Smart minds, smart testing.
Rüdiger Menz is responsible for the test method development for tire endurance at Continental.
Tracking down the evidence
What do tire development and criminal investigation have in common? Nothing one might think. And that is absolutely wrong.
Pull, rip, punch: Give the rubber all you've got
Up to 15 different kinds of rubber compounds go into a truck tire. Which ones are best is accurately tested.
From one launch to the next
Behind every new Continental commercial vehicle tire that enters the market are talents like Andreia Bessa and José Esteves.
The Rubber Manufacturer
Not all rubber is the same. More than new 10,000 compounds are created every year in Fred Waldner's laboratory.
Four years of sweat and rubber
Our tire developers are constantly trying to keep up with customer demands and statutory regulations.