Salt Lake City, June 21, 2016. BestDrive, LLC, a commercial tire dealer and retreader, will be hosting an open house at its newest location in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 23, 2016. The new Salt Lake City shop and service center continues the increasing expansion of the Continental tire and ContiLifeCycle retread service network throughout the United States and North America.
The shop was selected for its prime geographical location to service and retread fleets as it further defines the BestDrive growth strategy in the Western United States. Customers have been requesting ContiLifeCycle and tire services specifically in the Salt Lake City area, which is located just west of downtown and east of the airport, a prime operating spot with ease of access from the highway. BestDrive is now able to offer premium products and services to the existing customer base in Salt Lake City while simultaneously earning new business in the commercial truck tire, off the road tire and industrial tire business.
“This is a great opportunity to expand the BestDrive commitment product and service excellence,” said Glenn Carson, BestDrive Director of Retail for the Americas. “We look forward to increasing our footprint throughout the Salt Lake City market as we continue to provide outstanding service to our fleet customers,” He added. “Finding the right people is always a top priority for Bestdrive shops, and Salt Lake City was no exception. We have started with a very experienced staff in this location, and we expect this to only improve over time as we attract highly skilled people in the industry.”
In addition to the prime location and highly trained and experienced staff, the Salt Lake City shop also boasts a spacious floor plan that for the open house on Thursday, June 23 from 11am-5pm. During the open house attendees will learn about featured products and tools designed to deliver the lowest overall operating costs. There will also be open house specials such as discounts on Continental tires and retreads, as well as lunch, prizes and drawings. The Continental Touring Truck will also be on site during the open house.
Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2015, the corporation generated sales of €39.2 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tires, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs approximately 215,000 people in 55 countries.
The Tire Division currently has more than 24 production and development locations worldwide. The broad product range and continuous investments in R&D make a major contribution to cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. As one of the world's leading tire manufacturers with about 49,000 employees, the Tire Division achieved sales of €10.4 billion in 2015.
Continental Commercial Vehicle Tires is one of the largest manufacturers of truck, bus and commercial specialty tires worldwide. The business unit is continuously developing from a pure tire manufacturer to a solution provider, offering a broad range of products, services and tire related solutions.