The German based company Continental AG or simply Continental, is engaged in manufacturing tyres, chassis components and some other products for the transportation as well as automotive industries. It is the fourth biggest tyre maker in the world, which has a strong customer base. The company carries out its operations in several countries that include India as well. It started functioning in 2008 and was founded in the year 2011, when Continental AG acquired Modi Tyres Company Private Limited. Its headquarters are located in the Bangalore city and presently, it has a human capital of 1500, approximately. With a total revenue of around 32.7 billion pounds as of 2012, the manufacturer makes its place in the list of leading automotive suppliers in the world. The manufacturing plants of this corporation are located in some of the major cities like Bangalore, Pune, Gurgaon and Manesar. Moreover, there are quite a few Continental dealers available, who aid buyers in purchasing finest products for their vehicles.
This company was founded in 1871 as Continental-Caoutchouc und Gutta-Percha Compagnie in Hanover, Germany. In 1904, it developed grooved tyres for automobiles and until 1926, it was engaged in manufacturing solid tyres for bicycles and carriages, rubber components as well as rubberized fabrics. In 1955, air springs for buses and trucks were developed and it went on to produce environment friendly tyres during 1990s, especially for passenger cars. Meanwhile, the Automotive Systems division was also set up in that time for enhancing the systems business. It has acquired the US company's Automotive Brake and Chassis unit in 1998. Meanwhile, the acquisition of Modi Tyres Company Private Limited took place in 2011. The next year, it built the radial PLT (passenger and light truck) green tyre, while in 2013, the first TBR (radial truck and bus) green tyre was produced at Modipuram in Uttar Pradesh. At present, the company is aiming to increase its brand value by offering quality products at affordable prices.
Continental tyres India offers numerous products for passenger cars, vans, buses, SUVs and trucks as well. The manufacturer has got good reviews so far among the masses. Some of its products include:
On the other hand, it offers a wide range of bike tyres for off road, sport touring and classic racing. Continental tyres in India is available in an attractive range that can be met by various customers. The list of some of these products include:
Apart from tyres, the company also supplies hydraulic parts, wheel sensors, fuel supply systems, engine actuators, tyre pressure monitoring systems and many others. just like the company's tyre range, these products will also match with the level of your budget.
Corporate Social Responsibility:
Continental tyres India ltd considers corporate social responsibility and sustainable management as a part of its core fundamental values. This will help in strengthening the culture of solidarity and at the same time, it will contribute to the value based corporate management.
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