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Ralf Benack to head Truck Tires Replacement department at Conti

Continental, the technology company and premium tyre manufacturer, is pressing ahead with the integration of its tyre services for truck and bus fleet customers. In the newly established Fleet Solutions department, the Truck Tires Replacement business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) merges its Conti360° Fleet Services business field, which also includes ContiPressureCheck and

Conti teams up with National Adventure Race Series

Continental Tyres has agreed to be title partner of the Irish National Adventure Race Series in conjunction with Series founders Multisport Adventure Ireland and promotion partner Kayathlon.ie. The initial one-year partnership will debut at the sold-out ‘Quest Kenmare’ adventure race along the Wild Atlantic Way on March 2, 2019 concluding with the ‘Sea2Summit’ race in Westport,

Continental main partner of Tour de France

Continental will be one of the five main partners at this year’s Tour de France, commencing in Brussels on July 6. The tyre maker is the Tour’s official partner for 2018-2022, but has upgraded its sponsorship to main partner for 2019. As a main partner, Continental will enjoy greater visibility throughout the Tour. The Continental

Conti produces series of tyre safety videos

Continental has teamed up with presenter of Fifth Gear and the YouTube channel Fully Charged, Jonny Smith to produce a series of new videos designed to help drivers keep their tyres in tip-top condition. The series, initially comprising five films launched this month offers drivers simple, helpful advice on important areas of basic tyre maintenance.

New head of CVs at Continental

Continental has appointed Gilles Mabire as the new head of the Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket Business Unit (CVAM). Mabire, 46, will take over his new position on April 1, 2019. He succeeds Dr. Michael Ruf, who is pursuing new opportunities outside Continental after having successfully led the business unit over the last 10 years. CVAM,

SIMI finds 120,000 drivers unaware of tyre penalty point regulations

A recent survey carried out by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), supported by Continental Tyres Ireland, shows that 94 per cent of Irish drivers are aware that driving with damaged or dangerous tyres is an offence. But alarmingly, some six per cent or potentially 120,000 drivers are leaving themselves open to penalty

Conti launches VDO TPMS Go

Technology company, Continental has launched a new universal service tool for tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS).

Continental to sponsor Extreme E off-road electric racing series

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.

Conti360° Fleet Services launches unified facility

Conti360° Fleet Services is celebrating the official opening of its newly rebranded suite of offices, at Bandvulc’s Lee Mill site, in Ivybridge, Devon.

Conti promotes Reinhard Klant

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

Continental supports Valtra SmartTour as offical partner

At this year’s LAMMA, the UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and services show, Continental and Valtra reveal that Continental is official tyre partner of this year’s Valtra Smart Tour.