Passenger and Van Tires
Continental is one of the leading manufacturers of passenger and light truck tires in Europe and the world's fourth largest passenger tire manufacturer in the original equipment and replacement market. The product development focus of the Continental premium brand is to optimize all safety-relevant characteristics, while simultaneously minimizing rolling resistance.
The Passenger and Light Truck Tires Division consists of the Continental, Uniroyal, Semperit, Barum, General Tire, Viking, Gislaved, Mabor and Sportiva brands. Continental, our premium brand, enjoys a leading position in the original equipment and replacement business.
Being a brand with heritage, Continental has amassed vast knowledge and expertise, making it one of the world’s leading premium tire manufacturers and suppliers to the automobile industry. Our years of extensive research and testing have shown that tires are not only crucial for a vehicle’s overall performance, but they greatly influence braking power as well. That is why we never stop optimizing our product range, making sure our tires always offer excellent braking, maximum safety and best driving pleasure.
The Tire Division currently has 24 production and development locations worldwide. The broad product range and continuous investments in R&D make a major contribution to cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. As one of the world's leading tire manufacturers with more than 50,000 employees, the Tire Division achieved sales of €10.7 billion in 2016.