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Continental rolling out region-specific trailer tyres

Continental rolling out region-specific trailer tyres

16th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Various road and climatic conditions are encountered within the Continental Tire division’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business, and for this reason, it is introducing commercial trailer tyres that reflect regional requirements. The first of these is the Conti Hybrid HT3 WR.

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Continental’s Taraxagum project a potential winner under Germany’s bioeconomy strategy

Continental’s Taraxagum project a potential winner under Germany’s bioeconomy strategy

16th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Locally-sourced alternatives to natural rubber, such as Continental’s ‘Taraxagum’ Russian dandelion project, look set to benefit from new government policy in Germany. Yesterday, the German cabinet approved its ‘Nationale Bioökonomiestrategie’ (National Bioeconomy Strategy). This brings together existing bioeconomy strategies and paves the way for further development in this area, including funding for research.

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Conti extends UAE partnership with EUT

10th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Continental has renewed its tyre distribution partnership with Emirates for Universal Tyres (EUT). EUT will continue as the exclusive distributor of Continental tyres in the UAE at least until 2023.

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New intercity bus tyres from Continental

New intercity bus tyres from Continental

10th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Continental has introduced a new range of tyres for intercity buses. It says the Conti CoachRegio offers "reliable and safe touring between cities and villages under variable speed conditions, excellent handling and high mileage on hilly and winding regional roads."

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Chichester Council extends Bandvulc supply/management contract

Chichester Council extends Bandvulc supply/management contract

9th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Chichester District Council has extended its tyre supply and management contract with Bandvulc for its fleet of 26 Mercedes-Benz ‘Econic’ refuse collection vehicles for a further two years.

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Hoosier Racing Tire gains a new president

3rd January 2020 | 0 Comments

As of 1 January, Jörg Burfien has succeeded John DeSalle as president of Hoosier Racing Tire. This role within the 2016-acquired company is the third US-based assignment that Burfien has taken on since joining Continental in 1998.

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Continental: 6 new motorcycle tyres in 2020

Continental: 6 new motorcycle tyres in 2020

19th December 2019 | 0 Comments

New sport, road and all-terrain tyres from Continental will await riders awakening from their winter hibernation. The ranks of the brand’s motorcycle tyre portfolio are set to swell in 2020 with six fresh products.

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EC rates Fiege alongside Bosch and Bridgestone for second straight year

EC rates Fiege alongside Bosch and Bridgestone for second straight year

17th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Startup Europe Partnership (SEP), an initiative by the European Commission, has distinguished Fiege as an Open Innovation Challenger. Having first achieved this standard a year ago, Fiege is being distinguished for the second time in a row. The annual ranking also includes multinationals like Google, Nestlé and Bridgestone. Next to Fiege, a further three German enterprises were distinguished: Bosch, Daimler, and SAP.

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Continental introduces 10-year warranty on agricultural tyres

Continental introduces 10-year warranty on agricultural tyres

12th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental is now offering a warranty of up to ten years on its agricultural tyres in the EMEA region. The warranty applies to all Continental radial agriculture tyres manufactured since 1 August 2017 that bear the ‘Engineered for Efficiency’ logo and have an applicable production code.

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New agri app from Continental

New agri app from Continental

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental has brought out a new tyre pressure and load app for agricultural applications. Called Agriculture TireTech, the iOS and Android app features a Pressure-Load Calculator that gives correct tyre pressures for specific loads and application.

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Tyremakers among 52 automotive suppliers in US$23 million antitrust settlement

6th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Tyre manufacturers Toyo, Bridgestone and Continental are amongst the 52 automotive suppliers that paid a total of $23 million in settlements for antitrust law violations in California, USA.

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Fowler Welch tests Bandvulc, Continental tyres at Millbrook

Fowler Welch tests Bandvulc, Continental tyres at Millbrook

26th November 2019 | 0 Comments

After years of fitting Bandvulc and Continental tyres to its fleet, leading supply chain logistics provider, Fowler Welch, has now put the two manufacturers’ low rolling resistance (LRR) offerings to the test. In a joint-trial at Millbrook Proving Ground, Fowler Welch and Bandvulc arranged an evaluation of the performance and efficiency benefits of low rolling resistance tyres, with support from Continental and its ContiPressureCheck TPMS system.

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Football: Continental extends partnership with England Women’s Senior Team

Football: Continental extends partnership with England Women’s Senior Team

15th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental Tyres has renewed its commitment to Women’s football in England by extending its partnership with the FA to September 2021. This renewal will see Continental, as a founding partner of The FA Women’s Super League, reach its ten-year milestone of continued support.

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VW ID.3 to roll on Continental tyres

VW ID.3 to roll on Continental tyres

15th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental tyres have been chosen as original equipment for the new Volkswagen ID.3. The electric hatchback will be fitted with the EcoContact 6 in 18- and 19-inch sizes. Buyers selecting winter tyres will receive the WinterContact TS 850 P. The summer and winter tyres supplied for the ID.3 will feature ContiSeal puncture protection technology.

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Continental holds HQ topping out ceremony

Continental holds HQ topping out ceremony

14th November 2019 | 0 Comments

The future of Continental is taking shape – 15 months after holding a groundbreaking ceremony for its new headquarters site in Hannover, Germany, last week the tyre maker and automotive systems provider held a topping out ceremony for the facility. During the ceremony, Continental chief executive officer Dr Elmar Degenhart reported that the progress remains “right on schedule” and the buildings will be ready to be occupied in time for the company’s 150th anniversary in 2021.

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