Kumho Tire Unveils New EV Tires

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Kumho Tire U.S.A., a leading global tire manufacturer, has expanded its electric vehicle (EV) tire portfolio with the introduction of two innovative options: the Majesty 9 Solus TA91 EV and the Crugen HP71 EV. These tires incorporate Kumho’s proprietary K-Silent technology to enhance driving comfort by reducing cabin noise, making them a perfect match for the modern EV driver’s needs.

Key Highlights

  • New Additions: Majesty 9 Solus TA91 EV for coupes, sedans, CUVs, and Crugen HP71 EV for CUVs, SUVs.
  • Innovative Technology: Includes K-Silent for noise reduction and features to improve stability, minimize power consumption, and ensure even wear.
  • Enhanced Performance: Up to 19% and 24% reduction in rolling resistance for the Majesty 9 and Crugen HP71, respectively.
  • Warranty: Both tire options come with a 50,000-mile treadwear warranty.
  • OE Fitments: Compatible with 11 global EV models from manufacturers like Kia and Hyundai.

Kumho Tire stands out in the tire industry for its dedication to innovation and quality. Shawn Denlein, the president of sales and marketing at Kumho Tire U.S.A., emphasized the company’s commitment to advancing EV tire technology to meet the unique requirements of EVs, such as load distribution, treadwear from high torque motors, and noise reduction. The K-Silent technology specifically addresses the latter, incorporating sound-absorbing materials within the tire structure to mitigate road noise, a crucial feature for the silent operation of EVs.

The Majesty 9 Solus TA91 EV and Crugen HP71 EV tires are not just about silent operation; they significantly contribute to the efficiency and performance of EVs by reducing rolling resistance, which in turn helps to improve the driving range per charge.

Available Sizes: The Majesty Solus TA91 EV tire sizes range from 18 to 21 inches, while the Crugen HP71 EV tires are available in sizes from 19 to 22 inches.

For those interested in further details or the full product lineup, Kumho Tire encourages visits to their website at www.kumhotireusa.com.

About Kumho Tire: With over 60 years in the tire-making industry, Kumho Tire is a pioneer in tire innovation and is committed to delivering exceptional driving experiences worldwide. The company’s U.S. operations are headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, focusing on sales, marketing, product development, and distribution.

This introduction of the Majesty 9 Solus TA91 EV and Crugen HP71 EV tires highlights Kumho Tire’s ongoing efforts to cater to the evolving needs of electric vehicle owners, offering them durable, high-performance, and noise-reducing tire options.

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