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    Continental Launches Flagship BestDrive Fitment Centre in Port Elizabeth

    Brand-new facility delivers premium products and services
    Comprehensive portfolio of top-quality tyres and automotive equipment
    150 BestDrive fitment centres to be operational in SA by the end of 2016

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 7 December 2015 –Leading international retail tyre brand BestDrive...

    Leading international retail tyre brand BestDrive has officially opened its flagship store in Port Elizabeth, bringing premium tyre and automotive parts fitment services to Nelson Mandela Bay

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    Continental Tyre SA Receives ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification

    ISO 9001:2008 awarded to Continental Tyre SA Plant Warehouse in Port Elizabeth
    Quality audit conducted by SABS, passed with zero findings
    Demonstrates company’s consistently high quality standards, customer satisfaction and processes for continuous improvement

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 3 December 2015...

    Continental Tyre South Africa has received the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System certification for its Port Elizabeth Plant Warehouse, testifying to the company’s consistently high standards for quality products and service.

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    Continental Tyre extends its presence into Uganda

    Continental embarks on Partnership with MOTORCARE
    Expanded PLT and truck range launched in Uganda
    Multi-brand offering including Continental, General Tire and Matador

    KAMPALA, Uganda, 18 November 2015- Continental, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers and automotive suppliers is expanding its operations in...

    MOTORCARE Uganda - 18 Nov 15

    Continental, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers and automotive suppliers is expanding its operations in Uganda

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    Continental Remains the People’s Choice Tyre Brand

    5th annual Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards
    Continental voted South Africa’s preferred replacement tyre for fourth year in a row
    The only tyre supplier to all local OEMs, people’s choice for aftermarket fitment

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 13 November 2015 – Continental has been voted South Africa’s top tyre brand...

    Continental has been voted South Africa’s top tyre brand for the fourth consecutive year at the 2016 Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards in Sandton.

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    On Track: Continental Confirms Sales Projection and Raises Annual Forecast Again

    Net income climbs by 16 percent to 2.1 billion Euro after nine months
    Sales up 14 percent at over 29 billion Euro
    Sales projection for 2015 of more than 39 billion Euro confirmed
    EBIT of 3.2 billion Euro after three quarters
    Forecast for adjusted EBIT margin raised to more than 11...

    Sales Projection - 9 Nov 15

    Hanover, November 9, 2015. Despite a persistently challenging market environment, the technology corporation Continental remains on track.

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    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) Launches New Website

    Fresh new look with improved navigation and functionality
    Built in dealer locator
    Detailed tyre information and tips
    Mobile friendly

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 09 October 2015- Continental Tyre South Africa is pleased to announce the launch of their newly revamped website, www.continental.co.za. The site has...

    New Website - 9 Oct 15

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 09 October 2015- Continental Tyre South Africa is pleased to announce the launch of their newly revamped website, www.continental.co.za.

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    Continental presents building blocks for Connected Driving at IAA 2015

    Continental is striving for zero traffic accidents, clean air, and intelligent vehicles
    Automated and assisted driving the key to zero accidents
    Tyre development, weight reduction and electrification remain ongoing topics
    Tyre sensors to become a key part of the sensor network in the car
    Hybrid...

    IAA Highlights - 16 Sep 15

    Continental is presenting its fundamental building blocks on the road to automated driving at the IAA 2015 in Frankfurt, as part of its ‘Vision Zero’ concept, which aims to eliminate traffic accidents.

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    Continental Vision Zero strategy and Global NCAP partnership aim for accident-free future

    Continental ‘Vision Zero’ strategy to avoid accidents, reduce and ultimately eliminate vehicle-related injuries and fatalities
    Involves Continental’s various industry-leading automotive and tyre divisions
    New partnership with Global NCAP 'Stop the Crash' campaign

    PORT ELIZABETH,...

    Vision Zero - 2 Sep 15

    Continental has adopted an innovative and comprehensive approach to automotive safety with the aim of reducing and ultimately eliminating vehicle accidents, injuries and fatalities.

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    General Grabber range proves Anywhere Is Possible

    Wild Coast 4x4 Adventure shows off exceptional off-road capabilities of General Grabber range – lives up to brand philosophy: “Anywhere Is Possible”
    Award-winning all-terrain Grabber AT and heavy-duty MT stars of the adventure
    General Tire range also includes Grabber GT, Altimax Sport and Altimax Comfort
    Performance,...

