Continental Tire the Americas LLC is filling out its construction truck tire portfolio, adding two more sizes to the Conti HSC 3 steer/all-position tire, plus retreads to match the ContiTread HSC 3 and ContiTread HDC 3.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC has expanded its General brand OTR tire portfolio with the addition of the General TE95, a high-traction product designed for soil compaction work in road and construction applications.
Selling tires to construction fleets has always been a tough business. And it has become even more challenging as construction companies apply extra scrutiny to their tire budgets and purchasing decisions due to continued, COVID-19-driven uncertainty.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC is ramping up its investment in small OTR and construction tires. The company unveiled the first offering in its new, all-bias General brand OTR tire line earlier this year during the Tire Industry Association’s OTR Tire Conference.
Equipment rentals and equipment connectivity are playing dominant roles in the trends shaping the small OTR tire market. Manufacturers see brisk sales, and expect demand to continue for the foreseeable future.
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A rebound in construction activity, from civil engineering projects like roads, bridges, wind farms, and airports to residential and commercial buildings, explains some of the growing demand for solid industrial tires.