Continental, the leading tyre and automotive technology group, brought its Vision Zero Live event to Mondello Race Circuit in Co. Kildare recently. Over three days, general consumers, staff from tyre retailers and managers of large company fleets had the opportunity to participate in a range of ‘hands on the wheel’ demonstrations of the company’s latest
In two tests run by AutoBild magazine, winter tyres from Continental have again turned in successful performances. In the large-scale test staged by AutoBild, the WinterContact TS 860 was best-in-test, while in the test conducted by 4×4 magazine AutoBild Allrad from the same publishers, the WinterContact TS 850 P was awarded a top “exemplary” rating.
This has meant coming up with new solutions for maximum safety, high ride comfort and a tread design for superior handling. “The main requirement of the new PremiumContact 6 is to deliver uncompromising safety,” says Prof. Dr. Burkhard Wies, Head of Tire Line Development EMEA/Americas OE and Replacement at Continental. “Developing a saloon tyre that
Continental has unveiled its Key as a Service portfolio, which features its cloud-based solutions Continental Smart Access (CoSmA) and Remote Cloud Key (RCK) to provide convenient and secure keyless vehicle access and start authorization. Both solutions support on demand access to vehicles using a smart device, to lock, unlock and authorize the vehicle for start.
Continental is restructuring itself for the development and marketing of digital solutions in the Commercial Vehicle Tyre business unit. The structure that has been developed in recent years is now taking on a concrete, organizational form. Michael Neuheisel (45), so far responsible for the development of digital solutions in his role as Director of Marketing,
With its new WinterContact TS 860 S Continental is showcasing a winter tyre for sports cars and high-powered cars designed for dynamic driving. The WinterContact TS 860 S is to be available in the replacement market and as original equipment, with Continental intending to offer automakers their own customized versions with different handling properties at
With the new AllSeasonContact, Continental is offering a tyre for urban use in moderate weather conditions. For this all-season tyre, Germany’s leading tyre manufacturer has come up with an innovative blend of tread design, compound, tyre contour and construction. In doing so, Continental has achieved a considerable reduction in the weaknesses previously present in the
The new ContiRoadAttack 3 has achieved its second test victory in just three months. Set up on the rims of a Suzuki GSX-S 750, the testers from the PS motorbike magazine ran six pairs of sports touring tires in sizes 120/70 ZR17 and 180/55 ZR17 around the test track. In the end there was one
Continental’s new PremiumContact 6 summer tyre for mid-range and luxury-class cars has received two internationally renowned design awards. The juries of both the IF Design Award 2017 and the red dot design award 2017 recognised the Continental yrre for its particularly attractive design. Continental tyre designer Ulrich Behr, who was involved in developing the new
Motorcycle tyres by Continental have real winning genes in their compound and bring in several awards from the motorcycle trade press every year. The most recent test champion is the ContiSportAttack 3, which confidently beat four competitors in the August/September 2017 issue of Austrian Motorrad magazine. Competing in the test on a KTM 1290 Super
Continental’s ContiPremiumContact 5 has taken top spot in this year’s ultimate tyre test from the UK’s no1 weekly selling car magazine, Auto Express. For years the Auto Express summer tyre test has been the benchmark for performance, celebrating the best of the best in the summer tyre market. The awards continue to highlight exceptional performance,