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Continental and Schmitz Cargobull strengthen their longstanding collaboration

28/11/2015
  • Forthcoming introduction of the Conti Hybrid HT3 in the product portfolio of the original equipment manufacturer
  • 30 years of collaboration with the German OEM Schmitz Cargobull

Hanover, November 19, 2015. Continental and Schmitz Cargobull are strengthening their longstanding collaboration by introducing the Conti Hybrid HT3 as a standard tire in the product portfolio of the leading truck trailer manufacturer. The Conti Hybrid HT3 is a specially developed trailer tire for use both on regional roads and highways and was launched in the spring of this year.

Peter Matzke, Head of OE Truck Tires at Continental

Continental and Schmitz Cargobull have been linked by a partnership lasting more than 30 years, during which Continental as a premium tire producer has become one of the trailer specialist's major suppliers. Peter Matzke, Head of OE Truck Tires at Continental remarks: “We are delighted that Schmitz Cargobull has included our Conti Hybrid HT3 in its original equipment manufacturing portfolio, further strengthening our longstanding collaboration.” A newly developed tread compound has increased the mileage of the Conti Hybrid HT3 compared with its predecessor, and has improved the tire's wet grip performance. In addition, the Conti Hybrid HT3 demonstrates excellent fuel efficiency thanks to optimized rolling resistance.

Conti Hybrid HT3 trailer tire

Schmitz Cargobull is Europe's leading manufacturer of truck trailers. The company, which specializes in the production of semitrailers for heavy trucks, is setting the standard for highly efficient transport solutions, partly due to its innovative manufacturing and intelligent production technologies.

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Dr. Christiane Pfeiffer

Head of Communications

Commercial Vehicle Tires

Continental AG l Tire Division

Büttnerstrasse 25

30165 Hannover, Germany

+49 511 938-2683