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    General Tire kicks off sponsorship of Lifesaving SA

    Wide-ranging sponsorship covering 65 main beaches across South Africa
    Supports Watersmart school programme to address water safety and drownings
    Includes title sponsorship for Lifesaving SA National Championships

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 20 December 2016 – General Tire, a brand of Continental Tyre South Africa...

    General Tire, a brand of Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA), is making a significant contribution to safety this holiday season and beyond by sponsoring Lifesaving South Africa (LSA) and its wide range of essential support services provided countrywide

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    Technical Revolution in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Thanks to HD Displays from Continental


    High-resolution dual display in volume production for the first time
    Digital cockpit with widescreen design refines the vehicle interior
    New display and customization options improve information processing

    Babenhausen, December 05, 2016. In addition to their own home and...

    HD Displays - 5 Dec 16

    In addition to their own home and day-to-day place of work, for more and more people the car is becoming another living space, in which they attach importance to high-quality interiors

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    Continental Appoints Two High-Profile Brand Ambassadors for Vision Zero

    Racing driver Clare Vale and road safety advocate Vuyi Mpofu announced as Continental brand ambassadors
    Both represent Continental’s Vision Zero safety initiative in South Africa
    Promoting awareness of road safety issues as part of global campaign to reduce and eliminate vehicle accidents, injuries and...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is stepping up its efforts towards achieving an accident-free future by appointing two high-profile brand ambassadors for its Vision Zero safety initiative.

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    Continental Signs Up as Co-Sponsor of The Herald Cycle Tour from 2017

    Continental Tyre SA and The Herald partner as joint title sponsors for The Herald Continental Cycle Tour for the next three years
    Showcases Continental’s cutting-edge technologies for passenger car tyres and bicycle tyres with revolutionary Black Chili compound
    Complements Continental’s Visio Zero...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is proud to announce its partnership with The Herald newspaper in Port Elizabeth as joint title sponsor for The Herald Continental Cycle Tour for the next three years

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    Continental Tyre launches free ContiSure Warranty

    ContiSure Warranty introduced for all Continental-branded passenger, light commercial and 4x4 tyres
    Free cover applicable on tyres purchased from BestDrive, Tiger Wheel & Tyre or Tyres & More
    Warranted for 24 months from date of purchase against irreparable tyre damage
    Simple warranty activation via innovative...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is setting a new benchmark for embedded tyre cover with the launch of the free ContiSure Warranty, introduced from 1 November 2016 on all Continental-branded passenger, light commercial and 4x4 tyres

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    Decoding tyre sidewall information

    Information on tyre sidewall indicates size and performance parameters
    Also includes speed rating, load index and SSR or run-flat designation
    Manufacturer-specific codes for tyres a growing trend

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 23 September 2016 –Decoding the information on tyre sidewalls is getting tougher and tougher for the layman....

    Tyre Sidewall - 19 Oct 16

    Decoding the information on tyre sidewalls is getting tougher and tougher for the layman

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    Launch of New ContiPartner Retail Outlet in Kenya

    The 8th ContiPartner outlet to trade in September 2016
    New look and feel ContiPartner concept unveiled
    Partnership with Shell Vivo, Silverstone Tyres and Continental Tyre strengthened
    Specialised 4x4 offering

    Nairobi, Kenya, 27 September 2016 –Continental, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers and automotive...

    Continental, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers and automotive suppliers is expanding its retail concept, ContiPartner, in Kenya

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    Continental Schools Quiz

    High School Quiz testing general knowledge
    Educational opportunity for learners on Road Safety through Vision Zero

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 26 September 2016 – The 2016 Continental Tyre High Schools Quiz in Nelson Mandela Bay – tagged on social media as #ContiQuiz - took place at Victoria Park High School recently with 20 teams doing...

    Schools Quiz - 26 Sep 16

    The 2016 Continental Tyre High Schools Quiz in Nelson Mandela Bay – tagged on social media as #ContiQuiz - took place at Victoria Park High School recently with 20 teams doing friendly trivia battle for bragging rights and great prizes

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    Continental Announces Commercial Tire Information and Management System “ContiConnect”

    ContiConnect provides fleet managers with transparency on the tire performance in their entire fleet and helps initiate corrective actions if needed
    Overall driving costs are reduced by increasing the fleet’s mobility and efficiency through productivity gains and less administration...

