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Continental Tire Terrain Contact A/T-also available in the UK the ContiCrossContact AT

ContiCrossContact AT

ContiCrossContact AT

Introducing the #TerrainContact A/T from our friends at Continental Tire!—The ideal all terrain #tire for CUV, SUV, & Light Trucks w/the durability to conquer dirt, gravel, & grass while providing a quiet, comfortable ride on pavement. This is the tire that strikes a balance between off-road traction & on road manners!

High performance for off-road driving. ContiCrossContact AT

I believe from my research that the American version and the one available in the UK, are the same tyre. Therefore I must apologise. if I am wrong.The ContiCrossContact AT feels at home on all surfaces. The open shoulder provides very good handling characteristics on off-road terrain. The progressive and wear resistant tread compound

The ContiCrossContact AT is the one available here at Pellon Tyres in Halifax UK. The tyre is ideal for the different road surfaces, that we find in the Halifax area. Naturally, the region is very hilly. Because of this, there are also different road surfaces to contend with.

Of course, we have normal tarmac roads, but we also have dirt tracks further into the hills. The Pirelli ContiCrossContact AT feels at home on all road surface.

The open shoulders of the tyres help to  provide very good handling characteristics on farm tracks and gravel off-road terrain. The tread design and  wear resistant tread compound offers the potential for high mileage performance. Consequently, the ContiCrossContact AT tyre has three circumferential rows of blocks. Thus  guaranteeing  that the Pirelli tyre rolls very smoothly and quietly.

Consequently, the ContiCrossContact AT tyre has three circumferential rows of blocks. Thus  guaranteeing  that the Pirelli tyre rolls very smoothly and quietly. This gives the tyre a smooth transition between rough tracks and the tarmac roads.

This tyre would appeal to our customers with the steep drives that are a common feature in the Halifax area.

Highlights:

  • High-performance all-terrain tyre, superb on and off-road performance.
  • Excellent traction.
  • Outstanding mileage performance and quiet ride.

Continental Tyres develop low rolling resistance tyres for electric cars – Autocar Professional

Continental Tyres develop low rolling resistance tyres

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Continental, electric vehicles, hybrids, Conti.eContact

Continental Tyres develop low rolling resistance tyres

Consequently, the giant German tyre company, have developed this new tyre. Hence, with the aid of fellow German company VW . So and will fall in line with most other leading tyre companies . Who are now making similar models of tyres.

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Continental tyres are joining the tyre revolution,

Continental tyres have achieved this by developing more environmentally friendly tyre products. This can be done by improving the rolling resistance of the tyres. This means the tyres will offer less friction resistance.Naturally, between the road and the tyres; this allows the tyre to go further in one turn. Thus, using less fuel and therefore making the car more fuel efficient.
This is only one small part of the overall picture.Thus, from the car manufacturer’s point of view. Which have to reach severe reductions in their overall emissions reductions. Of course,that are set by various groups of countries and individual governments.

Continental tyres use Green Chilli oils in their compounds

The tyres will be known as the Conti E Contact.Of course,  are now available for the SUV market. Continental tyres also use a vegetable oil made from a “Green Chilli” compound. Which is the latest achievement in reduced rolling resistance and performance. Naturally, for excellent tyre handling and safety and better braking.
Yokohama adds Orange peel oil.
Different tyre makers achieve this goal in a variety of ways. Yokohama tyres from Japan have developed the use of the various oils.Specifically orange peel oil in the mix of their compounds to reduce the number of petrochemicals that are used. This also reduces the tyres reliance on carbon-based chemicals and makes the product greener and more

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Yokohama orange peel oil symbol

environmentally friendly.
This new tyre is aimed at the very modern compact car market.  The AE-01 is constructed from a jaw breaking 80% of renewable materials. Including the orange peel oil and a nano-blend of oils, a great achievement.

Continental tyres are still in the “Dandelion Latex” development story

Continental tyres along with the giant Bridgestone tyre company. Are still hedging their bets. On the future use of the dandelion plant to produce latex. With a similar molecular structure to rubber latex. But we are still a few years away from this being used and tested on tyres that are to be utilised by the public. The tyre companies are investing millions of dollars in research and development, as they see the dandelion as a great benefit in the future.
Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of

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Russian varieties of dandelions will be grown in vast quantities.

We also sell Continental Car Tyres online from our website www.pellontyres.co.uk .

Eric Roberts

Source: www.autocarpro.in

Continental Sport Contact 6 – Track Tested to show off its handling and performance

Continental Sport Contact 6

Continental Sport Contact 6-WE head out to the Blister Berg Circuit to test out the Continental Tire’s new ultra high-performance tyre, the SportContact 6.

Continental Sport Contact 6

Continental Sport Contact 6

Designed for sports and high-performance vehicles. Black Chili for maximum grip in all directions enables supreme driving experience.

