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    Continental becomes official partner of Tour de France

    Continental to supply tyres for all official support cars and motorcycles on the Tour from 2018 to 2022
    The German tyre manufacturer has a long tradition of developing and producing high-tech bicycle tyres, 2016 and 2017 Tour de France won on Continental tyres
    Continental Tyre SA actively involved in cycling in South...

    From 2018 Continental will be an official partner of the Tour de France, entrenching the pioneering German tyre manufacturer’s reputation for producing best-in-class tyres for the original equipment and replacement markets, covering everything from cars to trucks, motorcycles and, of course, bicycles

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    Efficiency in Agriculture: Boost Cost Efficiency with Tires

    Challenges in the agricultural industry: efficiency and soil protection
    “Engineered for Efficiency”: new premium radial tires for the agricultural industry boost productivity

    Hanover, November 2, 2017. The growing world population is presenting enormous challenges for the agricultural industry. The United...

    The growing world population is presenting enormous challenges for the agricultural industry

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    Continental achieves ISO 50001 certification – a first for South African tyre industry

    ISO 50001: 2011 certification received for innovative energy management system
    Involves systemic approach to achieve continuous improvement in energy performance, efficiency, consumption and monitoring
    Continental is the first tyre manufacturer in SA to achieve certification, joins five...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first local tyre manufacturer to achieve the internationally recognised ISO 50001

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    Continental Maintains Successful Path: Strong Growth Continues in Third Quarter

    Sales rise by 9 percent to 32.7 billion Euros after nine months; 7 percent growth to sales of 10.7 billion Euros in the third quarter
    Adjusted EBIT margin is within target range at 10.6 percent after nine months despite a burden of 400 million Euros from increased costs of raw...

    Continental successfully continued its dynamic growth in the third quarter of 2017

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    Continental one of SA’s top companies to work for

    Certification by the Top Employer Institute in The Netherlands reaffirms Continental’s commitment to employees
    Recognises leading employers around the world
    Development of employees a sustainable business advantage

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 06 November 2017 – Continental Tyre South Africa will become the employer of...

    Top Employer - 7 Nov 17

    Continental Tyre South Africa will become the employer of choice for many of this year’s matriculants and graduates after being named one of SA’s leading companies to work for by an international research institute

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    Smart mobility powered by greater connectivity

    Continental taps into new business areas for mobility services
    3D display surfaces for new-generation digital content, greater personalisation
    Connected vehicles serve as a mobile weather station, or rental car of the future

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 06 November 2017 – Continental is pushing the boundaries of vehicle...

    Smart Mobility - 6 Nov 17

    Continental is pushing the boundaries of vehicle connectivity as it strives to deliver next-generation smart mobility solutions for the automotive industry

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    Continental pioneers holistic vehicle connectivity for smart mobility

    More than infotaintment: connectivity is a key technology for future intelligent mobility
    Continental is developing the building blocks for holistic connectivity

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 31 October 2017 – Continental connected the first vehicles to the Internet back in 1996. Since then, the...

    Continental connected the first vehicles to the Internet back in 1996. Since then, the technology company has connected more than 30 million vehicles

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    Continental Tyre SA MD Shaun Uys honoured in CEO Today Africa Awards

    CEO Today Africa Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding leadership
    Shaun Uys, MD of Continental Tyre SA, among list of winners for 2017
    Results published in CEO Today Magazine’s 2017 Africa Awards edition

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 18 October 2017 – Shaun Uys, managing director of Continental...

    Shaun Uys, managing director of Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA), has been honoured as one of Africa’s most dynamic and innovative leaders by UK-based CEO Today magazine

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    See what’s driving the future: Continental Cockpit Vision

    Continental showcases its vision of the cockpit of the future
    Changing interfaces and windshield displays: worldwide workshops for visionary ideas
    Integrated Interior Platform from Continental can make the vision a reality

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 2 October 2017 – Digital mobility strategies, a rising tide...