    The General Tire brand philosophy, “Anywhere Is Possible” is testament to the manufacturer’s proven reputation for performance, reliability, heritage and strong value.

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    Continental partners Global NCAP ‘Stop the Crash’ campaign

    Chassis & Safety and Tire Divisions join campaign to improve road safety through standard fitment of state-of-the-art safety technologies especially in subcompact cars
    Global NCAP is the London, UK-based international umbrella body of the nine NCAP consumer new-car safety testing bodies worldwide
    Information...

    Frankfurt am Main / Hannover, Germany, August 18, 2015. The Chassis & Safety and Tire Divisions of leading international automotive supplier and tire manufacturer Continental are partnering the Global NCAP ‘Stop the Crash’ information campaign, an initiative of Global NCAP, the London, UK-based umbrella body of the worldwide NCAP consumer organizations for new-car safety testing

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    After a Good First Half-Year, Continental Increases Forecast for Adjusted EBIT Margin to Around 11%

    Sales grow 15.8% to €19.6 billion after six months
    Net income increases to over €1.4 billion
    EBIT at more than €2.1 billion
    Free cash flow before acquisitions up significantly at €882 million
    Workforce grows further to more than 205,000 employees

    Hanover, Germany,...

    Hanover, Germany, August 4, 2015. After a successful first half of the year, the Continental Corporation is raising its earnings forecast for fiscal year 2015.

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    BestDrive Experience Embraced by ContiPartner Network Nationwide

    ContiPartner stores converted to BestDrive concept
    Nearly 90% of the ContiPartner dealers have signed onto the new program
    Multi-brand offering including Continental tyre ranges available
    Premium standard of fitment and products backed by Continental Tyre SA

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 28 July 2015 -...

    Leading international retail tyre brand BestDrive is set to expand its presence and superior fitment services across South Africa.

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    Tyre performance – a critical factor in maximising overall vehicle performance

    Braking distances reduced / safety potential risen by up to 20 percent since 2000
    Premium tyres increase safety, comfort and economy considerably
    New vehicles will only reach their potential with the use of premium tyres
    Continental products ensure maximum safety, as well as ultimate driving...

    One of Continental’s top priorities is driving safety, and this permeates throughout all its divisions.

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    Continental supports new child seat regulations, promotes total concept of driving safety

    New child seat safety regulations an important measure to curb road injuries and deaths
    Driver training, education and awareness essential to promote safe driving
    Continental tyres provide best-in-class braking performance
    Continental’s Automotive Group produces active and passive...

    The introduction of new child seat regulations for South Africa is an important step towards reducing traffic-related injuries and deaths – and one that Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) applauds and fully supports.

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    Continental Tyre South Africa extends retail presence into Mozambique

    Continental embarks on Partnership with MOTORCARE
    Expanded PLT and truck range launched in Mozambique
    Re-launch strategy into Mozambique builds from proud legacy and consumer support in South Africa
    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) the only local tyre manufacturer that supplies to all seven local...

    MAPUTO, Mozambique, 28 May 2015- Continental, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers and automotive suppliers is expanding its retail operations in Mozambique.

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    AutoBild readers say “Premium tyre brand Continental leads the field for quality and value for money”

    Readership survey confirms leading rank of previous years
    Third place for sportiness achieved without a commitment to motorsport

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 21 May 2015 – German car magazine AutoBild’s big annual readership survey in 2015, to which almost 33 000...

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 21 May 2015 – German car magazine AutoBild’s big annual readership survey in 2015, to which almost 33 000 readers responded, saw Continental turn in the most successful overall performance in the tyre category.

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    Continental Increases Sales Expectations for 2015 to More Than 39 Billion Euro After Good First Quarter

    Sales grow 14 percent to 9.6 billion Euro after three months
    Net income for the period rises 12 percent to 657 million Euro or 3.28 Euro per share
    Free cash flow before acquisitions increases significantly to 318 million Euro
    EBIT at 978 million Euro

    Hanover, May...

    Hanover, May 7, 2015. After a successful start to the new year, the Continental Corporation is increasing its sales forecast for the current fiscal year from about 38.5 billion Euro to more than 39 billion Euro.

