Continental Timisoara, part of German Continental group, one of the top automotive suppliers worldwide, today is celebrating the production of the 200 million tire in Timisoara, a press release informs.
”We have evolved a lot in these 17 manufacturing years. We started out as a greenfield factory, we produced the first tire in October 2000, and now we are one of Continental’s largest tire factories,” general manager Sorin Samonid says. ”Our objective is to constantly increase the production of premium and Ultra High Performance tires, which are more complex and require a very high level of expertise “, Samonid added.
The tires produced at the factory in Timisoara contribute to the company’s Vision Zero strategy.
The range of tires manufactured in Timisoara varies between 13 and 20 inches, with speed symbols up to Y-300 km / h. The plant is manufacturing UHP tires, electric vehicle tires as well as VAN tires.