Continental has earned its 7th and 8th "best buy" recommendation from the consumer advice website Which? In the April Which? Tyre ranking report the continental premium contact 2 received the highest overall performance score in the two tyre sizes featured.
It seems investor interest has returned to the automotive industry, whose valuations have been laid low by the global crisis, with Italian tyremaker Pirelli & C (PECI.MI) shares rising 8 percent. With 35 million, more than the daily average for the past month, shares having changed hands.
The European Parliament's industry committee has voted in favour of new tyre labelling regulations which will mean Tyre and vehicle retailers will have to provide customers with detailed information on the energy efficiency, safety and noise performance of tyres.