To enhance the power and performance of the new Continental Sport Contact 6, the guys in the laboratory at Continental have made further developments with the “Black Chili” tread compound. In the new Continental Sport Contact 6, there are two main things, which ensure maximum road holding when the tyre is pushed to its limits.

The Continental Sport Contact 6 tyres rubber compound is so designed as to bind with the surface of the road. At the same time, the tyres footprint generates chemical reactions, between the tyre compound bonds with the road surface, which ensures high adhesion, acting like small suction pads due to the behaviour of individual atoms at nanoscopic level.

All this technology gives the Sport Contact 6 fantastic grip on the road-surface. This give grip during cornering, braking and also fast acceleration, both on dry and wet roads. The tyres top speed has been established at 220 MPH, meaning that the new tyre has to cope with massive structural pressures and forces, due to forces such as centrifugal force.

This of course is established by strong construction materials and manufacturing. These materials are created with new materials such as “Aralon 350”, which is specially developed for the Continental Sport Contact 6.

Using the “Aralon 350” material which as I say was especially for the  Sport Contact 6, Continental utilises a synthetic fibre developed by two yarns made from strong aramid and closely interwoven with a yarn of flexible nylon. The yarn is then impregnated with rubber into belt strips. This fibre is placed under the tread as a joint-less cap ply. This structure is extremely strong and acts like an additional steel belt and offers controlled, behaviour even at maximum speeds.

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Continental Winter Tyres-Braking on Snow a great video

 

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Continental winter tyres one of the best

As winter approaches, then winter tyre advice starts to come along thick and fast?

And so it should?

The past few years have seen a great increase in the number of safety conscious drivers fitting winter tyres onto their vehicles. The most popular time is the November period.

October is the time when tyre writers start to put together their articles about the safety aspects of winter tyres and other related

Continental winter tyres
Scenes like this from two year ago can remind us just how bad it gets.This was in Sowerby north of Halifax UK

products.

This particular video is  indeed produced by Continental tyres. Continental winter tyres are one of the best on the market and often come top in the international motoring magazine tyre tests.

I am fortunate that we are the Continental winter tyres dealer in the Halifax area of Yorkshire here in the UK.

One of the good things about Continental winter tyres, is the fact that they have a vast range of winter tyre products, including winter tyres to fit the huge range of tyres that are fitted to SUV vehicles. These  Continental winter tyres are becoming more and more popular as the drivers of this type of car realise that they do need winter tyres to drive more safely in the winter weather.

Another good point about Continental Winter Tyres is the amount of testing that they carry out. The tyres are tested extensively in all the

Continental winter tyres
New Continental winter TS850

types of winter conditions that are possible. When they are satisfied about the quality of the product then they submit them for testing against their competitors tyres.

This can be seen with the new ContiWinter Contact TS 850 tyre. This tyre came out tops in recent winter tyre tests in Germany.

Eric Roberts

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Sportcontact 6-Continental tyres arrives in Middle East –

Sportcontact 6

Continental have just launched the new Sportcontact 6 sports tyres across the Middle East, which has been designed for high-end cars. It replaces the

This tyre should perform very well on the supercars of the oil sheikhs in the Middle East, with their superfast cars.

This new tyre from the great German tyre maker, Continental tyres, was specially designed to fit the top of the range supercars. Continental have come up trumps once again with a new technology that will allow the Sportcontact 6 tyres to reach a staggering 220 mph.

These speeds are just a dream to the everyday motorists, but 220 mph on the Sportcontact 6 is achievable on either private tracks or on some parts of the German motorway system. This new tyre has been developed to take extreme speed and the pressures that are put on tyres at such high speeds.

Super cars that can reach such speeds include the Ferrari F40 and the Porsche 959. These cars can easily reach speeds of over 200 mph and the German engineers had to come up with a tyre that would be safe when fitted to such supercars.

These cars are also coming onto the market with larger tyre and wheel sizes and so the sportscontact 6 will be coming out in tyre sizes from 19 to 23 inch. The new technology built into these sportscontact tyres is a cap ply made of a material known as Aralon 350 a strong material that has been developed from the aerospace industry; this gives the new tyre stability at very high speeds.

One of the secret ingredients to help Continental achieve a greener footprint is the use of Black Chilli in the tyre compound. This helps to give this high performance tyre a better grip offering a better driving experience at high speed.

The new sportscontact 6 will be available with a speed index of (ZR)Y with aspect ratios of 25 to 40, probably making them a tyre fitters nightmare?

The Sportcontact 6 has has been developed with the help of Honda during extensive test drives at the famous Nuburgring race track. The new tyres helped to break the lap record for a front wheel drive hatchback.

