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New PremiumContact 6 – the range extender

Continental’s new PremiumContact 6 has been available from dealers in 70 sizes since the spring of this year, ready for fitting to a wide spectrum of cars and SUVs in the mid-range and luxury class. This also includes electric and hybrid models for which this new premium summer tire makes a good choice. With five

Continental with a focus on the future of ports

With the motto “Reliable Tyres, Intelligent Operations, Efficient Teminals” the technology Continental will showcase its high-performance port tyre and solutions portfolio and give an outlook on the future of ports at this year’s TOC. The fair for port, shipping and terminal technology will take place from June 27-29 in Amsterdam. Visitors will find Continental Commercial

Continental launches AllSeasonContact

With the new AllSeasonContact, Continental is offering a tyre for urban use in moderate weather conditions. Continental has come up with an innovative blend of tread design, compound, tyre contour and construction. In this way, Continental has achieved a considerable reduction in the weaknesses previously present in the winter and wet-weather properties of tyres intended

ContiPremiumContact 5 tops tyre test

In the recently published test conducted by Czech automobile club “Autoclub”, first place in an SUV tyre test went to the ContiPremiumContact 5 summer tyre(www.autoklub.cz). Experts tested 215/65 R 16 tyres fitted to a Volkswagen Tiguan, looking at a total of 12 criteria. The test line-up included ten patterns from European, American and Asian tyre

Continental PremiumContact 6 tops Swedish tyre test

The new Continental PremiumContact 6 has come out on top in a comparative tyre test organised by Swedish magazine, Vi Bilägare. The Vi Bilägare testers fitted five brands of size 235/50 R18 to a Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TSI for evaluation. Testing was conducted last December at Continental’s proving ground in Uvalde, USA. The Continental tyre

Conti Hybrid drive-axle tyre now available as hot-retreaded ContiRe

Continental has added to its range of hot retreaded tyres with the ContiRe Hybrid, which is on display at the company’s stand at the CV Show this week. The Conti Hybrid family offers long service lives, an ability to perform in a diverse range of applications and robustness. To produce the hot-treaded ContiRe™ tyres, fresh

Star trio wins Irish Van of the Year 2017

The Citroen Dispatch/ Peugeot Expert/ Toyota Proace Van, products of the joint-venture development and production agreement of the three companies has been voted Irish Van of the Year 2017 in association with Continental Tyres. The award, which is the property of the Irish Motoring Writers Association (IMWA) is voted upon by a jury of Ireland’s

Half of drivers back blanket block on mobiles

Mobile phone use behind the wheel continues to be a significant problem on Ireland’s roads but a new survey of Irish motorists reveals that nearly half of drivers (46 per cent) would support the introduction of technology to disable certain phone functions for the sake of safety. More than one in four respondents (26 per

Conti Hybrid drive-axle tyre now available as hot-retreaded ContiRe

Continental has added to its range of hot retreaded tyres with the ContiRe Hybrid, which has just been launched on the market. “Hot-retreaded tyres make an important contribution in keeping fleet operating costs to a minimum,” says Ralf Benack, Retreading Director Truck Tyres EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). “We are constantly expanding our

New Conti Urban HA3 245/70 R 19.5 tyre

The requirements placed on urban bus tyres are high, with these tyres placed under higher stress in the inner-city public transport segment than in any other area of application. Stop/start operation coupled with frequent braking and accelerating, varying road surfaces, and recurring contact with the kerb due to pulling up to and away from bus

New Conti Urban HA3 245/70 R 19.5 delivers high tire life

The requirements placed on urban bus tyres are high, with these tyre placed under higher stress in the inner-city public transport segment than in any other area of application. Stop/start operation coupled with frequent braking and accelerating, varying road surfaces, and recurring contact with the kerb due to pulling up to and away from bus