Nexen Tire America announced that its N’Priz AH8 Ground-touring all-season tire has been chosen as Original Equipment for the brand new Hyundai Venue.
The tires for the seventh SUV in the Hyundai line will be supplied in the size of 205/55 R17. The tire manufacturer notes that this is the 13th OE size fitment for the N’Priz AH8 in the US Market, the total number of homologations of Nexen product for the North American market thus reaching 39.
Nexen N’Priz AH8 combines low noise emission, smooth ride and high mileage, at the same time demonstrating improved snow performance in comparison with its predecessor Nexen CP672. The N’Priz AH8 is ideal for the adventurous attitude the Hyundai Venue conveys and will surely complement the driving characteristics of the Venue.
«Being selected as original equipment for the new Hyundai Venue further solidifies Nexen Tire’s ongoing commitment to continued growth in the OE tire segment, says John Hagan, executive vice president of sales for Nexen Tire America. We look forward to the continued growth with Hyundai and the OE division».
Nexen, who recently opened in Seoul the Nexen UniverCity research institute worth 178 M USD, has set a goal of getting 3,25% share of the North American market by 2020. Nexen is planning to make the world’s top 10 tire manufacturers list by 2025.