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Quick Facts about Continental Tire the Americas

Continental is one of the world’s leading manufacturers for commercial vehicle tires. In our plants throughout the world, we produce tires for a variety of applications, characterized by different vehicles, road conditions and customer requirements as well as driver behavior.

Our product portfolio comprises truck and bus tires as well as commercial specialty tires. The business unit is developing from a mere tire manufacturer to a solution provider, also offering services and solutions such as the ContiLifeCycle™, ContiPressureCheck™ and Conti360°, which help our customers to optimize their business.

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Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (CTA, formerly Continental General Tire) is headquartered in Fort Mill, South Carolina and is a subsidiary of Continental AG. CTA acquired General Tire in 1987.

CTA has locations throughout the Americas:

  • Fort Mill, SC
  • Mount Vernon, IL
  • Sumter, SC
  • Mississauga, ON
  • San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • Camacari, Brazil
  • Quito, Ecuador
  • Guayaquil, Ecuador

These manufacturing plants produce approximately one-third of the Continental Corporation's total passenger and commercial tires. Continental is a major supplier to the original equipment and replacement tire markets, selling Continental, General, Euzkadi and private brands in NAFTA. Sales in North America include:

  • Passenger, Original Equipment
  • Passenger, Replacement Business
  • Private Brands
  • Truck Tires
  • Industrial Tires

CTA supplies passenger car tires to original equipment customers that include BMW, Ford, General Motors, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Toyota and Volkswagen.

Commercial vehicle tires are delivered to Freightliner, International, Ford, Mack and Volvo.