Braking news! Continental does a wheelie for EVs

By | 2017-08-15T16:09:38+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Continental AG, Tires|Tags: , , |

The wheels on the EV go round and round, round and round. No matter how much you rethink the wheel, they are round, but that round wheel made out of dandelions still has a lot of technology wear left in it. Continental has generated a new wheel for electric vehicles with the New Wheel Concept, [...]

From Russia with love – dandelions to Continental taraxagum tires

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:49+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Suppliers, Technology, Tires|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Why would a company name a brand new 2016 tire a name that sounds like it comes from a dinosaur? I did some digging on the internet and found out, through Wikipedia, that "Taraxacum kok-saghyz (TKS) was cultivated on a large scale in the Soviet Union between 1931 and 1950, as well as [...]

Continental’s Black Chili tire on the Honda Civic Type R

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:50+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Honda, Suppliers, Technology, Tires|Tags: , , , , , |

Honda has already given an approval for its all new Honda Civic Type R that has achieved a new lap record on the famous “Nurburgring Nordschleife". The tire is known as the Black Chili. Nikolai Setzer, Continental AG executive board member for tires, talked to journalists at the Frankfurt auto show about the [...]

Bosch’s newest machine, TCE 4435THP for changing UHP and RFT tires

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:25+00:00 March 31st, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Bosch, Suppliers, Tires, Video, youtube.com|

Tires can be very expensive especially Ultra High Performance (UHP) tires. Who knew that changing your tire could lead to problems for you, your tire and your safety. Bosch did. How would you know if there was damage to your tire? German Rubber Association (wdk) is the German Certification for tire equipment safety. The WDK [...]