    Cockpit Vision - 4 Oct 17

    Digital mobility strategies, a rising tide of information and the increasingly interconnected and mobile lives of drivers

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    Continental reveals two new tyre technology concepts for greater safety and comfort

    ContiSense: Uses tyre sensors to measure tread and temperature, alerts drivers to tyre damage – data transmission via electrically conductive rubber
    ContiAdapt: Adjusts tyre pressure and rim width to adapt contact patch to road conditions
    New technology concepts shown at IAA 2017 in...

    Continental revealed two new tyre technology concepts that will make for even greater road safety and comfort in the future.

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    Optimised energy efficiency: Continental’s integrated approach

    Continental’s world-first AllCharge system allows EVs to use any charging technology
    New inductive charging system adds comfort and convenience
    Optimised wheel system: PremiumContact 6 tyres plus innovative New Wheel Concept
    Variable engine mounts for stable cornering, efficient hose lines for range...

    AllCharge System - 22 Sep 17

    Bearing in mind how important charging technology is for electric vehicle users in terms of stress-free everyday operation, Continental is now presenting innovations for this aspect of electric mobility too.

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    Continental presents innovations for the fast-growing electric mobility market

    48V mild hybrid technology already in production for gasoline and diesel vehicles
    Volume production of integrated high-voltage powertrain to start in 2019

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 28 August 2017 – Electric-powered mobility is becoming increasingly important globally, and in the build-up...

    Electric-powered mobility is becoming increasingly important globally, and in the build-up to the 2017 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in September, Continental is showcasing examples of new production applications in the field of electrification, while looking ahead to what the near future holds in this respect.

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    Women’s Month event drives road safety home

    BestDrive promotes Continental Vision Zero message amongst female dealers
    Off-road driving experience helps sharpen driving skills

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 21 August 2017 – Defensive driving is the single most important skill that South African women can acquire to ensure that they and their loved ones stay safe on the...

    Defensive driving is the single most important skill that South African women can acquire to ensure that they and their loved ones stay safe on the country’s roads.

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    Driving in the wet? Watch out for aquaplaning!

    Tyres disperse much less water as tread depth decreases
    With less than 3 mm of tread left, tyres should be replaced
    In aquaplaning, lift off the accelerator, keep the steering wheel steady, and don’t brake if possible

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 18 August 2017 – With many regions of South Africa currently experiencing...

    Wet Driving - 18 Aug 17

    With many regions of South Africa currently experiencing heavy rains after a prolonged drought, motorists face increased danger in the wet and slippery conditions.

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    CTSA achieves top rating in Excellence Awards

    Highest Sector rating given in PMR Excellence Awards
    CTSA recognised for stimulating economic growth and CSR achievements

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 18 July 2017 – Continental Tyre SA has received the highest rating for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in South Africa within the tyre sector at the PMR...

    Continental Tyre SA has received the highest rating for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in South Africa within the tyre sector at the PMR Africa Excellence Awards

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    Continental actively committed to Vision Zero

    As partners to the global “Stop the Crash” campaign, Continental’s Chassis & Safety and Tire divisions are supporting the drive for greater road safety and fewer road fatalities


    Multiple driver assistance systems designed to help prevent accidents in the long term


    Cooperation with ADAC as “Safer driving partner”...

    Since early 2016, Continental’s Chassis & Safety and Tire divisions have been partnering with the “Stop the Crash” campaign initiated by Global NCAP

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    Continental Tyre SA recognised as Nelson Mandela Bay Top 50 Company for second year

    Continental earns Top Employer and Long-standing Investor awards
    Proud local heritage spanning 70 years in Port Elizabeth
    One of the industry’s largest employers, almost R1-billion invested in past five years

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 9 June 2017 – Continental Tyre South Africa...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) earned Top 50 Company awards for the second year in a row from the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, signifying the key role it plays in the local industry

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    Continental takes top honours at 2017 Corporate Triathlon Challenge

    Continental’s Keegan Cooke takes second consecutive victory in men’s individual race
    Two Continental-backed athletes in top three for individual ladies race
    Team event dominated by Continental once again, including top 3 positions and most teams entered
    John Smit raises R15 000 for Ironman 4 the Kidz...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) continued its dominance of the Corporate Triathlon Challenge, powered by Algoa FM, on Saturday 1 April 2017.

