Kumho Will Be OE on Volkswagen Electric SUV

Dec. 19, 2022

Kumho Tire USA Inc. will supply original equipment tires in four fitments for the new Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV. The tires will be produced out of Kumho's Chattanooga, Tenn., plant.

Sizes include 235/55R19, 255/50R19, 235/50R20 and 255/45R20.   

According to Kumho officials, the Crugen HP71 EV, a comfort SUV product, features high-dispersion precision silica and offers enhanced driving stability by improving braking power.  

"The supply of electric vehicles is increasing as automakers aim for full carbon neutrality,” says Insoo Kim, managing director of OE sales, Kumho. 

“Kumho Tire is also striving to supply tires for cars that can maximize electric car performance. We will provide customers with a better mobility experience by collaborating with premium automakers and releasing leading products through continuous research and development."