Continental was named Tyre Manufacturer of the Year 2012 by the NTDA (National Tyre Distributors Association) at the Tyre and Fast Fit (TAFF) Awards.
Continental is one of the leading manufacturers of passenger and light truck tyres in Europe, number 1 in original equipment and winter tyres, and the world’s fourth largest passenger tyre manufacturer. Its Commercial Vehicle tyre business is one of the largest manufacturers of truck, bus and industrial tyres worldwide. The product development focus of the Continental brand is to optimize all safety-relevant characteristics, while simultaneously minimising rolling resistance.
Managing director for Continental, David Smith, commented on the win; “We are delighted that our work and efforts have been recognised at the highest level, by the industry itself. I am particularly proud of my team who work hard to drive standards forward and make us the leading brand in the industry.”