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OE vs. Replacement Tires

OE tires are what you find on your car when you purchase a new vehicle, and tire manufacturers work closely with car manufacturers to develop these. According to experts at Continental Tire, OE tires are purpose-built to bring out the unique characteristics of a vehicle and optimize performance. This is necessary because not all vehicles

Tips for TPMS and Torque

When it comes to TPMS service and successful TPMS programs, you have to have consistent practices like testing the system before touching it, changing out service kits every time a tire is removed from a wheel and making sure programming tools stay up to date. And one crucial thing you don’t want to overlook is

Conti Adds Canola Oil for Better Winter Tire Grip

It’s just one of the many innovations designed into the Continental VikingContact 7 to make it stand out in it’s somewhat frozen field.

New Conti Hybrid HT3 Retread Released

Continental has released a new retread solution for the Conti Hybrid HT3, optimized for spread axle trailer applications in long haul and regional delivery.

General Tire Honors Veteran Driver with Spirit Award

Continental Tire the Americas’ General Tire brand honored veteran driver Brad Smith with the General Tire Spirit Award during the annual ARCA Racing Series awards banquet in Indianapolis. In its first year, the General Tire Spirit Award was established to recognize a person within the ARCA racing community “who has demonstrated true sportsmanship both on and off

Conti Brings Home Best New Tire Award

Continental Tire the Americas’ new TerrainContact A/T was named the winner of the New Products Showcase Award in the Tire and Related Product category at the 2016 SEMA Show. The TerrainContact A/T is Conti’s newest all-terrain, all-season tire that features TractionPlus Technology. “We’re extremely proud to be awarded the New Product Showcase Award in the

Conti Partners with Wildlife Mississippi to Conserve Wetlands, Streams

Continental Tire the Americas is teaming up with the nonprofit conservation organization Wildlife Mississippi to conserve approximately 1,000 acres of wetlands and streams located along the Bayou Pierre River. The partnership represents a $5 million investment supporting the purchase, restoration, protection and long-term stewardship of the land. Bayou Pierre river is located in Hinds County,

Conti Once Again Offering OTR Products to the Americas

Ten years after leaving the OTR markets in the Americas, Continental AG is relaunching the OTR/earthmover segment of its commercial specialty tires division in the Americas this August. Markets the tiremaker is reentering in the segment include the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, as well as Brazil and the Andean markets. The OTR/earthmover product segment will

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Conti to Expand China Tire Plant

Continental AG plans to expand its Heifi, China, tire plant after signing a long-term option to purchase additional real estate. “In line with our long-term growth strategy, Vision 2025, we have been very systematic in expanding production capacities at our Hefei plant in China,” said Burkhardt Koeller, chairman of the management board of Continental Reifen Deutschland

Conti Unveils New Tires

Continental Tire the Americas unveiled its two newest tires during a ride and drive this week at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pa. Announced during the tiremaker’s last dealer meeting, the TerrianContact A/T is Conti’s first ever all-terrain tire and the Grabber X3 is the new mud-terrain addition to Conti’s General brand. The TerrainContact A/T will be available in

Conti Restarting Radial Ag Production

Continental AG will reclaim its agricultural tire brand from Mitas a.s. and start releasing radial ag tires in 2017, according to Tyres & Accessories. Continental’s announcement cuts short the trademark license agreement it made with Mitas. “Due the recent decision of the cartel authorities regarding the acquisition of Mitas, Continental is reclaiming its brand rights

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Conti Offers Scratch-off Promo for Elite RPM Club Members

Through a new “Winners Circle” scratch-off promotion, Continental is offering members of its Continental Elite RPM Club the opportunity to increase their rewards with additional prizes and points. “The launch of the Continental Elite RPM Club earlier this year was such a success, we wanted to continue to build on the excitement,” said Sue Deckard, Elite