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Continental is the premium German tyre brand in the world. It became well-known thanks to the fact that most of the luxury cars made in Germany had Continental brand tires. Its excellent quality and high technology have allowed it to gain the trust of the European market and the rest of the continents.

1.- Continental Tyre Shop New Zealand
1.1.- Continental Auckland
1.2.- Continental Canterbury
1.3.- Continental Wellington
1.4.- Continental Waikato
1.5.- Continental Bay of Plenty
1.6.- Continental Otago
1.7.- Continental Manawatū-Whanganui
1.8.- Continental Northland
1.9.-Continental Hawke’s Bay
1.10.- Continental Taranaki
1.11.- Continental Southland
1.12.- Continental Tasman
1.13.- Continental Nelson
1.14.- Continental Gisborne
1.15.- Continental Marlborough
1.16.- Continental West Coast
2.- Continental Tyres Models
3.- Continental History

Continental Auckland

Continental Canterbury

Continental Wellington

Continental Tyres Waikato

Continental Tyres Bay of Plenty

Continental Tyres Otago

Continental Manawatū-Whanganui

Continental Tyres Northland

Continental Hawke’s Bay

Continental Tyres Taranaki

Continental Southland

Continental Tyres Tasman

Continental Nelson

Continental Gisborne

Continental Marlborough

Continental West Coast

2.- Continental Tyres Models

▷ PremiumContact 6

▷ ContiEcocontact 5

▷ ContiCrossContact LX 2

Continental 4x4 Contact Continental ContiContact UHP SSR Continental ContiEcoContact EP Continental ContiPremiumContact 2 SSR Continental ContiProContact ContiSeal Continental ContiProContact Continental ContiSportContact 2 Continental ContiSportContact 3 Continental ContiSportContact 5P Continental ContiTouringContact CV95 Continental ContiTrac Continental ContiWinterContact TS800 Continental CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology Continental CrossContact LX Continental CrossContact RX Continental CrossContact UHP Continental ExtremeContact Sport Continental Hybrid HS3

3.- Continental Tyres History 

What we now know as Continental tires began with a company called Continental-Caoutchouc und Gutta-Percha-Compagnie that was created in 1871 in Hannover, Germany. Like other manufacturers, they began dedicating their activity to the production of rubber products, mainly rubber for bicycles and cars, but also footwear, waterproof fabrics and even balls.

However, the brand’s engineers were somewhat visionary and, above all, quite reluctant to stagnate. Thanks to their desire to grow and their capacity for innovation, as well as the incipient changes in the automotive industry, in 1904 they presented their first car tire with a tread and, years later, the first removable rim.

This is the starting point for the modern technologies that the Continental group would include throughout the 20th century: synthetic rubber and rubber reinforcement are some of the advances in durability that the brand has achieved.

Thanks to these advances, the company expands throughout Europe and begins to export its products. In the 1950s, for example, its tires were already mounted on the legendary Volkswagen Beetle. Then they devise the winter modality and those that do not have an inner tube. In the 1960s, the chain production of tires with a radial structure began.

In 1979 the company acquired the Uniroyal Inc. brand in Europe an American firm that is now the second Continental brand, then with the Austrian Semperit and later with General Tire. Already in the 90s, he managed to create the largest company in Malaysia, he bought part of ITT Industries dedicated to the production of brakes and bodywork and in 2001 he acquired the majority of Temic shares to achieve better results in terms of stability controls.

It is in 2004 when it manages to become part of the largest consortium of rubber companies: Phoenix AG. In addition, it does not stop investing in security and electronic systems to strengthen its position and move up the ranking.

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