    Continental, the worldwide premium tire manufacturer and technology company, announced today at the 66th International Motor Show (IAA) Commercial Vehicles in Hanover the launch of a tire information and management system for commercial fleets

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    Distance Records with Single Tank of Fuel Smashed on Continental Tyres

    Continental ContiSportContact 5 the tyre of choice for record-breaking drive
    New diesel record distance achieved with Porsche Panamera 3.0 V6 Diesel
    VW Passat 1.4 TSI establishes new record for petrol-engined cars

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 10 August 2016 – With the high cost of fuel being top of...

    With the high cost of fuel being top of mind for most motorists, a team of drivers has shown just how far you can drive on a single tank of fuel.

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    Continental raises the bar in driving safety

    World premiere of Continental’s revolutionary MK C1 lightweight braking system for shorter braking distances
    Cutting-edge SportContact 6 ultra-high performance tyre sets new standards for handling, steering precision and driving safety
    Both advanced technologies make important contribution towards Vision Zero – Continental’s...

    Driving Safety - 2 Aug 16

    Continental is making crucial strides towards improving driving safety with the introduction of two trend-setting and technologically advanced products

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    Continental Tire West Africa opens its first Distribution Warehouse in Ghana

    Facility to house premium products for the local market
    Comprehensive portfolio for the Passenger Light Truck (PLT ), Truck Tyre (TT) and Commercial Specialty Tyre (CST) segment  
    Faster and more efficient lead time from business to customer
    Room for expansion possible through the added...

    Leading international tyre brand Continental Tire will officially opened its first warehouse for West Africa on the 20th of July in Ghana. The warehouse will be situated in the Tema Harbour with flexible storage capacity to accommodate our development in the region.

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    Continental Tire West Africa re-launches its retail concept in Ghana

    New look and feel ContiPartner concept unveiled
    Re-launch strategy in Ghana showcases Continental’s expansion plans for West Africa

    ACCRA, Ghana, 26 July 2016 - Continental, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers and automotive suppliers is expanding its retail concept known as ContiPartner, in...

    Continental, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers and automotive suppliers is expanding its retail concept known as ContiPartner, in West Africa

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    Continental Presents its Product Portfolio For The Mining Industry at Electra Mining Africa 2016

    ContiTech will exhibit at stand F26 in hall 6
    Mining industry expert will showcase a range of traditional and specialty conveyor belts, fluid hose and power transmission products
    Continental’s specialty tires for the mining industry will be exhibited for the first...

    The international technology company and industry partner Continental will be at Electra Mining Africa 2016, held this year from September 12 to 16, at Expo Centre Nasrec in Johannesburg

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    CeMAT 2016: Continental is an experienced partner in material handling

    Presentation of sustainable and smart solutions for intralogistics applications
    New tire size of the TractorMaster
    New primary instrumentation solution MultiViu Compact 4 ensures convenient and efficient work
    Innovative lift drive for stacker cranes with Synchrodrive timing belt

    Hanover, May 2016....

    CeMAT 2016 - 7 Jun 16

    At this year's CeMAT, the international technology company Continental presents its comprehensive product portfolio for the supply chain, making intralogistics processes safer, more efficient, cleaner, and more convenient.

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    Continental Raises Cash Flow Forecast for Current Fiscal Year

    Sales up by three percent at 9.85 billion Euro after three months
    Net income rises by 12 percent to 734 million Euro or 3.67 Euro per share
    Free cash flow before acquisitions increases considerably to 567 million Euro
    Forecast for free cash flow before acquisitions raised to at least 2 billion Euro
    EBIT...

    After a good first quarter in fiscal 2016, the technology company Continental is raising its forecast for free cash flow before acquisitions for the year as a whole: “In the first few months of this year, we again managed to achieve a considerable increase in free cash flow before acquisitions.

