Sustainability meets quality: new car tyre sets standards

Interview with Kristina Kumme, Product Manager for Summer Tyres, Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH

Exclusively for K-MAG

Image: Close-up of a tyre on a car; Copyright: Continental

With Continental's new UltraContact NXT series tyre, sustainability and quality go hand in hand. Copyright: Continental


Image: Kristina Kumme; Copyright: Continental

Kristina Kumme. Copyright: Continental

Image: Product image of the UltraContact NXT tyre; Copyright: Continental

In the EU tyre label, the UltraContact NXT receives an A rating in all three categories tested (rolling resistance, wet braking and rolling noise). Copyright: Continental

Image: Close-up of the UltraContact NXT tyre with the inscription "Contains Recycled Material"; Copyright: Continental

The UltraContact NXT is made from 65% recycled, renewable and ISCC PLUS mass balance certified materials. Copyright: Continental

Image: Infographic on the raw materials in the NXT rubber compound and construction; Copyright: Continental

The NXT rubber compound contains natural rubber, recycled rubber and recycled PET bottles, among others. Copyright: Continental

Elena Blume (Editorial team K-MAG)

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