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Continental supports safe teen driving program

For the second straight year, Continental Tire the Americas LLC is sponsoring the “Alive at 25” safe driving course. The company’s co-sponsor, the South Carolina National Safety Council (SCNSC), has matched Continental Tire's $25,000 scholarship.

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Marangoni ends Americas ContiTread production

In a joint statement issued by Continental Tire the Americas LLC and Marangoni Tread N.A. Inc., Continental AG and Marangoni S.p.A. have ended their current agreement as it relates to the use of the ContiTread mark in the Americas.

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New Conti plant will be 10 years in the making

The city of Sumter, S.C., is rolling out the red carpet for Continental Tire the Americas LLC, following the company's announcement that it will build a greenfield consumer tire plant in Sumter.

Continental AG increased year-to-year EBIT and consolidated sales by 26.7% and 17.5%, respectively, in the first half.
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Continental's first-half income increases 96%

Continental AG posted net income of 683 million euros on sales of 14.9 billion euros for the first half ended June 30, 2011. That compares to income of nearly 349 million euros on sales of more than 12.6 billion euros for the same period last year.

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Continental raises commercial tire prices 8%

Continental AG has announced that prices for its commercial vehicle tires will rise 6-8% in Europe, depending on region and product, on Aug. 1, 2011. The price increase applies to all brands and the whole commercial vehicle tire product range.

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Conti’s got to pay the bills; prices rise July 1

Continental Tire the Americas LLC (CTA) will increase prices on all Continental, General and Ameri*Steel brand replacement commercial truck tires sold in the U.S. The increase, of 11 percent, is effective July 1, 2011.

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Continental’s new largest division: Tires

Continental AG knows tires are big business. That’s why the new Tires division will become the Hanover, Germany-based global auto component manufacturer’s biggest division.

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More on Continental's $224 million plan

When Continental Tire the Americas LLC is done with the three-year, $224 million expansion plan it announced on Thursday, May 12, the plant will have the capacity to produce 14 million consumer tires annually.

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Continental shares 1Q results with shareholders

Continental AG posted earnings before interest and taxes of 634 million euros on consolidated sales of more than 7.3 billion euros for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. That compares to EBIT of 494.4 million euros on sales of 6 billion euros for the same period in 2010.

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Continental was quick to help out Japan

Continental AG wanted to do something to show its "solidarity" with the people of Japan following the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that devastated the country one month ago on March 11.

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Be a tire designer: Visit Conti’s booth at MATS

Continental Tire the Americas LLC is looking for feedback. The company is developing the next generation of truck tires on the floor of the Mid-America Truck Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. March 31-April 2, and show attendees are invited to be a part of the future.

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