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Continental Tire North America, Inc (CTNA, formerly Continental General Tire) is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina and is a subsidiary of Continental AG. Continental Tire North America, Inc has acquired General Tire in 1987.

CTNA currently has 9000 employees. There are five manufacturing facilities located in North America:

  • Bryan, OH
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Mayfield, KY
  • Mount Vernon, IL
  • San Luis Potosi, Mexico

These manufacturing plants produce a third of the Continental Corporations total passenger and freight tires. Continental is a major supplier of original equipment and replacement tire markets, selling Continental, General Euzkadi and private brands in NAFTA. Sales in North America are divided as follows:

  • Passenger, number of original equipment 25%
  • Passenger, replacement business 34%
  • 5% private label
  • Truck tires 29%
  • Farm and Earthmover tires, 5%
  • Other 2%

CTNA supplies passenger car tires to original equipment customers, which include BMW, Ford, General Motors, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Toyota and Volkswagen.

Pneumatic tires for commercial vehicles are supplied to Caterpillar, John Deere, FREIGHTLINER, Mack and Volvo