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Continental Set to Expand Partnership With Chinese Hydrogen Specialist Censtar

Continental AG and Chinese hydrogen specialist Censtar H2-Electricity Science & Technology are set to deepen their strategic partnership in the Chinese market. Both companies have now formally agreed to work together on developing dispensing hose solutions for hydrogen refueling stations, with the aim going forward of advancing mobility to help get society closer to carbon neutrality. Safe and efficient hydrogen...

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Continental to Expand Project for Natural Rubber Sustainability

Continental AG is looking to bolster sustainability in its natural rubber supply chain. The company recently reached an agreement with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to significantly expand an ongoing project here, which looks to ensure full traceability for the company’s natural rubber supply chain in West Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia. Indonesia is one of the...

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Michelin, Continental, Smag Form JV for Rubberway Smartphone App

Michelin, Continental AG and agricultural software developer Smag are forming a joint venture for Rubberway, a smartphone application aimed at mapping the supply chain for natural rubber. The new JV is slated to begin operations by the end of 2019 and will focus on bolstering the app’s technological development and rollout. The Rubberway app has been designed to comply with...

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Continental Holds Grand Opening Ceremony for New Tire Plant in Thailand

Tire manufacturer Continental AG held a grand opening ceremony on March 27 for a new greenfield tire plant that it has built in Rayong Province, Thailand. The new plant represents a 250 million euro ($280.44 million) investment for Continental. By 2022, the company aims to have the base producing approximately 4 million premium tires per year for use in passenger...

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Continental Opens German Research Lab for Dandelion Rubber

Continental AG recently announced that it has opened Taraxagum Lab Anklam, a laboratory for research into dandelion rubber. The new facility is located in Anklam, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. The research lab will conduct R&D efforts into cultivation and extraction processes for the Russian dandelion, looking to use this as a source of natural rubber. Plans are to then utilize this as...

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Continental Tire Japan Launches Promo Campaign for New Studless Winter Tire

Continental Tire Japan Co. Ltd., the Japanese arm of Continental AG, has launched a competition to promote the new VikingContact 7 – a studless winter tire launched in Japan this September. The entry period for this competition opened on Oct. 5 and is set to close on Oct. 31. As a next-generation studless winter tire, the VikingContact 7 expertly combines...

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