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Kumho wins OE fitment on Mercedes A-Class

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Kumho Tire Co.'s Solus KH15 passenger tire will be original equipment on DaimlerChrysler AG's Mercedez Benz A-Class in size 185/65R15. Kumho officials call the fitment "a major achievement."

The tire will bear the Mercedes Original Equipment "MO" symbol on its sidewall to indicate its approved status.

"We are delighted that we have been awarded this contract and look forward to continuing to develop high quality tires for the world's finest car manufacturers," says H.S. Lee, president of Kumho Tire Europe GmbH.

The A-Class is built at DaimlerChrysler's Rastatt plant in southwest Germany.

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