Continental launches VECTO, fleet tyres, emissions microsite

Continental AG has just launched a microsite containing information about the latest CO₂ emissions regulations for heavy goods vehicles and the VECTO (Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool) simulation tool.

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Continental ‘adapting’ tire production globally in response to coronavirus

FORT MILL, S.C.—Continental is “adapting” production at some of its plants across the globe in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ARCA extends sponsorship, race tire supply deals with General Tire

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Automobile Racing Club of America has extended and expanded its four-year-old exclusive tire supplier agreement with Continental Tire the Americas’ General Tire brand for five more seasons.

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Continental introduces 10-year warranty on agricultural tyres

Continental is now offering a warranty of up to ten years on its agricultural tyres in the EMEA region. The warranty applies to all Continental radial agriculture tyres manufactured since 1 August 2017 that bear the ‘Engineered for Efficiency’ logo and have an applicable production code.

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Conti offering ag tire pressure/load calculating app

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FORT MILL, S.C. — Continental A.G. has developed a mobile service app for farmers and others in the agricultural sector that allows them to calculate proper tire pressures for varying load conditions.

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Hoosier Racing Tire President to Retire, Transition to New Role

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Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (CTA) has announced that John DeSalle, president of Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation (Hoosier), has decided to retire from the business after nearly 31 years with the company and transition into a new role.

DeSalle began his career with Hoosier in 1988, developing radial race tire technology.

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Continental launches new intelligent tires at Agritechnica 2019

Continental Tire is launching new VF TractorMaster Hybrid with intelligent sensors for digital tire monitoring at Agritechnica 2019.

The new hybrid tires incorporate pressure sensors to help the operator minimize soil compaction in the field and reduce wear on the road, as well as the proven systems ContiPressureCheck for single vehicles and ContiConnect for fleets as smart solutions for the agricultural industry.

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Continental Tire Announces November Promotion

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From Nov. 1-30, consumers who purchase four qualifying Continental Tire passenger tires will receive a $70 Visa prepaid card.

Included in the November promotion is the ExtremeContact DWS06, tuned for drivers who want all-season tire without sacrificing performance, handling, and traction in dry, wet and light snow conditions, the company says. The DWS06 uses Continental’s SportPlus Technology, which combines all-season reliability and handling.

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Continental Plant in Mexico Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

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Continental’s power transmission products plant in Chihuahua, Mexico is celebrating its 20-year anniversary.

Built in 1999, Planta Contitech Chihuahua manufactures power transmission belts for a wide range of applications including the agricultural, construction and white line (home appliances) industries, as well as the automotive aftermarket.

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Continental to present VF technology for Agricultural tires at Agritechnica

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Continental Tires will present its new Very High Flexion (VF) technology for the TractorMaster and CombineMaster agricultural tires at this year’s Agritechnica Show.

The tires with VF specifications have highly flexible sidewalls which maintain the tire’s durability and directional stability at a high level in the event of reduced air pressure or high load. This is made possible through an optimized belt and bead geometry.

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