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Continental tyres for Toyota Traigo 80

Continental tyres for Toyota Traigo 80

Thursday 7th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Continental has become the exclusive tyre fitment on Toyota Material Handling’s flagship electric counterbalanced forklift truck range. All Toyota Traigo 80 forklift trucks ordered since 1 April 2018 come fitted with the Continental SC20+ solid tyre as standard.

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Continental introducing ‘Port Plus’ compound into harbour tyre range

Continental introducing ‘Port Plus’ compound into harbour tyre range

Friday 25th May 2018 | 0 Comments

A new compound has been developed for Continental tyres that will see use in harbourside applications. Continental calls this compound Port Plus, and reports that it reduces tyre heat generation, minimises wear and extends tyre life significantly. The Port Plus compound will premiere at TOC Europe in Rotterdam next month.

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Love thy neighbour: Continental to further cut odours at Romania tyre plant

Love thy neighbour: Continental to further cut odours at Romania tyre plant

Thursday 17th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Four million euros are being invested to reduce olfactory emissions at the Continental tyre factory in Timişoara, Romania. The investment will facilitate an expansion of the plant’s regenerative thermal oxidiser system in order to stop odours arising from tyre production wafting beyond the factory site.

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Stronger euro hits Continental in Q1 2018

Tuesday 8th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Sales within the Tire division at Continental failed to reach the previous year’s level during the first three months of 2018. Tire division sales declined 4.4 per cent to 2.64 billion euros during the quarter, however Continental calculates that they would have risen 1.0 per cent had exchange-rate effects and changes in the scope of consolidation not influenced the result.

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Continental: Electromobility is the future – but the future is some way off

Continental: Electromobility is the future – but the future is some way off

Wednesday 2nd May 2018 | 0 Comments

The Government has committed to ending the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040 and is under pressure from some quarters to bring this deadline forward. Technology company and tyre maker Continental, on the other hand, recommends a more protracted timetable for phasing out conventional power sources – and it has called upon governments to provide sufficient breathing space for the development of appropriate technologies.

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6 tyre manufacturers among GM supplier award winners

6 tyre manufacturers among GM supplier award winners

Monday 30th April 2018 | 0 Comments

General Motors recognized its most innovative partners at its 26th Supplier of the Year awards ceremony on 20 April in Orlando, Florida. Recipients of the Supplier of the Year award include 125 suppliers from 17 countries, with 16 first-time winners, as well as 11 companies who earned GM’s Innovation Award, Overdrive Award and Customer of the Year award.

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Continental: Q1 2018 sales up slightly despite exchange rate effects

Friday 27th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Key data pertaining to first quarter performance were presented at the Continental Annual Shareholders’ Meeting today ahead of the release of complete Q1 2018 figures on 8 May.

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Ressing takes on PR leadership for Continental’s car tyre business

Ressing takes on PR leadership for Continental’s car tyre business

Wednesday 25th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Continental has officially confirmed the appointment of Cordula Ressing as its head of Media and Public Relations PLT Tires Worldwide. She began in this role on 1 March 2018.

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Continental revises H1 2018 outlook

Thursday 19th April 2018 | 0 Comments

First half 2018 earnings at Continental AG are now expected to be around 150 million euros less than previously projected, the company reports. To blame for this negative development are exchange rate and inventory valuation effects, primarily in Continental’s tyre business. In response to anticipated lower earnings, Continental has revised its outlook for adjusted operating result (adjusted EBIT) within its Rubber Group for the period – this is expected to be around 100 million euros lower than in the first half of 2017.

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Sport sponsorship: Continental official partner, tyre of Giro d’Italia

Sport sponsorship: Continental official partner, tyre of Giro d’Italia

Wednesday 18th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Continental has become the official tyre of the Giro d’Italia as part of a three-year agreement signed with organiser RCS Sport that sees the tyre maker also take on the role of official partner to the cycling Grand Tour race. As official tyre partner, Continental will collaborate with Shimano to supply both bicycle and car tyres for the neutral technical assistance team.

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Output at Continental’s Kaluga plant exceeds 10 million tyres

Output at Continental’s Kaluga plant exceeds 10 million tyres

Monday 16th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Five years after production commenced, the Continental tyre factory in Kaluga, Russia has celebrated the production of its 10 millionth tyre. Plant output officially went into eight-digit figures on 11 April and the team in Kaluga marked the occasion with invited guests, including government officials, customers and representatives from the Continental Executive Board.

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Continental developing tech to combat aquaplaning

Continental developing tech to combat aquaplaning

Thursday 12th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Aquaplaning is a phenomenon we can’t avoid – or can we? Continental is confident that technology can help us do so and has shared news of solutions it is developing. These are still just concepts; however, the company believes the aquaplaning assistance technology it is now working on has the potential to intervene when aquaplaning rears its ugly head.

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Continental, Osram sign lighting JV contract

Continental, Osram sign lighting JV contract

Thursday 5th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Negotiations between Continental and lighting manufacturer Osram have concluded with the two parties in agreement on the shape and form of their new Osram Continental GmbH joint venture. Each of the partners will hold a 50 per cent share in the business, with Continental’s Harald Renner acting as chief financial officer and Dirk Linzmeier from Osram taking on the role of chief executive officer. Osram Continental is expected to be up and running in the second half of 2018 once all necessary approvals have been granted.

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Continental launching ContiConnect TPMS in Malaysia

Wednesday 28th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Continental Malaysia reports that it is pioneering its intelligent in-tyre sensor in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market. Announcing the news, Continental says it is committed to “creating the best holistic solutions [for] customers by enhancing its value chain through digitalization [and] connecting intelligent products, systems and services.”

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April comes early with pre-launch of Continental AncorContact

April comes early with pre-launch of Continental AncorContact

Wednesday 28th March 2018 | 0 Comments

You’d be a fool not to look at the Continental AncorContact this April. At the start of the month, the tyre maker will launch a new tyre that will stop you in your tracks.

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