All Land Rover Defender models, including the plug-in hybrid, are now factory-equipped with Continental’s 19 and 22-inch CrossContact RX crossover tyres.
Continental has appointed Tarik Görgün has its new UK and Ireland managing director, effective from March 1, 2022.
With the new UltraContact, Continental claims it is now offering a summer tyre with both “outstanding mileage and the usual high safety standards”.
The pandemic has affected every aspect of life in Ireland over the past two years and it particularly hit the motor industry in a very hard way.
Continental is now supplying its TractorMaster and Tractor85 agricultural tyre ranges to John Deere’s Iowa factory in the United States for OE fitment on the John Deere 7R and 8R tractor lines.
The Polestar 2 is coming ex work with Continental’s PremiumContact 6 and SportContact 6 tyres in size 245/40 R20.
Continental Tyres says it is further growing its in-house ‘ContiAcademy’ training centre following an increase in demand for courses in 2021.
Continental has launched a new all-season van tyre, the VanContact A/S Ultra. This new tyre, available now in four sizes in a diameter of 16 inches,
Jaguar Land Rover is continuing to rely on Continental’s 22‑inch PremiumContact 6 summer tyres featuring an XL (extra load) rating
At a recent media briefing event, Steve Howat, general manager of technical services at Continental Tyres, highlighted how the transition to electric motoring is affecting the development and design of tyres.
Maserati has opted to use the SportContact 7 – Continental’s most recent premium tyre offering – as original equipment on its Levante and Quattroporte vehicles.