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Continental celebrates 10 million milestone

The leading technology company Continental is celebrating the production of its 10,000,000 tyre at plant in Kaluga, Russia, only five years after the start of production. The Kaluga team welcomed on this special occasion government officials, representatives of the executive board of Continental, media and customers as well as employees for a celebration event at

Ashcourt drives down fleet costs with Continental Tyres

The Ashcourt Group in Hull has developed a tyre-management strategy with Continental Tyres and local dealer, Adams Tyres, that has helped save up to 20 per cent on the running costs of its road fleet. The Ashcourt Group comprises six main divisions: Haulage, Aggregates, Concrete Construction & Civil Engineering, Residential house building, and Student Accommodation.

Continental launches digital tyre monitoring platform – ContiConnect

Recently, the technology company and premium tyre manufacturer Continental, has officially launched its new digital tyre monitoring platform for commercial fleets, ContiConnect™. This efficient solution for remote tyre monitoring is now available, starting with United States, Canada, Malaysia, and Thailand. More markets in Europe and Asia will follow in 2018 and next year. The system

Continental extends agri-tyre portfolio

Continental is extending its radial portfolio for agricultural machinery this summer after revealing the names of its new tyre line-up. The TractorMaster is the advanced tractor series 65 tyre and complements the standard tyres Tractor70 and Tractor85. In addition, the company will launch a harvester tyre in the size 800/65R32 178 A8 which will be

ContiSportContact 5 SUV tops tyre test

In this year’s summer tyre test run by the German car magazine AutoBild allrad (No. 4/18), the ContiSportContact 5 SUV was rated best-in-test after a variety of tests on wet and dry road surfaces and off-road. The tyre developed by Continental in Hanover won through against seven competitors from European, American and Asian manufacturers. The

Continental’s PremiumContact 6 recommended in summer tyre test

Continental’s PremiumContact 6 tyre has received a “recommended” rating in summer tyre tests conducted by auto motor und sport in Germany. The magazine tested 11 225/45 R 17 tyres. And the PremiumContact 6 from Continental emerged with a “recommended” rating. After the tests, the experts praised the tyres’s steering feedback on wet roads, good precision

New WinterContact TS 860 S delivers “cool” performance

With the new WinterContact TS 860 S, Continental has a high-performance winter tyre for sports cars and high-powered cars designed for dynamic driving in its line-up. The new tyre is available in the replacement market and as original equipment, with Continental planning to offer automakers their own customized versions with different handling properties at the

Communication key in Continental Tyres Sharing the Road survey

As partners of all kinds gear up for the annual celebration of love and relationships that is St. Valentine’s Day, the fraught state of relationships among the ‘partners’ who share the roads of Ireland is clearly shown in a recent survey of some 1,050 respondents across the country. The ‘Sharing the Road’ survey, organised by

Motorists get tyre pressure penalty point warning

Irish motorists are being warned that for the first time since penalty points were introduced in 2002, drivers could now be liable to incur points on their licence if their tyres are either under or over-inflated. Following an analysis of the penalty points issued to Irish drivers during 2017 carried out by Continental Tyres in

Continental adds two EM-Master radial master tyres

Continental is introducing two additional EM-Master E4/L4 radial tyre sizes to the market. The EM-Master is part of the ContiEarth portfolio, which was developed specifically for the construction sector. The tyre is ideally suited for articulated dump trucks (ADT), loaders and dozers and is available in two versions: The EM-Master E3/L3 has a normal tread

Continental tyres and TPMS feature in Dakar Rally

Continental’s range of truck tyres and its ContiPressureCheck tyre pressure monitoring system featured on two on the first three trucks home in the recent Dakar Rally. Eduard Nikolaev’s crew from the legendary KAMAZ-Master team finished the race in Argentinean Cordoba and won the truck category of the Dakar Rally 2018. The crew’s final result after 14