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Learn all you need to know about tyres – and more besides – with this comprehensive tyre lexicon from Continental.

All about tyres

Everything you ever wanted to know about tyres

Do you have a specific question about the tyres on your car? Or perhaps you’re looking to brush up on your general knowledge? Either way, you’ve come to the right place. 

This is the Continental tyre knowledge portal where we share with you our advice and recommendations for buying tyres, tyre care and maintenance, tyre changing and fitting, and much more. 

Driving is as much a responsibility as it is a pleasurable activity; we believe that by clearly outlining the best practices and most important points concerning your tyres, you will be empowered to drive smarter and drive safer. Are you as curious and as fascinated by tyres as we are? Then let us be the first to offer you a warm welcome. Pull up a chair. Take a seat. Here’s the place where you’ll learn the essential facts about tyres and tyre technology.

Tyre essentials

Tyre basics

Learn the essential facts about tyres and tyre technology.

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Buying tyres

Buying tyres

What to know before buying new tyres.

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Tyre care and maintenance

Tyre care and maintenance

How to take good care of your tyres.

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Tyre replacement and fitting

Fitting new tyres to your car

At some stage in the life of your vehicle, a tyre replacement will be necessary.

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Tyre damages

Tyre damages and age

What to know about tyre damage and age.

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Hazardous driving situations

Hazardous driving situations and how to handle them

How to handle aquaplaning and other difficult driving situations.

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