Continental Tyre’s Proving Ground at Uvalde in Texas is part fun fair and part serious place of work…seems you can have your cake and eat it too. Here’s what we learned in our day testing tyres.
While some car makers are suggesting autonomous driving is still some way off, automotive systems supplier, Continental, reckons we’ll see self-driving cars by 2025.
Practical Motoring got behind the wheel of Continental’s Cruising Chauffeur self-driving tyre test vehicle at its Uvalde Proving Ground in Texas (and wasn’t allowed to touch a thing).
Following the purchase of Kmart Tyre & Auto Service by Continental last year, the business has rebranded as mycar.
Continental claims its new 30kW electric motor is capable of regenerating twice as much electricity as competitor products and is perfect for 48-volt mild-hybrid applications.
Extreme cold and extreme heat can reduce an electric vehicle’s range, so, Continental has developed its Smart Heater to help improve cold weather performance and passenger comfort.
Continental is poised to acquire Kmart Tyre and Auto Service in a deal worth $350 million to boost its tyre dealership network across Australia.
There’s more than just cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show with Continental revealing new technologies that will make tyres responsive to road conditions…