27 Jun '14, 11am

Delta Picks: Continental introduce tire optimized for hybrids [VIDEO]: Continental has taken the Conti.eContac...

Delta Picks: Continental introduce tire optimized for hybrids [VIDEO]: Continental has taken the Conti.eContac...

Continental has taken the Conti.eContact that was originally launched in 2011 with electric vehicles in mind and refined it to meet the needs of hybrid models. Thanks to the introduction of numerous new technologies and processes, this new and extensively hand-crafted summer tire is the first from Continental to obtain the top A rating on the EU Tire Label for both wet grip and rolling resistance, while making no significant compromises in terms of the many other performance parameters. With immediate effect Continental is offering the Conti.eContact in six sizes for 17 and 18-inch rims, specially designed for models such as the Opel Ampera, BMW 5 ActiveHybrid, Lexus LS 600h and Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid, as well as other cars and SUVs with hybrid drive. Given that this is a new vehicle segment that also involves highly complex production processes, Continental is kicking o...

Full article: http://www.electric-vehiclenews.com/2014/06/continental-i...

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Continental refines Conti.eContact tire for hybrids 22 June 2014 Continental has refined the Conti.eContact tire, original...