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    Continental Tire Expands Growth Strategy with Launch of New Legal Entity for West Africa

    Focus on growth of retail footprint in Ghana and across West Africa
    Multi-faceted approach with expansion of ContiPartner, ContiPartner Express and Continental Associate Program (CAP) stores
    Comprehensive range of products and services for all sectors, supported by a dedicated...

    Continental Tire is embarking on a growth strategy in Sub-Saharan Africa with the official launch of a new legal entity today in Ghana. The new division, Continental Tire West Africa, focuses the company’s efforts on developing the local market and maximising its exposure across the region

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    Continental Tire Announces Launch of New Legal Entity for West Africa

    Launch of Continental Tire West Africa to drive expansion in the region
    Grow existing and new partnerships to increase the retail footprint
    Multi-brand strategy comprising Continental, General Tire and Matador

    ACCRA, Ghana, 18 April 2016 – Continental Tire will be expanding its presence in West Africa...

    Continental Tire will be expanding its presence in West Africa with the launch of a new legal entity for the region, based in Accra, the capital city of Ghana, on 20 April 2016

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    Record Third Hannover Marathon Win for South African Lusapho April

    First male runner in history of the marathon to achieve three victories
    Winning time of 2:11:27 brings April closer to Olympic marathon in Rio
    Continental Corporation a major sponsor of the race, April ran on adidas shoes with Continental rubber soles

    HANNOVER, Germany, 12 April 2016 –South African...

    South African marathon runner, Lusapho April, wrote his name into the record books by becoming the first-ever male athlete to achieve three victories in the HAJ Hannover Marathon

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    Clean Sweep for Continental at 2016 Corporate Triathlon Challenge

    Continental athletes claim top four places in men’s individual triathlon
    First and third in women’s individual race
    Top honours in team event, plus corporate award for largest number of entries

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 11 April 2016 –Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) secured a clean sweep of the...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) secured a clean sweep of the silverware on this year’s Vodacom Corporate Triathlon Challenge, held in Port Elizabeth on Saturday 9 April, which featured almost 2 000 competitors.

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  • Media-wire

    Continental’s Dream Team for 2016 Corporate Triathlon Challenge

    Continental fields 30 teams and 9 individual athletes for 2016 event
    Star-studded line-up of accomplished triathletes, swimmers, cyclists and runners
    380 sea swim, 18 km cycle, 4.2 km run – starts at 07h50 on Saturday 9 April at Hobie Beach in Port Elizabeth

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 5 April 2016...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is fielding its largest and most competitive line-up of athletes yet in the Vodacom Algoa FM Corporate Thriathlon Challenge, which takes place in Port Elizabeth on Saturday 9 April 2016

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    Continental Receives Top 50 Award from Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

    Continental a ‘Top Achiever’ in local municipality’s Top 50 Company Awards
    One of the region’s leading employers, investors and exporters
    Only company to supply OE tyres to all seven local vehicle manufacturers in SA

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 3 March 2016 –Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has been recognised as a leading employer, investor and exporter by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, earning a ‘Top Achiever’ Award from the municipality during its Top 50 Company Awards, held today in conjunction with the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC)

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    NAIAS 2016

    Continental invites stakeholders to a global dialog on automated driving

    Now the future of automated driving has a neutral, public address online, www.2025AD.com
    The new website fosters discussions of legal and social aspects on the mobility of the future

    Detroit, Michigan, January 12, 2016. Today, the technology company Continental launched 2025AD.com, a...

    Detroit, Michigan, January 12, 2016. Today, the technology company Continental launched 2025AD.com, a public and independent website promoting a global conversation on automated driving.

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    Targets for 2015 Comfortably Achieved: Continental Posts Good Performance in Challenging Environment

    Automotive supplier publishes preliminary key data for fiscal 2015
    Sales up 14 percent to about 39.2 billion Euros
    Adjusted EBIT of 4.4 billion Euros generated (margin 11.7 percent)
    Outlook for 2016: targeted increase in sales of around 5 percent to approximately 41...

    Hanover, January 11, 2016. The Continental Corporation can look back at a successful fiscal 2015. With sales of about €39.2 billion and an adjusted EBIT margin of 11.7 percent, the technology company comfortably achieved its targets for the year

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