As the world learned tires "Continental"?

Concern Continental - world-renowned manufacturer of automobile tires from Germany.In terms of production, the company is on the 4th place in the world.The logo of the company in the form of the horse, getting up on his hind legs, now known not only on German roads, and wherever used tires "Continental".Reviews of the production of this brand in the majority of cases are positive.It will be interesting to learn about the history of the base and the development of the company.

The origin of the company

Gesellschaft was founded in Hanover in 1871.Initially the company produced rubber tires for carriages and coaches.In parallel, the company carried out continuous research to the introduction of new products.Soon this led to the development of technology that allows to set up production pnevmopokryshek bicycle, and then for cars.In 1904, the company surprised the world with a new invention.Tyre "Continental" Steel produced with tread.Because of this the German company became the first major company to radically change the approach to the problem of the slip road.In the early 20th century power firms were hired to work with the racing cars.With the support of "Continental" cars Daimler became winners of the competition at the Grand Prix of France.This fact made the indisputable authority of the German brand.The turnover of the company increased year by year.

active development and exploration of new markets

Since 1952, the market began to arrive Bus "Continental" M + S, the purpose of which was the exploitation in winter conditions.The company did not stop the search for new technological solutions.And already in 1955, adjusted release of tubeless tires.In 1967, the German concern in Luneburg opened its own test site.The expansion of the company led to the withdrawal of production facilities abroad.Was acquired plant in France, began a collaboration with the Austrian tire manufacturer Semperit, established work in Portugal.In the 1990s, the company made a number of important steps to expand.It was bought a controlling stake in the Czech company Barum, and acquired American brand of ITT Industries Inc.Hanover concern continued to buy up businesses and shops around the world.He has organized its activities in South and Central America as well as in Eastern Europe.Now the products of the German industrial giant known customers all over the world.Tires «Continental»
become a benchmark of quality in the international market.

modern history

21st century for the company began with the signing of an agreement with Bridgetstone - one of the leading manufacturers of automotive rubber.Joint development of technology were Run-Flat.The result was the release of the products are not susceptible to punctures.The retailer can find the bus "Continental» R16, manufactured by this technology.Research into new methods of production suggests that the German company continues to keep pace with the times.Its product is the standard of quality.Tyre "Continental" incorporates all the innovative technologies of our time.