Continental was founded in Hanover in 1871 as the stock corporation
“Continental-Caoutchouc- und Gutta-Percha Compagnie”.
Manufacturing at the main factory in Hanover included soft rubber products, rubberised
fabrics, and solid tyres for carriages and bicycles.
Today, Continental ranks among the top 5 automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier
of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation,
infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tyres and technical elastomers,
VMSC are very happy to recommend Continental as one of our main advertisers and sponsors.