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Continental RDT-Master: New cut-resistant compound

Continental RDT-Master: New cut-resistant compound

20th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Further growth within the Continental earthmover tyre portfolio. A new compound is now available for the Continental RDT-Master tyre, a product aimed at rigid dump truck applications. Continental developed this cut-resistant compound for rough and abrasive applications where tyres have to withstand sharp gravel, rocks and stones.

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Continental aims for 25% female management by 2025

Continental aims for 25% female management by 2025

19th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental AG is taking steps to increase the number of women in its management structure. A key way of improving the situation is setting the goal of 25 per cent of managers being women by 2015. According to Continental, the voluntarily commitment applies not only in Germany but also across the worldwide company.

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Sportauto test: Most tyres fail to enthuse

Sportauto test: Most tyres fail to enthuse

19th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Yesterday we reported the results of the Auto Motor und Sport summer 2019 tyre test and noted that while no tyre received the publication’s highest rating, most gained its recommendation. It’s a different story at sister title Sportauto – its test of eight tyres yielded a ‘highly recommended’ winner, but six of the candidates only received a lukewarm endorsement.

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Continental’s Setzer appointed to new Automotive role; Kötz named Tire division head

Continental’s Setzer appointed to new Automotive role; Kötz named Tire division head

18th March 2019 | 0 Comments

At a meeting on 14 March, the Supervisory Board of German tyre and automotive systems maker Continental approved the next stage of one of the largest organisational changes in its history. Several new appointments at Executive Board level were announced, including the transfer of Nikolai Setzer to the company’s Automotive Group.

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Michelin maintains position as world’s most valuable tyre brand: Brand Finance

Michelin maintains position as world’s most valuable tyre brand: Brand Finance

15th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin has defended its title as the world’s most valuable tyre brand despite a 9 per cent decrease in brand value to US$7.2 billion, according to the latest report by leading independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy, Brand Finance.

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Conti opening Saudi regional office

25th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental is planning to open a Middle East regional office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The joint venture project with the company’s previous distributor in Saudi Arabia, Almutlak Trade & Industries, will support growing demand for Continental’s products and services in the kingdom, according to the company.

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Benack heading Continental’s reorganised Fleet Solutions department

Benack heading Continental’s reorganised Fleet Solutions department

22nd February 2019 | 0 Comments

As part of previously-announced structural changes, Continental has merged several of its replacement truck tyre functions in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. The Conti360° Fleet Services business, which includes ContiPressureCheck and ContiConnect, has been brought together with the ContiLifeCycle business, comprising retreading and casing management services, to form the Fleet Solutions department. Ralf Benack is heading up this department as Director Fleet Solutions.

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UK launch for ContiTrailAttack 3 & ContiScoot

UK launch for ContiTrailAttack 3 & ContiScoot

19th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The ContiTrailAttack 3 has arrived in the UK motorcycle market, and Cambrian Tyres is confident this new addition will build upon the solid reputation of its predecessor. The Continental tyre is predominantly aimed at road going adventure motorcycles.

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Continental sponsors Tour de France 2019

Continental sponsors Tour de France 2019

18th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental has agreed to sponsor the Tour de France as one of the Tour’s five Main Partners – alongside LCL, E.Leclerc, Krys and Skoda. As a result of the deal, the Continental logo will appear on the arch above the finish line as well as on the “flamme rouge” arch, one kilometre from the finish. As a further benefit of the enhanced visibility, a representative of Continental will present the trophy to the stage winner on the podium.

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Conti offers free AllSeasonContact demonstrations at Mercedes-Benz World

Conti offers free AllSeasonContact demonstrations at Mercedes-Benz World

12th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental is offering drivers free all-season tyre demonstrations this February half term. The German tyre manufacturer will offer the free demonstrations at Mercedes-Benz World as Partner in Excellence, highlighting its award-winning range across each season and weather eventuality. Tests will also mark the first time its AllSeasonContact has been available for consumer experiences within the UK.

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Conti360° Fleet Services integrated Ivybridge location

Conti360° Fleet Services integrated Ivybridge location

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Conti360° Fleet Services has opened its newly rebranded suite of offices, at Bandvulc’s Lee Mill site, in Ivybridge. The extended office facilities have been launched after a two and-a-half year integration project following Continental’s acquisition of Bandvulc in 2016. The launch follows the merger of both company’s fleet support networks under the unified Conti360° Fleet Services banner in September 2018, and the relocation of all Conti360° Fleet Services support and 24-hour Breakdown Service teams to Ivybridge.

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Continental a founding partner in Extreme E off-road electric racing series

Continental a founding partner in Extreme E off-road electric racing series

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental is to sponsor the Extreme E off-road electric racing series. With sustainable electric SUVs and tyre technology from Continental, the new series takes participants to the most remote corners of the world. Extreme E organisers are anticipating 12 teams taking part in the inaugural season, slated to begin in exactly two years. Prototype testing is scheduled to start in April 2019 and Continental is initially a Founding Partner of Extreme E, becoming a Premium Partner in 2021.  The technology company will equip all of the cars in the races with suitable tyres for the respective terrain.

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Continental brings Rugby warehousing operations in-house

Continental brings Rugby warehousing operations in-house

22nd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental Tyre Group Ltd has brought the management and running of its Regional Distribution Centre in Rugby in-house, effective immediately.

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Conti pioneers driverless tyre tests

Conti pioneers driverless tyre tests

16th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental commissioned the first driverless tyre test vehicle for a wide range of road surface types at its Ulvade, Texas test track on 19 December 2018. The aim is to make the test results for Continental's passenger and light truck tyres more conclusive and minimize the impact of the test procedure on the results. The new test vehicle is based on Continental's automated Cruising Chauffeur, which was developed for freeways.

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Reinhard Klant to head Conti’s earthmover tyre product line

Reinhard Klant to head Conti’s earthmover tyre product line

15th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental has appointed Reinhard Klant as the new Earthmoving product line manager for Commercial Specialty Tires (CST).

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