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    Continental launches ‘smart’ steer tire

    October 31, 2019 12:54PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Continental introduced the industry to a new regional haul steer tire at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show. The Conti HSR 3 can be spec’d as an “intelligent” tire, with a sensor installed to communicate tire inflation

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    Continental ramps up retread production

    May 13, 2019 10:56AM by Truck News

    FORT MILL, S.C. – Continental has announced it is increasing production at its pre-cured tread manufacturing plant. The plant is preparing for a 300% increase in production this year, due to retread sales growth. In March, the company added a

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    Continental opens new training center

    November 27, 2018 9:09AM by Truck News

    CLINTON, Miss. – Continental has announced the opening of a new employee training center in Mississippi. It marks the first completed structure on the site of the company’s future truck tire plant. A grand opening was held Nov. 8. Continental

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    Continental’s ContiTrack2 reaches milestone

    April 30, 2018 11:49AM by Truck News

    FORT MILL, S.C. – Continental says one million tires have now been measured in the U.S. and Canada with its Bluetooth-enabled digital inspection tool, ContiTrack2. The tool and its software identify and track a commercial tire’s tread wear and tire

  • Continental plant wins energy efficiency award

    November 18, 2016 10:50AM by Truck News

    ST. MARY’S, Ohio – Continental’s St. Mary’s, Ohio plant has been recognized for its energy efficiency. The company took steps to reduce its energy consumption, saving about US$22,700 per year with a lifetime savings projected at US$341,500. As a result

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    General Tire turns 100, will celebrate at MATS

    March 18, 2015 1:35PM by Truck News

    FORT MILL, S.C. — General Tire is turning 100 this year, and will be celebrating by launching a new line of tires at the Mid-America Trucking Show next week. General Tire was founded in 1915 by William O’Neill and Winfred