The new ContiWinterContact TS 850 for mid-range vehicles was awarded the highest grade (“good”) and ranked first in a winter tyre test organised by a leading German consumer organisation, Stiftung Warentest. The ContiWinterContact TS 800 – a specialist for minis and compacts – was also given a “good” rating in the same test.
In view of the strict Euro 6 emission standards coming in 2014, economy will continue to be among the top specifications for future truck generations. Since tyres can make a decisive contribution in this area, Continental has produced an innovative tyre design study, the EcoPlus S, for the Concept S vehicle from its development partner
Continental’s website now features a comprehensive overview of the new EU tyre label legislation, its background and targets, as well as information on how to read the label, its implications for different industry sectors and importantly, its relationship to lowering the cost of driving.