The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Kumho Gets First Major OE Tire Contract with Chrysler

January 15, 2008

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA - Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. will ship some 400,000 tires to Chrysler LLC as part of its first major original equipment contract in North America.

The company made the announcement at the Kumho Dealer Meeting in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, according to Modern Tire Dealer.

The company will supply the 2009 Dodge Journey with two H- and T-rated sizes of its Solus KH16: P225/65R17 and P225/55R19. The first is a relatively new size; the second is new.

The Dodge Journey is made in Mexico.

According to Vice President of Marketing Rick Brennan, there will be 54 new sizes offered by vehicle manufacturers in 2008.

Kumho estimates it will ship 2.5 million units to vehicle manufacturers in 2009.

Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

an association of 12 vehicle manufacturers including BMW Group, Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz USA, Mitsubishi Motors, Porsche, Toyota, Volkswagen Group of America and Volvo Cars North America

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher