FORT MILL, S.C. – March 22, 2021. Boss Truck Shops offer tires, quick lube oil changes, preventative maintenance, brake, electrical, drive train, air conditioning and other repairs, as well as roadside service, at 47 locations in 23 states. Continental tires are now available at all locations. The service centers, many of which are co-located at Pilot/Flying J Travel Centers, provide primarily long haul and fuel-efficient tires from Continental. Boss Truck Shops will also join Continental’s TrukFix roadside assistance network, providing 24/7 service.
“Continental is celebrating its 150 year anniversary this year. Partnering with long-standing industry players such Boss Truck Shops, who have more than 70 years of service to the trucking industry, makes perfect sense,” said Tom Fanning, Continental’s head of U.S. market for truck tires. “We are proud to partner with Boss Truck Shops to provide the Continental tires and roadside assistance that our fleets need over the road.”
Continental, one of the largest tire and automotive technology suppliers in the world, has a wide portfolio of tires suited to over-the-road needs. Tire lines available at Boss Truck Shops include fuel-efficient options in 295/75 R 22.5 size, such as Conti EcoPlus HS3+ steer tire (LRG and H), HDL2 drive tire, and Conti EcoPlus HT3 trailer tire. The super single 445/50 R 22.5 size HDL2 Eco Plus drive tire and HTL1 trailer tire are also available, as well as specialty sizes such as 255/70 R 22.5 size Conti EcoPlus HT3 and 245/70 R 17.5 size HTL2 Eco Plus trailer tires.
Continental develops pioneering technologies to make commercial fleets safer, more efficient, and more connected. With innovative tire technology and digital fleet solutions, Continental optimizes tire lifecycle management to deliver the Lowest Overall Driving Cost to fleets and become the preferred partner to our independent tire dealers. Continental is currently one of the five largest brands in medium/heavy truck tires in the U.S. by market share.
Boss Truck Shops provide experienced truck and tire repair services at the highest standards in the industry with truck and maintenance services, as well as a large variety of new and retread tire brands. Boss Shop customers can also earn and redeem Pilot Points. Their truck shops service large nation-wide fleets as well as regional and local fleets.
About Boss Truck Shop, Inc.
Boss Truck Shop, Inc., headquartered in Grand Island, Nebraska, began as one of the state’s first truck stops in 1948, serving the growing trucking and transportation industry. From those beginnings, Boss Truck Shop has grown to 47 locations in 23 states across the country, continuing the tradition started more than 70 years ago of servicing the over-the-road trucking industry’s repair, tire and roadside assistance needs for fleets and owner/operators alike. Family owned and operated for four generations, Boss Truck Shop continues to grow as an industry leader. Learn more at www.bosstruckshops.com, and follow us on Facebook.
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2019, Continental generated sales of €44.5 billion and currently employs more than 233,000 people in 59 countries and markets.
Continental Tires has 24 production and development locations worldwide. Continental is one of the leading tire manufacturers with more than 56,000 employees and posted sales of €11.7 billion in 2019 in this business area. Continental ranks among the technology leaders in tire production and offers a broad product range for passenger cars, commercial and special vehicles, as well as two-wheelers. Through continuous investment in research & development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the Tires business area includes services for the tire trade and fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires.
Continental develops pioneering technologies to make commercial transport safer, more efficient and more connected. The company’s products and services deliver measurable impact for commercial vehicle manufacturers and the aftermarket. They benefit from a broad portfolio and from fully integrated systems. The portfolio includes tires, digital tire monitoring, fleet management, telematic solutions, Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) and tachographs, hoses, air springs, Electronic Control Units (ECU), displays, drivetrain and exhaust aftertreatment systems, sensors, advanced driving assistance systems, as well as eHorizon maps and events and cloud-based services. In 2017, the share of Continental’s global sales for commercial vehicle products and systems was around €4.7 billion.