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    Continental Going for Gold at 2017 Corporate Triathlon Challenge

    Continental fields 26 teams and 8 individual athletes for 2017 event
    Several previous winners return once again to compete in Continental colours
    380 m sea swim, 18 km cycle, 4.2 km run – starts at 07h50 on Saturday 1st April at Hobie Beach in Port Elizabeth

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 29 March 2017...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is once again fielding a formidable line-up of athletes for the action-packed Corporate Triathlon Challenge taking place in Port Elizabeth on Saturday 1 April 2017

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    Continental’s First Herald Cycle Tour Wrapped Up in Style

    Successful first year of three-year deal for Continental Tyre SA as joint title sponsor of The Herald Continental Cycle Tour
    32nd edition achieved record 3 045 participants, 31% growth over past five years
    12% year-on-year growth for the Mountain Bike race

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 9 March, 2017 – Continental...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) concluded its first event as the joint title sponsor of The Herald Continental Cycle Tour with record levels of participation across all races.

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    On Track for Technological and Financial Success: Continental Is Shaping the Digital Future of Mobility


    CEO Degenhart: “In the future, we will increasingly earn money with mobility services”
    Sales up 3.4 percent to 40.5 billion Euro in 2016
    Net income improved to 2.8 billion Euro/ 14.01 Euro per share
    Executive Board proposal: Dividend to rise by 50 cents to 4.25...

    In fiscal 2016, the technology company Continental comfortably achieved and in some cases slightly exceeded its annual targets as adjusted in the fall

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    Continental signs collaborative agreement with Caterpillar
    Hanover, Germany (February 22, 2017) –  Continental and Caterpillar Inc. have signed an agreement to equip Cat Off-Highway-Trucks (model series 770 to 775) with Continental RDT-Master tires in sizes 18.00R33, 21.00R33 and 24.00R35. The agreement also calls for the two companies to collaborate on designing new tires...

    Continental and Caterpillar Inc. have signed an agreement to equip Cat Off-Highway-Trucks (model series 770 to 775) with Continental RDT-Master tires in sizes 18.00R33, 21.00R33 and 24.00R35

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    Tire Technology International names Continental 2017 Tire Manufacturer of the Year

    High-caliber expert panel honors tire manufacturer’s exceptional investments in research and development, testing and production equipment
    Vision 2025 long-term growth strategy triggered impressive number of innovation and excellence projects in 2016
    Three factors proved decisive: the High...

    Continental was honored by trade journal “Tire Technology International” with its Tire Manufacturer of the Year award, first presented in 2008

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    Russian KAMAZ-Master racing teams win Dakar Rally and Africa Eco Race on Continental Tyres

    KAMAZ-Master racing trucks fitted with Continental tyres as part of new product cooperation
    The premium tyres showed high performance and maximum durability on challenging terrain throughout all stages of both races
    Continental specialists will make use of gained insights on...

    Dakar Rally Win - 16 Feb 17

    Rally teams of KAMAZ-Master have won the Dakar Rally 2017 and the Africa Eco Race 2017, two of the world’s most challenging desert races, on Continental tyres

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    Continental Celebrates Proud Legacy Spanning 70 Years in South Africa

    Company founded in January 1947 as the General Tire and Rubber Company
    Acquired by Continental AG in 1998, renamed Continental Tyre South Africa (Pty) Ltd
    One of the country’s leading tyre manufacturers, and the only supplier to all seven local vehicle manufacturers

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 27...

    70 Years in SA - 27 Jan 17

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is celebrating a significant milestone as the company reaches its 70th anniversary in 2017

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