News from Notch Consulting, Inc.

May 12, 2011

Conti sells 10 millionth run-flat tire

Filed under: Run-flats — Notch @ 5:54 pm

On Friday May 6, 2011, some seven years after first launching its SSR run-flat technology, Continental produced its ten millionth run-flat tire. The milestone tire was produced at the company’s passenger tire plant in Aachen, Germany – one of three million run-flats expected to be produced this year at the factory, which can produce a total of nine million passenger car tires per year, with a focus on high-end, specialized tires including high performance and ultrahigh performance. The SSR run-flat tires produced in Aachen are supplied to numerous OEM customers, including BMW, Ford Mercedes-Benz, Mini and Volvo.

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1 Comment »

  1. Obviously since they need replacement every 10k miles! I think that is the purpose of rapide wear: to sell more very very expensive run flats.

    Comment by Lou Gari — December 21, 2011 @ 5:14 pm


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