Continental Renames Long Haul Tire for Clarity

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Continental has announced that it has renamed its long haul commercial tire for better clarity.

The newly renamed heavy truck tire—Conti HSL 3, has been engineered by the company for steer and all-position use, in long haul and super-regional applications. Continental has renamed the tire such that the new name indicates the vehicle classification, axle configuration, and application for which the tire was created.

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Continental breaks ground on motorcycle tire plant in Thailand

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RAYONG, Thailand—Continental has broken ground on motorcycle tire plant in Rayong that the company says is “in the immediate vicinity” of its recently opened passenger tire plant.

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Deere OKs Conti farm tires for 6-series utility tractors

FORT MILL, S.C. — Farm equipment maker Deere & Co. has approved 30 sizes of Continental A.G.’s Tractor70 and Tractor85 tires for fitment on its John Deere 6MC, 6RC, 6M and 6R mid-sized tractor product lines.

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Conti upgrades LT tire portfolio with pair of all-season H/T tires

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FORT MILL, S.C. — Continental Tire the Americas has added a pair of all-season light truck tires to its product portfolio, the TerrainContact H/T and the CrossContact LX25, extending the company’s coverage of the highway/terrain segment to 84%.

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Continental Tire Launches Two New Light Truck Tires

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Continental Tire has announced the launch of its two new all-season light truck tires—the TerrainContact H/T and the CrossContact LX25.

These two tire lines not only helps the company provide 84 percent coverage of the H/T segment but also bring over 40 percent more articles to the market.

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Conti, Nokian on track with North America tire plants

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Dayton, Tennessee – Nokian Tires and Continental Corp. are on schedule for new manufacturing facilities in North America, increasing capacity and incorporating new technology.

Both companies are aiming for 2020 commercial production deadlines for their facilities, which are both located in the southern US, with Nokian in Dayton and Continental in Clinton, Mississippi.

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Conti revamps naming scheme for commercial waste-transport tires

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FORT MILL, S.C. — Continental Tire North America Inc. is changing the nomenclature it uses for its lines of CityService commercial waste-transport tires and retreads for improved clarity.

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Conti pursuing another avenue of opportunity

Nearly a decade ago, the leadership at Continental Tire The Americas L.L.C. came to a difficult conclusion: The company didn’t have the product to compete for government and other national account fleet business.

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Continental Increases Production at Pre-Cured Tread Plant

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Continental recently announced that it has increased production at its pre-cured tread manufacturing plant in Mount Vernon to meet high retread demand.

Due to its high-tech manufacturing process and retread sales growth, the plant has equipped itself to meet an expected 300 percent increase in production this year. To support the additional volume requirements, Continental hired a second shift of production employees in March.

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Continental expanding South Carolina tire plant again

SUMTER, S.C.—Continental Tire the Americas broke ground on a new expansion at its growing Sumter facility to bring new technology to its North American tire production.

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