Shanghai GM and other foreign auto makers in China say they are not using defective tires supplied by the Kumho Tires plant in Tianjin, which is under investigation by a Chinese government agency for producing substandard products. Kumho senior official Lee Han-seop, who heads the Korean tire company’s Chinese operations, appeared on a government TV station this week to formally apologize to the public for the problems at the plant. He says Kumho is recalling all suspect tires produced ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"China’s Auto Makers Assure Customers Over Defective Tires" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.