Category Archives: Continental Resources

Continental Tire Sells Russian Plant to S8 Capital

In a recent development, Continental Tire announced the sale of its Kaluga plant to S8 Capital. The factory produces Continental tires for passenger cars for the Russian market. Other products that were made there include power steering lines, air conditioning systems, and air suspension systems. The sale is part of the company’s efforts to withdraw […]

Continental Tire Expands EV Charging Infrastructure

Continental Tire recently announced that it upgraded three of its test sites with extra charging stations following the increase in the number of tire tests. The three locations include Arvidsjaur in Sweden, Uvalde in the USA, and Jeversen in Germany. Electric transportation has continued to increase over the years. The company supplies Continental tires to […]

Continental Tires Rank High In Europe

Online publications, auto clubs, and motor magazines in Europe have ranked Continental tires high after carrying out tests. The Continental SportContact 7 tire won in all the tests and was rated “superior” and “outstanding” thrice. On the other hand, the Continental PremiumContact 7 tire came first in 2 of 4 tests. The UltraContact also scored […]

Continental Tire Promotes Three New Sales Directors

Continental Tire recently promoted Ron Sinclair, Dave Deronne, and Bob Jones into new leadership roles in its PLT sales department. Sinclair will head sales and distribution while Deronne will lead the retail channel sales. Jones will direct sales for the car dealer department. Ron Sinclair held several positions throughout his 15-year career at American Tire […]

Continental’s CoSmA Can Now Detect Children Left in Vehicles

Continental Tire has introduced a new Child-Presence-Detection (CPD) function that will be integrated into the company’s Digital Access Technology (CoSmA) without the need of adding new hardware. The technology helps detect children that have been left inside a car. It triggers a warning, helping reduce the rate of death due to heatstrokes. According to research […]

Continental Tire Names New Product Manager

Continental Tire has named Teck Seng Chew as the new product manager for its port operations at Continental Specialty Tires. According to the company, Chew’s role will be to drive the strategic development of the port operation business and act as an interface to research and development, sales, quality management, and customer service. He took […]

SMX Announces Partnership with Continental and Sumitomo

Security Matters (SMX) has made significant achievements since the completion of its Nasdaq SPC merger with Continental Tires and Sumitomo Corporation. Some of the solutions the blockchain recycling startup has under its sleeve include physical recycling sorting machines, an associated blockchain solution and an invisible marker that helps with traceability. Sumitomo will act as the […]

Mercedes-Benz GLC Will Come Fitted With Continental Tires As OE

The new Mercedes-Benz GLC is available in three variations – diesel, gasoline, and plug-in hybrid. All versions will be fitted with the new Continental EcoContact 6 Q tire which boasts reduced fuel consumption, low rolling noise, and long life. The tire is designed to fit many car types regardless of how they drive. The unique […]

Continental Tire Launches Basketball Court Made from Recycled Tires

In November last year, Continental Tire announced plans to build a basketball court from recycled Extreme E tires. Just last week, the tire manufacturer teamed up with partners to launch the court. The court’s surface is made using 200 recycled racing tires. The goal was to provide young people and children a place to train, […]