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    Continental and MAN strengthen cooperation

    MAN TGX EfficientLine 2 equipped with Conti EcoPlus as standard fitment
    Conti Hybrid and Conti Scandinavia product portfolio as MAN original fitment
    Continental repeatedly participates in the MAN Trucknology® Days

    Hannover, May 14. 2015. The international tire manufacturer Continental is one of the major suppliers for MAN and...

    The international tire manufacturer Continental is one of the major suppliers for MAN and is strengthening its long-standing partnership with the truck and bus manufacturer. Conti EcoPlus tires from Continental’s Generation 3 truck tires are standard fitment on the highly fuel efficient long-haul vehicle MAN TGX EfficientLine 2. Furthermore, MAN adds Conti Hybrid as well as Conti Scandinavia truck tires in all standard sizes to its original fitment portfolio.

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    High Continental fitment rate at Geneva Motor Show testament to Original Equipment tyre expertise

    Continental's OEM share in Europe over 30 percent
    Continental Tyre South Africa the only local tyre manufacturer that supplies to all seven local vehicle manufacturers in South Africa
    Many tyres made to original equipment specifications also available on the...

    2014 was an exceptional year for Continental as a supplier of original equipment (OE) tyres to vehicle manufacturers, with sales to both European and Asian automakers contributing to the positive outcome.

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    Continental-backed athletes win Vodacom Algoa FM Corporate Triathlon Challenge

    Clean sweep of podium results for Continental team, with Clinton Gravett winning the men’s race


    Continental team’s Liza Kingston, wins the women’s race


    58 Continental employees competed in 20 teams in the team event – 2nd highest corporate entry

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 28 March,...

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 28 March, 2015 – Two of South Africa’s top triathletes, Clinton Gravett and Liza Kingston, both racing in Continental colours, won the Vodacom Algoa FM Corporate Triathlon Challenge in Port Elizabeth this morning.

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    Greater Energy Efficiency for Continental Tyre South Africa

    R65 million investments in new coal boiler house project
    Reduction of 60% in steam generation costs
    9 Mega Watts of power saved per hour

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 18 March, 2015 – As part of its continuous drive to reduce energy costs in the face of the ever-increasing price of electricity, Continental Tyre...

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 18 March, 2015 – As part of its continuous drive to reduce energy costs in the face of the ever-increasing price of electricity, Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has installed a new coal boiler house.

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    General Tire celebrates “100 Years of Adventure”

    Tradition-rich 4x4 tyre brand founded in 1915
    South African operations began in 1949
    28 years under the Continental AG umbrella in SA

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 16 February, 2015 – Tradition-rich US tyre brand General Tire is celebrating its centenary. The company traces its origins to Akron, Ohio, where William F....

    Tradition-rich US tyre brand General Tire is celebrating its centenary. The company traces its origins to Akron, Ohio, where William F. O’Neill and his partner Winfred E. Fouse had the idea of producing superior-quality tyres.

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    Continental expands research and development footprint in India

    13 000 square metre facility inaugurated in Electronic City Phase II
    R&D headcount increased to approximately 1 000 engineers

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 2 February 2015 – Continental, a leading international automotive supplier, tyre manufacturer and industry partner, recently inaugurated a new 13 000...

    Expands to India - 2 Feb 15

    Continental, a leading international automotive supplier, tyre manufacturer and industry partner, recently inaugurated a new 13 000 square metre facility to expand its R&D capabilities in Bangalore, India.

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    Continental Tyre SA supports unique 7 000 Miles Away travel project

    Final leg of 7 000 Miles Away humanitarian initiative
    Raising awareness and funds for community projects around the world
    Team sets off from Cape Town for Ethiopia on 10 February 2015
    Crew vehicles equipped with ContiCrossContact LX tyres

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 21 January 2015 – Continental Tyre...

    Continental Tyre South Africa is supporting the African leg of the unique ‘7 Mila Miglia Lontano’ (7 000 Miles Away) global travel project that aims to raise awareness of humanitarian issues and raise funds for community projects.

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    Continental showcases intelligent mobility at CES 2015

    Dynamic electronic Horizon – a cloud-based sensor
    LTE telematics from Continental power Subaru’s Starlink
    Smartwatch – Intelligent Key: new access technologies
    Curved and brilliant: OLED touch display
    Augmented reality: more efficient diagnosis and repair
    Environment sensors: intelligence for safe and comfortable...

    Continental is highlighting how automotive electronics benefit from connecting the vehicle to the cloud at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 in Las Vegas this week.

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