Kumho Tire get OE contract for Mercedes-Benz B-ClassKumho Tire said yesterday it has signed a deal with Mercedes-Benz to supply original equipment (OE) tires for its B-Class compact cars.
The nation’s second-largest tire manufacturer said its ECSTA HM tire will be installed to new B-Class models rolled out from the factory. The affiliate of Kumho Asiana Group said that the deal strengthened its partnership with the German premium automaker.
Since supplying OE tires for the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the company has been providing tires to various models including the G-Class luxury SUV. Besides Mercedes-Benz, the company has been delivering OE tires to Volkswagen, BMW and Chrysler.