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Continental to introduce Conti Hybrid tire range in UK

ABR Staff Writer Published 25 April 2014

Automotive supplier Continental will expand its tire portfolio with the launch of its newly developed tire range Conti Hybrid at the upcoming CV Show, scheduled to be held in Birmingham, UK.

Conti Hybrid

The new tire range is aimed at addressing challenges faced in regional delivery by offering long tire life and better fuel efficiency.

Size ranges of the new tire family include 17.5, 19.5, and 22.5-inch formats for the regional transport segment including the Conti Hybrid LS3 for steer axles and the Conti Hybrid LD3 for drive axles, both of which are suitable for light trucks of about of 12t.

Conti Hybrid range will also consist the new Conti Hybrid HS3 and Conti Hybrid HD3 in 19.5-inch formats for steer and drive axles vehicles of over 12t weight.

According to the company, the new tire range is capable of handling higher unladen weight of modern Euro 6 vehicles in varied load conditions.

The steering axle tire Conti Hybrid HS3 has dimension of 22.5-inch and can be used for the heavy segment.

Continental will launch the Conti Hybrid tires in the market during the second half of 2014.

Image: Conti Hybrid HS3 315/80 R 22.5 steering axle tire for heavy trucks, and the steering and driving axle tires. Photo: Courtesy of Continental AG.