More reading…http://blog.conti-online.co.uk/new-continental-sportcontact-6/#sthash.ve9r65Ou.dpuf  

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Continental tyre test winners -2015 EVO Magazine Performance Tyre Test – Tyrereviews

Continental tyre test winners

The best tyre test from the UK press is finally here the EVO 2015 tyre test.

 

Continental tyre test winners again-Evo 2015 tyre tests

The Evo tyre test is what we all wait for and 2015 is no exception. This type of tyre testing only came out in relatively modern times, when independent examiners were allowed to compare different products and services against similar products from similar manufacturers. It is now a very common practise for comparisons to be published and there has even been a complete industry set up this with comparison web sites springing up all over the place.

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Continental tyres tyre yest winners again

Comparison tyre testing has also become popular in Europe’s motoring magazines. The one that most tyre guys go for is the Evo motoring magazine. Evo test all the aspects of tyre performance in both dry and wet weather conditions. Evo also use more unique tyre sizes, in the 2015 test the tyre size used was the 225/40R18, and they were tested on the VW Golf G Ti.

Evo use a test score system that emphasises the comfort levels of the tyres, in other words which tyre feel better when we are actually driving our own cars. In fact 40% of the score is dedicated to this result, “how good does the tyre feel”. This is very important and a should be a big consideration when you are buying your replacement tyres.

The tyre testing itself was carried out in Italy, at the Vizzola testing facility that belongs to the Pirelli tyre company. As I have said earlier the tyres were tested in both wet and dry conditions, using 225/40R18 tyres from ten different tyre companies.

Testing at Pirelli’s Vizzola facility near Milan, Italy, EVO subjected ten of the best 225/40 R18 tyres available today to the usual mix of dry, wet and comfort tests.

Continental Tyres tyre test winners came as no real surprise, but this time they were almost taken over by the up and coming tyre company Yokohama, with their Advan V105S tyres. Third place went to Pirelli tyres with their modified P-Zero.

I am very pleased with the Yokohama tyre result and although Continental  tyre test winners came in at number one they should now keep an eye open for the up and coming mid-range tyre companies who are also making their names as the motorsport tyre suppliers, giving them data for improving their tyre products.

We supply both Continental and Yokohama in our tyre shop in Halifax Yorkshire UK, and congratulate them on their excellent achievements.

Eric Roberts

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Continental Tyres Cup tickets-Win! St George’s Park experience and FA WSL | FourFourTwo

Continental Tyres Cup tickets

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Ever fancied going to St George’s Park, the FA’s National Football Centre? What about the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup?

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Another great competition for  Continental tyres cup tickets to visit the England Ladies training camp.

For a chance to win click the following link…http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2173564/FFTO-Win-a-St-George-s-Park-experience-plus-FA-WSL-tickets

Continental tyres. Thus, are now big backers of the women’s football scene. Consequently,  they are in their third season of sponsorship. Thus, of The FA WSL . Of course, have in recent times made a  four year agreement from 2014-2018. This is to partner the women’s game. Which also reaches out to prestigious   England Women’s Team. Hence, they also support the  FA Women’s Cup. naturally, as well as the newly extended  FA WSL and The FA WSL Continental Cup.  In addition, Continental will continue to support The FA Girls Football Festivals; a national programme to increase participation at grassroots level.

Here in the Yorkshire area Continental tyres have supported the female game at a lower level including supplying new balls and training equipment. Mrs Debbie Bastow of Pellon Tyres in Halifax,Yorkshire recently received some great football equipment from Continental tyres for the team that she runs, Tingley ladies Football team.

Continental tyre cup tickets to see one of the England women’s games will be on offer by entering through the link above .

I have already watched some of the games. As expected, i am impressed at the high level of standards in the female game.

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Continental supporting local female football.

Continental will also form a small group of sponsors. Thus, who will enjoy access to all levels of the game from high profile awareness via perimeter boards and elite players, through to exclusive activity at grass roots level in the local communities, such as there backing at pellon Tyres for the Tingley ladies team. Will run along side the Continental tyres latest Hotel stay deal that is on from June to the end of September 2015.

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Continental Tyres Hotel promotion is now available at Pellon Tyres in Halifax, Yorkshire UK.

Continental Tyres Hotel promotion

continental tyres hotel promotionContinental Tyres are kicking off year and are extending their new tyre/hotel stay promotion.

The giant German tyre company.Hence, are better known for their football related offers. Such as the recent world cup ticket offer, but they are now reverting to their old style.

The latest offer will be a free hotel stay for two. THerefore, for consumers who buy two or more of their car tyres. As a Continental tyre retailer. Continentals Tyres Hotel promotion offer will be available at the Pellonautocentre tyre finder. Thus and looking for your size of tyre under Continental here in Halifax Yorkshire, UK.
The competition will be running from April to the end of May. As a result, hopes that their tyres will make the journey as pleasant as their stay in a hotel. The Continental Tyres Hotel promotion. Will be covered by radio promotions.Accordingly, social media and other things such as Goggle add words.

