For the first time in over a century, the Continental portfolio again includes a treadless tire – the SmoothContact 1. This sports slick, suitable for cars from the compact class upwards, has no tread pattern whatsoever, enabling it to offer maximum grip on dry roads
Goodyear, for the fourth year in a row, has been recognized as the world’s most admired tiremaker by Fortune magazine. Among companies in Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies’ Motor Vehicle Parts category, Goodyear was also the No. 1 ranked U.S.-based company and ranked No. 3 overall.
Continental AG has significantly increased its financial flexibility with a successful fiscal 2015. EBIT of €4.1 billion and an EBIT margin of 10.5 percent. Net income improved to €2.7 billion and €13.64 per share. Free cash flow before acquisitions up significantly year-on-year at €2.7 billion.
Futuristic tire technologies showcased at Geneva International Motor Show – Spherical-shaped Eagle-360 concept highlights maneuverability, connectivity – IntelliGrip concept’s advanced sensor technology could make vehicles even safer.
Michelin has announced the launch of its new tire – MICHELIN Anakee Wild – in markets around the world, from February 2016. Destined for big trail bikes, it is a radial tire designed for dual purpose on- and off-road use.
Continental selects site in Mississippi near Clinton for production of commercial vehicle tires for North America. A commitment for long term investment totaling approximately $1.4 billion and providing 2,500 jobs. The project is part of the growth strategy of leading technology company Continental AG.
At the start of 2016, Continental reorganized its Truck Tires Replacement Business in the EMEA region. With the position of Sales Director for Truck Tires, the German premium tire manufacturer has established a separate function for coordination of all sales activities in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region.
Michelin today announced a series of decisions that adapt its industrial and service activities in Clermont-Ferrand, with the aim of strengthening the Group’s decision-making centre, along with its research and development activities and high-tech products.
For the first time, Continental has created Generation 3 tire treads for cold retreading, with its two new treads, the Conti CityPlus HA3 and Conti Urban HA3, being specifically designed for use in passenger transport. Like the new tire from Continental, the Conti CityPlus HA3 tread has pronounced longitudinal grooves that ensure optimum handling and […]