Headquarters: Hanover, Germany
Official Site: www.continentaltire.com
Continental was founded in 1871 as a rubber manufacturer, Continental-Caoutchouc und Gutta-Percha Compagnie. In 1898, Continental started development and production of the vehicle tires with plain tread, which was the major success of the brand. In 1904, Continental became the first company in the world to manufacture grooved vehicle tires.
As of 2019, Continental is the 4th largest tire manufacturer behind Bridgestone (Japan), Michelin (France), and Goodyear (United States).
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