range for cars, SUVs, vans and trucks. They are part of a much larger group of companies which includes an international airline, construction, logistics, petrochemicals and financial services.
With research and development centres in Europe, the United States and Korea, including one in Birmingham, Kumho produces almost 60 million tyres a year for around 180 countries throughout the world.
Committed to developing tyres of high technology with great performance levels, Kumho tyres are fitted as original equipment on cars manufactured by some of the world's leading car manufactures, including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Smart, VW and Hyundai.
Kumho has a long history in motorsport and helping good local causesKumho has a long heritage in motorsport and has successfully developed a tyre specifically for F1. They are the only tyre supplier of the International Auto GP series for 550bhp single-seat racing cars, and the leading supplier for F3 racing and were a class winner at the Le Mans 24 hours in 2007. The Norwegian Rally championship and the MSA Tarmac Rally championship have also been won by cars fitted with Kumho tyres and they are exclusive suppliers to the French Rallycross series.
Devoted to “Making a Difference” Kumho are often involved in over 400 community engagement programmes a year throughout the world. These range from child road safety campaigns to supporting environmental initiatives.