Here in Halifax we will be advertising the Continental Tyres Hotel promotion, on Phoenix Radio. This is the radio station local to the area of Calderdale.

Continental Tyres Hotel promotion

There will be two ways that you can choose which hotel.Hence, that you would like to stay in. The first way is to go online. Of course, to the Continental Tyres Hotel promotion road trip finder.Then choose to stay at one of their recommended hotels, I suspect that they have done a deal with one of the large hotel groups. Perhaps, such as Premier Inns, but I am only guessing?
Or the second way. Will be just to choose from a selection of one of the 200 hotels on the website. In my opinion this will be a good deal for the customer.Thus, and for Continental tyres, as the summer can be a slow time for tyre sales.
When you buy your tyres and select your hotel, you may want to go for a jog in the new Continental/Adidas running shoes.
The two companies have teamed up using the Continental M traction compound rubber, which will give the runner excellent grip on both wet and dry roads even in snow and ice a spokesman says…
“The Adidas innovation team faces exactly the same challenges when it comes to developing the perfect out-sole for trail and outdoor sports shoes.

So the obvious answer was to exploit the expertise and competence of both companies. The outcome of this technology and marketing cooperation will be available in the shops soon: superb trail running shoes with an innovative sole that sets new standards”.

Continental Tyres Hotel promotion

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Why Buy Continental Tyres – Braking Excellence a demonstration showing Continental excellence

Why Buy Continental Tyres

Why Buy Continental Tyres

Subsequently, this is a video about your car’s safety. Especially in wet weather conditions. Therefore with winter approaching, it is well worth considering which tyres to fit.

Many motorists, prefer to keep their summer tyres on the car in winter. Hence, it could be something to do with their particular finances. Whatever the reason, it is a wise move to check out your tyres before the inclement weather arrives.

Some of our customers are on a low budget. Therefore they will buy a budget brand of tyre. Here at pellon Tyres we recommend the use of Jinyu tyres. Jinyu are of excellent quality and can be bought at a reasonable price.

Other customers, prefer to fit the same tyres as the car came on. For example, if Michelin tyres were fitted, then they would replace the worn out tyres with Michelins again.

Other customers, will ask for our opinion as to which tyres to fit.Accordingly, I happen to like Continental tyres. Of course, we actually stock these tyres in the popular sizes. One of the reason is that we trust the Continental products, after many years of my experience in the tyre business.

Why Buy Continental Tyres

Tyre videos like this show you why I have this confidence in Continental tyres.

These videos that are put out by Continental show the public exactly what the tyres are capable of achieving. This particular video is about testing the tyres for wet braking.

Continental is the premium tyre brand that delivers responsive braking in all weather conditions.Learn about our products at http://www.continental-tyres.co.uk/www/tyres_uk_en/themes/car-tyres/Subscribe to the Continental Tyres UK YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/ContinentalTyresTV

Continentals Dandelion tyres? A major breakthrough for a greener planet

Continentals Dandelion tyres

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Russian varieties of dandelions will be grown in vast quantities.

Continentals dandelion tyres

There is no doubt that in the past forty years, since I have been a tyre retailer, the discovery about the humble dandelion, helping to make tyres, has to be up there in the top ten of tyre related discoveries.
What many car owners do not know is the huge amount of raw materials that go into making the humble tyre. Indeed car tyres use a large amount crude oil in the tyres manufacture.

The oil is used mainly for making carbon black, resins and anti-aging chemicals. Also synthetic rubber, which all require crude oil in the manufacturing process.
Tyres also consume large amounts of natural rubber. In fact the average car tyre uses between 10 and 30% of natural rubber in its make-up. The larger truck tyres obviously use much more. Rubber plantations grow in the sub-tropical regions of the world. They grow in such countries as  Brazil and Malaysia.

Continentals Dandelion tyres

It is elastic and durable as well as been resistant to abrasion. It is an ideal material for the rubber production that goes in the manufacture of tyres.
Enter the good old dandelion
Due to the fact that we are slowly running out of sustainable materials.Researchers have been looking for alternatives. Continental has been working with the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany, to find alternatives to the dwindling rubber plantations.

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Dandelion tyre now on test

Continental scientists, were looking for something that had a similar molecular structure to the latex that is produced by the rubber trees. It was noticed that the dandelion plant gave off a similar white milky liquid, when the stem or a leaf was broken. The gardeners amongst us will know this only too well.

Continentals Dandelion tyres

The dandelion also has a very similar crop yield to the rubber trees, producing 1 to 2 tons per hectare.

This type of innovation by the Continental tyre company is going a long way to reducing our dependency on fossil fuels and in my opinion is a great step forward.
Russian dandelion
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