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    Continental named SA’s top tyre brand at People’s Wheels Awards

    South Africa’s preferred replacement tyre for third year running
    Biggest-ever survey with over 60 000 on-line votes
    Highlights Continental’s premium status in OE and replacement markets

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 17 November 2014 – Continental has been named South Africa’s top replacement tyre choice in...

    Continental has been named South Africa’s top replacement tyre choice in the 2015 Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards for the third year in a row.

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    BESTDRIVE
    A transformation in premium tyre fitment reaches South Africa
    South Africans are about to experience a revolution in tyre fitment with the official launch of the global BestDrive brand locally.
    Driven by the need to provide superior, top-notch service to discerning customers who demand the best, BestDrive brings stylish lounge amenities, superior expertise and...

    BestDrive - 31 Oct 13

    South Africans are about to experience a revolution in tyre fitment with the official launch of the global BestDrive brand locally.

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    2014 Berlin Marathon won in record time using Continental rubber technology

    Another victory on Adidas shoes with cutting-edge Continental compound
    Third world record involving the leading international tyre manufacturer since 2011
    Beats the previous fastest time by a massive 26 seconds
    Range of Adidas shoes with Continental rubber compound for running and outdoor segments...

    Berlin Marathon - 2 Oct 14

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 1 October 2014 – Continental is best known for its industry-leading tyre and automotive products, but the company is setting new records in the world of athletics, too.

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    Continental – developing sustainability

    Resource conservation and fuel economy core goals in tyre development
    Tyres for hybrid and electric vehicles help reduce CO2 emissions
    Rubber from dandelions and recycled rubber from truck tyres for retreading

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 16 September 2014 – The topic of sustainability is high on the agenda for Continental, one...

    Sustainability - 16 Sep 14

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 16 September 2014 – The topic of sustainability is high on the agenda for Continental, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of tyres and vehicle technologies.

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    Conti360° Fleet Services now available in South Africa
    Continental Tyre South Africa’s truck service offering, Conti360° Fleet Services, is now available to transport companies operating in all market segments in South Africa.  With Conti360° Fleet Services, South African fleets get an all round professional tyre service.  This includes the recommendation and perfect selection...

    Continental Tyre South Africa’s truck service offering, Conti360° Fleet Services, is now available to transport companies operating in all market segments in South Africa. With Conti360° Fleet Services, South African fleets get an all round professional tyre service. This includes the recommendation and perfect selection of truck tyres, quick assistance in the case of a breakdown and the ongoing monitoring and reporting on the tyres of the whole fleet.

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    Nearly 100 Continental Tyres employees Down Tools for Good.
    -       67 Minutes of good clean fun
    -       Honouring the legacy of Mandela
    On 18 July nearly 100 Continental Tyres South Africa (CTSA) staff downed tools for 67 minutes and did their bit to not only remember an icon, but to promote a legacy. The staff of CTSA took Nelson Mandela’s words literally when he said “it...

    67 Minutes - 18 Jul 14

    On 18 July nearly 100 Continental Tyres South Africa (CTSA) staff downed tools for 67 minutes and did their bit to not only remember an icon, but to promote a legacy. The staff of CTSA took Nelson Mandela’s words literally when he said “it is in your hands now” and took to the streets and creek outside the CTSA factory along the N2 to clean up the waste filled area.

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    2014 General Tyre 4x4 African Adventure wraps up challenging 5 200 km Namibia expedition

    Eight vehicles tackled 5 200 km route over 11 days
    Almost a third of the trip was off-road on gravel tracks and desert sand
    General Grabber AT and Grabber MT conquered the test with ease
    R10 000 donated to Michelle McLean Primary School in Windhoek

    Johannesburg, South Africa, 15...

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 15 July 2014 – Travelling thousands of kilometres through some of Namibia’s most challenging terrain is not a test that you take on lightly.

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    Official sponsor ensures safety of world’s best footballers and its own guests

    Continental equips team and transfer buses at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil with premium bus tires
    Third-generation ContiGol Urbano bus tires specially developed for the Brazilian market 

    Hanover, June 26, 2014. As an official sponsor to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil, Continental is...

    Hanover, June 26, 2014. As an official sponsor to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil, Continental is equipping all 32 team buses and the transfer buses for its own guests with premium bus tires.

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    Third annual General Tyre 4x4 African Adventure heads for Namibia

    Nine vehicles, equipped with General Grabber AT and Grabber MT tyres, set to tackle Namibia’s famous dunes and gravel roads
    10-day route will cover 5 000 km; over 1 500 km will be off-road
    Includes many of Namibia’s top destinations, including Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei and Swakopmund
    Community project...

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 26 June 2014 – The third annual General Tyre 4x4 African Adventure will be setting off from Port Elizabeth on 3 July 2014, and is heading for the rugged terrain of Namibia.

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    Continental Wins GreenTec Award 2014 for Dandelion Rubber

    Joint development project with the Fraunhofer Institute awarded Europe's biggest environmental and economic prize in the category "Automobility"
    Jury praises positive environmental impact due to shorter transport distances and protection of the rain forest

    Hanover/Munich, May 8, 2014. Leading tire manufacturer...

    Hanover/Munich, May 8, 2014. Leading tire manufacturer and automotive supplier, Continental, and the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME) at the University of Münster were honored with the GreenTec Award 2014 for their co-development project "RUBIN – Industrial Emergence of Natural Rubber from Dandelion.

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    Agreement Reached between Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa)Friday, May 9, 2014, an agreement was reached between CTSA and striking Numsa members which saw the full workforce returning to operation at 06:00 on 10 May 2014. “We are pleased that an amicable agreement could be reached between ourselves and Numsa”,...

    Friday, May 9, 2014, an agreement was reached between CTSA and striking Numsa members which saw the full workforce returning to operation at 06:00 on 10 May 2014. “We are pleased that an amicable agreement could be reached between ourselves and Numsa”, said Dieter Horni, Managing Director of CTSA.

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    Strike Action at Continental Tyre South AfricaPort Elizabeth, May 2, 2014Commenting on recent strike action, Dieter Horni, Managing Director of Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA), said:“Whilst we respect the rights of employees to express their grievances through industrial action, protracted action has a detrimental impact not only on production but on the moral of the...

    Commenting on recent strike action, Dieter Horni, Managing Director of Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA), said: “Whilst we respect the rights of employees to express their grievances through industrial action, protracted action has a detrimental impact not only on production but on the moral of the business. We therefore look forward to an amicable agreement being reached between ourselves and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA).”

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    Continental named Tire Manufacturer of the Year and honored for ContiLifeCycle plant in Hanover. Picture: Jorg Nohl, Vice President Engineering Tires, and Christian Sass, Head of Continental

    Continental named Tire Manufacturer of the Year and honored for ContiLifeCycle plant in Hanover. Picture: Jorg Nohl, Vice President Engineering Tires, and Christian Sass, Head of Continental

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