About Continental AG
Continental AG, internally often called Conti for short, is a worldwide leading German auto and truck parts manufacturing company specialized in tires, brake systems, vehicle stability control systems, engine injection systems, tachographs and other parts for the automotive and transport industries. Continental is based in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany. Continental is the world’s 4th largest tire manufacturer after Bridgestone, Michelin and Goodyear. Continental was founded in 1871 as a rubber manufacturer, Continental-Caoutchouc und Gutta-Percha Compagnie. After acquiring Siemens VDO, Continental has become one of the top 5 automotive suppliers in the world.