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Volvo Europe and Continental Truck Tires:
Supply agreement extended
Hanover, April 2010. Commercial vehicle manufacturer Volvo Group Europe and Continental Truck Tires have extended their long-standing agreement for the supply of
tires by three years to 2012.
Continental will remain original equipment supplier for commercial vehicles from all Volvo
Group Europe brands. The agreement for the years 2010 to 2012 has now been signed. In
future, customers will still not have to pay extra to have their vehicles equipped with Continental tires. “This is an excellent basis for further increasing our market share among Volvo
Group and further expanding our strong position in European original equipment business,”
says a delighted Markus Junk, Global Key Account Manager OE/Truck Tires at Continental
Commercial Vehicle Tires.
Continental’s Commercial Vehicle Tires Division is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of premium truck, bus and industrial tires with a workforce of around 8,000 and a turnover of €1.1bn. The division makes a noticeable contribution to reducing costs in goods and passenger transport with tailormade products ranging from fleet services to fuel-saving, environmentally-friendly commercial vehicle
tires. All new tires provide convincing proof of the division’s research and development expertise. The
new products are characterized by low rolling resistance, high mileages and a high level of safety.
Their retreadability extends their life and relieves the burden on your budget. The European brands
are Continental, Uniroyal, Semperit, Barum and Matador. Conti360° is a European fleet service that
guarantees mobility with its extensive, quick-reacting network of service partners.
With sales of approximately €20 billion in 2009 Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers
worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental
contributes enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also a competent
partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently employs approximately
134,500 in 46 countries.
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Your contact person:
Udo Brandes, phone: +49 511 938-2923
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Contact for journalists:
Udo Brandes
Head of Press and PR I Division Commercial
Vehicle Tires
Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH
Büttnerstrasse 25
D-30165 Hanover
Phone: +49 511 938-2923
Fax: +49 511 938-2496
E-mail: [email protected]
Online media database: www.mediacenter.continental-corporation.com
Your contact person:
Udo Brandes, phone: +49 511 938-2923
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