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2011-09-01 14:48:00

FORT MILL, S.C., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire is helping consumers stay on track by bringing back its wildly popular GPS promotion. Running Sept. 1 through Oct. 15, consumers who purchase four Continental-brand tires valued at $499 or more will receive a free Magellan® Roadmate® 2035 GPS system (purchase price excludes tax, fees and road hazard insurance policies). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110901/CL61728 ) "Our GPS...

2011-08-10 16:28:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced the selection of New York-based mcgarrybowen as the lead agency partner for the company's consolidated global consumer and trade advertising. mcgarrybowen will partner with New York-based Horizon Media to execute the airline's marketing communications strategy, traditional and digital creative and media investment management. After an extensive search which began in the spring, United...

2011-08-03 11:24:00

FORT MILL, S.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire introduces its most innovative SUV, crossover and light truck tire to date, the dynamic CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology. This premium all-season tire was developed to deliver improved fuel economy and treadwear, reduce harmful CO2 emissions and surpass the competition - which it does, stopping 34 feet shorter than the leading competitor in independent wet braking tests.* (Photo:...

2011-07-25 10:22:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Automotive has appointed Brad Jackson as Director of Communications for its NAFTA Region. Jackson comes to the company with more than 20 years of experience in communications, nearly 15 of which have been spent within the automotive sector. In his new position with Continental, Jackson will join the Marketing and Communications team reporting to Kathryn Blackwell, Vice President Marketing and Communications NAFTA. He will be...

2011-06-14 07:39:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, a leading international supplier of safety systems to the global automotive industry, is showcasing and demonstrating some of its newest technologies for automotive safety, crash avoidance and pedestrian protection at this week's International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles being held at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel & Convention Center in suburban Washington, D.C. The Continental exhibit includes a...

2011-05-05 07:00:00

FORT MILL, S.C., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire the Americas, LLC ("Continental") announced today that they have signed a multi-year agreement to sell Continental brand commercial tires at TravelCenters of America and Petro Stopping Center sites throughout the U.S. and Canada. "In order to support our national fleet and owner-operator customers with greater distribution of Continental truck tires on the highway, we are happy to announce our strategic partnership with the...

2011-04-28 14:16:00

Decision Paves Way For Election Of Nearly 15,000 Fleet Service, Ramp Workers WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the National Mediation Board (NMB) issued a decision finding that United and Continental are single carriers for the purpose of labor relations. For the Continental fleet service, cargo and operations workers, and the United and Continental Micronesia ramp, cargo and operations workers, this means the NMB will soon order an election. The Teamsters...

2011-03-10 09:34:00

REGENSBURG, Germany, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, the international automotive supplier, is working with a major European vehicle manufacturer to integrate its next generation fuel pump technology into 2013 model year vehicles. The new technology, which helps reduce both fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, also has been nominated for a 2010 PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence) Award by Automotive News. "This contract underlines...

2011-01-12 11:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For 17 years, the editors of Ward's AutoWorld have been testing vehicles on their daily commutes to select 10 engines that set new benchmarks in their respective vehicle segments for power, technology, observed fuel economy and noise, vibration and harshness. And every year, Continental powertrain technologies have been integral to at least one of the winners. For the 2011 model year, seven of the Ward's 10 Best engines feature...

2011-01-04 15:49:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Airlines today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) representing Continental flight attendants. The IAM is expected to hold a ratification vote in the coming weeks. "The negotiation teams were able to reach a fair agreement that is another positive step forward as we work to combine our companies," said Sam Risoli, vice...