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Safety is at the heart of Continental

Aside from developing award-winning car tyres, Continental is an automotive business – supplying components to many of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers. 

Continental’s global mission is to achieve ‘Vision Zero’ - a world with zero accidents, injuries or fatalities on the road. It’s an ambitious goal the business has set itself. And for good reasons. Only Continental knows the entire braking process in every detail – from pedal to tyre. Apart from its innovative tyre products, the Continental Automotive Group has already developed game-changing safety technologies that can be found in most of today's modern cars: ABS, ESC and EBA, to name just a few. And this is only the beginning. With the on-going rise and evolution of the intelligent car, there’s more potential than ever to reach Vision Zero.

The vision aims to address all those active on our roads, from drivers and passengers, to fleet operators, to safety bodies and cyclists. And through working with Global NCAP and other partners, Continental are already working to increase awareness of how vehicle technologies can help to increase safety for all road users.  But it all starts with investing in safe car tyres, the only contact your vehicle has with the road.

Jet Wheel Tyre supply Continental tyres online and throughout our branches. 

Continental Tyres deliver superb braking, handling and safety through technical excellence, innovation and design. Enhanced by German engineering, Continental Tyres are a great choice for most vehicles - there’s a wide range of tyres available to fit small city cars, through to high-performance sports vehicles, people carriers, SUVs and even vans.

We highly recommend Continental Tyres - talk to any of our fitting staff who will be happy to advise on the right choice for your vehicle.

Developed in Germany, tested by experts and approved by vehicle manufacturers, Continental are a safe choice for your vehicle. Here’s the reasons why:

  • Continental tyres come fitted to one in three new cars built in Europe. The tyres go through years of development with the vehicle manufacturer and thousands of miles of testing – so if the car makers trust them you can too.
  • Continental deliver award-winning tyres that meet more demands than the EU tyre label. While the label tells you the legal minimum, there’s a lot more to tyres that matter - they're tested and proven by independent experts
  • Continental Tyres are developed in their world-leading braking test facility. It’s the first of its kind, and means you can rely on the tyres to be tested to make sure you’ll be safe - so you can have confidence they'll perform

We know that tyres need to deliver safety in all weather conditions.  Continental produce a range of tyres that you can count on no matter the weather.

Continental Tyres: Wet weather performance

While we’d love to live in a climate that’s hot all year round it’s simply not the case in the UK.  Continental Tyres are developed to work most effectively in the wet conditions we’re used to.  The tyres are tested above and beyond to make sure that when it’s wet you can still rely on the tyre to stop, and fast!

Continental winter tyres: The facts

When it comes to winter, the experts at Continental have developed an award-winning range of winter tyres that perform during the colder months, when a standard tyre loses performance due to the cold temperatures outside.

It doesn't have to snow for a winter tyre to perform.  As long as the temperature is below 7 Celsius a winter tyre will deliver shorter braking distances than a standard (summer) tyre.

See how winter tyres compare to summer tyres in testing run by Mercedes-Benz World below.

Talk to one of our team to understand if winter tyres are the right solution for you.

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