Features - Kumho rewarded

Kumho rewarded

Features Published the 25/02/2010

The Korean manufacturer's laser-engraved tyre has won the prestigious IF Product Design Award. Its innovative technology, presented last September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, was the only one of the 2500 entrants rewarded.

Laser pattern of Kumho Tyre

The process modifies the creation of motifs on the tread by using a laser, and won the favour of the jury in the "Advanced Studies" category. This prize created in 1954 in Germany, uses the following selection criteria: technology, design, the degree of innovation and potential value of the brand.