Editor’s picks: 10 Tire Technology Conference presentations you can’t miss

Tire Technology International’s editor Matt Ross selects 10 speakers you can’t afford to miss at the upcoming Tire Technology Conference, which takes place at Tire Technology Expo Hannover, Germany, on March 5, 6, 7, 2019. Click here to view the full program and book your conference pass here.

Prof. Burkhard Wies, Continental – Physics of tire performance over lifetime: how to ensure best balance between safety and economy

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Continental Announces 10-Year Agriculture Tire Warranty


Continental has announced a new agricultural tire warranty in the United States and Canada offering customers up to 10 years of coverage from the date of purchase.

The warranty applies to all Continental brand radial agriculture tires including the Tractor70, Tractor85, TractorMaster and CombineMaster. General Tire brand agriculture tires, owned by Continental, are also included in the warranty with coverage up to five years from the date of purchase.

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Conti to sponsor Extreme E off-road electric racing series

Continental is to sponsor the Extreme E off-road electric racing series. This new championship will take teams to the most remote corners of the world – from the Himalayas to the coast of the Indian Ocean – and will serve as a proving ground for the tire manufacturer to develop its tire technologies. Individual tires will be developed for the different terrains.

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Continental expects first-half dip in automotive markets


HANOVER, Germany — Continental A.G. is bracing itself for a rough first half of 2019 as it expects a slowdown in vehicle production in the last few months of 2018 to continue throughout the first half of 2019.

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Continental Reclaims Spot on FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List


Continental reclaims its spot on FORTUNE magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the third year in a row in 2019.

It retains its top-five ranking in the motor vehicle parts category.

The company is known for excelling in areas like quality of products and management, social responsibility, people management and innovation.

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Low Rolling Resistance Tires Market 2018: By Key Manufacturers Yokohama Tire Corporation, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Sumitomo, Continental, Hankook Tire, Pirelli, Bridgestone, Michelin, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company


Global low rolling resistance tires market was valued at USD 60.5 Billion in 2017 and growing at a CAGR of 12.3% in the forecast period of 2018 and 2025. The upcoming market report contains data for historic years 2015 & 2016, the base year of calculation is 2017 and the forecast period is 2018 to 2025.

Market Segmentation: Global Low Rolling Resistance Tires Market

The global low rolling resistance tire market is segmented based on type, application, end user application and geography.

Based on type, the market is

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Conti Offers Complete Solution for Fleet Fuel Efficiency


In addition to choosing fuel-efficient tires, fleets can improve fuel economy by maintaining correct tire pressure. Underinflation of just 10 psi reduces fuel economy by one percent, and improper tire inflation increases total tire-related costs by approximately $600 to $800 annually per tractor-trailer combination, according to the Technology & Maintenance Council.

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Continental Ag: A Speculative Buy – Continental Ag (OTCMKTS:CTTAF)


Continental AG (OTCPK:CTTAF) is a high-quality German automotive manufacturing company specializing in tires and non-tire rubber products, auto parts, and future automotive technologies like autonomous driving and electric vehicle ecosystems. A confluence of factors, involving tariff threats from Trump, a cyclical slowdown in China, and production bottlenecks from EU emission regulations, has caused the stock to fall by almost 50%. The stock is now very cheap compared to its trading history, but the U.S. tariff threat looms large on the horizon. This article makes the argument for a speculative buy, where large gains could be made if U.S. tariffs don’t eventuate.


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Continental brings Rugby warehousing operations in-house

Continental Tyre Group Ltd has brought the management and running of its Regional Distribution Centre in Rugby in-house, effective immediately.

According to the company, the decision follows a review of the logistics strategy and corresponding service provision. The decision to “in-source” its warehouse operations will be actioned via the newly-formed Continental Group Logistics company. …

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Conti hits 2018 target despite market decline

Hanover, Germany – Continental has achieved its 2018 sales and earning targets despite declining automotive markets, the company announced 14 Jan.

Operating performance, it said, came in as expected in the fourth quarter, which also saw strong sales of winter tires and the positive market development in industrial markets.

“We achieved a respectable result and achieved our adjusted annual targets. We are continuing to grow profitably,” said Continental CEO Dr. Elmar Degenhart.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal