From the world’s first automobile tire with patterned tread to smart tires for self-driving cars, from natural and synthetic rubber to tires made from dandelion, we have always pushed the boundaries of mobility. For 150 years we have developed innovative, safe and sustainable products for our customers – and we have no intention of stopping now. Even as we pause to review our history, we already have an eye on the road ahead. As this exciting journey continues, we invite you to join us in shaping the future of mobility – together.
Because tomorrow is what we make of it.
Take a journey through the history of Continental
Tire research and development at Continental
Innovation is a never-ending quest
One important lesson that we can learn from our past is that standing still is never an option. Keeping the future in motion is the long-term goal that motivates us to keep innovating. We work hard to uncover the mobility solutions of tomorrow, looking beyond tires to usher in electric mobility, intelligent connectivity, and state-of-the-art infotainment. Wherever the future takes you or your business, let’s go there together.
Tire testing at the Contidrom test track
An accident-free future is possible
Whatever your age, vehicle or destination, we have always been dedicated to keeping you safe. Our heritage in tire safety means that providing you with a sense of security on the road, no matter the conditions, is in our DNA. Today, the arrival of new technologies such as smart sensors, augmented reality and adapted lighting is shaping how safety will evolve in the future. Follow our journey towards a world with zero accidents.
Sustainable dandelion tires
Looking after our planet is our responsibility, too
Sustainability is a theme that runs throughout Continental’s history. From developing carbon-neutral production processes to cutting emissions on the road, we are committed to looking after our planet. Today, we are already developing tires made from dandelion and lowering fuel consumption and CO2 emissions through extensive material research and improved production processes, so just imagine what we could do tomorrow. Let’s work together to make mobility more sustainable.
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The ones you can count on, since 1871
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