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CEAT Increases Radial Ag Tire Production

CEAT Specialty Tires increased its production capacity of ag radial tires by 50% this year to meet growing demand in North America and plans to increase its production capacity for radial ag tires to 160 tons per day in two years' time.   

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More About Continental's New Summer UHP Tire

'The ExtremeContact Sport 02 is a Trackable Street Tire,' Says Glaser

In developing the new Continental ExtremeContact Sport 02, “what we’ve tried to do is have a go-to product for dealers who can say, ‘I can rely on its performance. I will have that tire for 98% of everyone out there who wants it. And it’s packaged (in a way) I can be confident selling it,'" says Bjorn Glaser, project manager, performance tires, PLT, for Continental Tire the Americas LLC. 

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Michelin Data Scientists Win Torqata Hackathon

Torqata, in partnership with sponsor American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD), Google Cloud and Continental Tire the America LLC, named a group of data scientists from Michelin North America Inc., Team Bib, the winners of the 2022 “Reinvent the Wheel” Hackathon on Nov. 11 in Huntersville, N.C.  

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New Continental Summer UHP Tire Targets Enthusiasts

Continental Tire the Americas LLC is expanding its ultra-high performance tire lineup with the addition of the all-new Continental ExtremeContact Sport 02, which is “geared toward enthusiasts who want to get the most out of their vehicles,” says Brian Beierwaltes, the company’s senior marketing manager.

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