The South Korean tyre giant, Nexen Tyre has been chosen as the OE (Original Equipment) supplier for the new Volkswagen Jetta 2019 model. The model showcased earlier in the year during the North American International Auto Show will be fitted with Nexen’s N’Priz AH8 tyres with size 205/55R17 91H.
N’Priz AH8, is an all-season tyre with a tread pattern that looks similar to shark fins. According to the tyre maker, the tread pattern is designed so as to reduce noise. The tyre also offers increased fuel efficiency along with a comfortable ride.
Travis Kang, CEO of Nexen Tyre, has said that they are excited to expand their supplies of OE for a leading car manufacturer such as Volkswagen. He further added that they are committed to improving Nexen’s product quality and technology. They are also looking further to expand their presence in the North American and European markets in the near future.
About Nexen Tyre:
Recognised as the first Korean tyre company, Nexen Tyre has served the tyre industry since its inception in 1942. The company has a domestic share of around 20% and annual sales of over $600 million. Nexen Tyre exports to over 120 countries worldwide.