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    Cars without driver assistance systems need top-class tyres

    Majority of cars on South African roads have no anti-lock brakes or stability control
    High-tech tyres offer much higher levels of safety for older cars
    Cheap tyres have less grip and much longer braking distances

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 9 December 2014 – The average age of cars on South African roads is...

    Driver Assistance - 8 Dec 14

    The average age of cars on South African roads is estimated at 13 to 15 years, which is significantly higher than the European figure of between eight and nine years.

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    Continental tests first car tyres with Taraxagum dandelion-rubber tread

    Performance of the WinterContact TS 850 P will be tested on the company’s own test sites, the Contidrom, north of Hanover, and in Arvidsjaur, Sweden
    Continental has pulled together all the information about the milestones of this pioneering research project at

    PORT ELIZABETH, South...

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 16 October 2014 – Continental, the world’s leading international tyre manufacturer, has reached an important milestone in its research project for the industrialisation of dandelion rubber in tyre production.

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    Continental Corporation – Much More Than A Tyre Company

    Continental is one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers
    186 000 employees in 49 countries
    Automotive Group  with Chassis and Safety, Powertrain and Interior divisions
    Rubber Group manufactures tyres for every industry, and specialised rubber and plastics technologies from ContiTech
    Vision Zero – integrated...

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 20 August 2014 –South Africans may associate the Continental brand with its cutting-edge tyre technology and advanced local manufacturing at the Continental Tyre SA plant in Port Elizabeth.