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    • Conti revises 2018 earnings forecast downward

      HANNOVER, Germany Citing exchange rate and inventory valuation effects, Continental A.G. has revised downward its projected 2018 adjusted pre-tax operating result for the firm's Rubber Group by roughly $125 million.

    • NR demand, production grow amid low prices

      KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — While natural rubber prices experienced a weak first quarter, global NR demand during the three-month period grew 7.6 percent to 3.36 million metric tons, according to the latest figures published by the ANRPC.

    • Conti developing 'holistic' aquaplaning warning system

      FRANKFURT, Germany Continental A.G. engineers are developing a "holistic" aquaplaning alert system that uses signals from "surround-view" cameras and tire-mounted electronic sensors to warn the vehicle's driver and engage active stabilization...

    • Continental looks to future at Gold Dealer meeting

      PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — In a land that celebrates its past and present, Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. laid out its future before a record 356 tire dealers and distributors during the firm's annual Gold Dealer program trip.

    • Hankook Technodome receives ISO accreditation

      DAEJEON, South Korea — Hankook Technodome, Hankook Tire's $260 million research and technology center in Deajeon, has received ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation.

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