Brand Spotlight: Continental Tire

What do tires and a rampant horse have to do with each other? Continental Tire, that’s what. In 1882, eleven years after Continental was founded, the tire company adopted the “rampant horse” as their logo. And it’s an appropriate logo for a company that’s devoted to helping your car get the most powerful, exciting performance it can. When the Rubber Met the Road Continental Tire was founded in 1871 in … Continue reading

More Outsourced Auto-Industry Jobs

That’s an awful headline to see. Except when the jobs are being outsourced to the U.S. That’s right. A foreign company, South Korea’s Hankook Tire Co. Ltd., has plans to build its first manufacturing plant right here in the U.S. of A. The plan is still in its relatively early stages, so details aren’t set in stone yet. However, Hankook intends to spend approximately $1 billion to build the plant in … Continue reading