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Continental’s 4Q bolstered in part by strong sales of winter tires and the positive market development in the non-automotive industrial business

Stable operating performance in fourth quarter as expected Annual sales rise to around €44.4 billion (organic growth at about 3 percent) Adjusted EBIT for the year: around €4.1 billion (margin at about 9.2 percent) Free cash flow was higher than … Read the full press release

Continental: Water drainage at reduced tread depth test

Tires disperse much less water as tread depth decreases With less than three millimeters of tread left, tires need replacing In aquaplaning: foot off the gas, keep the steering wheel steady, if possible don’t brake HANOVER, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Michelin introduced MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire for the North American market with revolutionary new EverGrip™ technology

Revolutionary Tread Design Evolves To Deliver Superior Grip Even When Worn. Detroit, MI, US, 16-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Today at the North American International Auto Show, Michelin introduced the MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire for the North American market with revolutionary new EverGrip™ … Read the full press release

Fraunhofer and Continental build the first ever system to extract vast dandelion rubber quantities for making tires

Rubber can be extracted from the juice of the dandelion. Yet the decisive breakthrough to industrial manufacturing is proving to be a tough step. Working jointly with industry and science, the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME … Read the full press release

Michelin’s EFFIFUEL™ aimed at reducing fuel consumption for truck fleet managers across Europe

18-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Michelin’s market launch of Michelin solutions in May 2013 is the result of a long change process underpinned by two deep-seated trends: Business customers – vehicle fleet managers – are confronted with a highly competitive environment and … Read the full press release

Audi will be fielding four Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars on the test day for the Le Mans 24 Hours

Ingolstadt, 23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On June 9, 2013, Audi will be fielding four Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars on the test day for the Le Mans 24 Hours. In addition to the cars number 1, 2 and 3 running under … Read the full press release