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Continental Emphasizes Approach to Budget-Friendly Consumers, EVs

Tire Review sat down with executives from Continental Tire to talk EVs, Tier 2 popularity and more as companies across the industry are recovering from pandemic challenges.

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General Tire Launches Spring Passenger Tire Promotion

Consumers who purchase a set of four qualifying passenger General Tires can get up to a $70 Visa prepaid card.

Continental Launches Second-Generation General Grabber Tires

Continental announced the launch of a new lineup of General tires for regional on and off-road all position use called General Grabber OA 2 and OA 2 Wide Base (WB). Continental says these second-generation tires have a new tread compound to improve mileage and chip and chunk resistance to protect the casing to allow for

Continental Focuses on Adding Value to Dealers Amid Economic Uncertainty

With a hectic economy and changing tire landscape, leadership at Continental Tire the Americas believes the way to win dealers is by adding value to their business. Being a consistent, reliable partner in the market is the way their team has always built relationships with dealers, and as businesses continue to rebound from pandemic lows,

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General Tire’s AltiMAX RT45 Ready to Order

General Tire recently launched its new all-season touring tire for passenger cars and crossovers. Developed for year-round driving with confident handling in all conditions, this tire comes complete with the Replacement Tire Monitor and Visual Alignment Indicators, which aid in detecting tire wear, the company says. The AltiMAX RT45 ranges in size from 14-20-in. rim diameter, and

General Tire Altimax RT45
Continental Launches General Tire AltiMax RT45

Think of your tire inventory. Do you have a go-to tire in the touring segment? Well, Continental wants you to think of its General Tire brand when you’re at the counter with the customer that needs a tire in this segment. If you’re currently a Conti dealer, you may think, “I already have that tire.

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General Tire Commercial Tires Displayed at MATS

Continental displayed its air suspension systems and General Tire brand commercial tires at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) from Mar. 24-26 in Louisville, Kentucky. Launching to the market at MATS were the first products in the second generation of General Tire commercial tires. Continental says the General HS 2 steer tire, General HD 2 drive

General Tire Announces Passenger Tire Promotion

General Tire says that from March 1-April 30, 2022, consumers who purchase a set of four qualifying passenger General tires will receive up to a $70 Visa prepaid card. According to General Tire, the qualifying passenger tires are General Tire’s G-MAX AS05, an all-season ultra-high performance tire for passenger cars and crossovers, that ranges in

General Tire Introduces Grabber HD Van Tires

General Tire has launched its new all-season commercial tire, the Grabber HD Van. General Tire says this durable cargo van and fleet tire was developed for long-lasting treadwear under loaded conditions and comes complete with Duragen technology, which provides robust durability and enhanced sidewall protection. According to General Tire, some key features of its new

Richard Petty Details the Historic Builds He’s Working on with Continental

When you think of Richard Petty, you think fast. “The King,” as his moniker aptly describes, is one of the most accomplished drivers in motorsports history, winning a record of 200 races during his 30-plus year career. Although Petty may have retired from racing, his need for speed has embodied itself in Petty’s Garage, a

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Most Viewed Tire Launch Stories of 2021

This year was filled with new tire launches, from all-terrain to all-weather and all-season tires, each boasting technology improvements from their predecessors and looking to take up some market share in their respective segments.

Five Tire Trends for 2021

To finish out the year, let’s go through some of the trends that screamed out to the Tire Review team in 2021 and how they might affect your business in the new year.