Continental AG, the German tire and automotive components giant and one of world's top 500 enterprises, formally started construction of self-repairing tire and silent tire production line project in Hefei. The project is expected to start production in 2020 , with annual capacity of up to 3 million.
It is learned that the production base is Continental's third base of the self-repairing tires and silent tire production line. The first two production bases of self-repairing tire and silent tire production lines are located in Portugal and Czech Republic respectively. The products of these two types of tires in China are mainly imported from overseas countries.
Since its launch in Hefei in 2009, Continental has been developing rapidly. Now it has completed three phases of expansion, with a total investment of 570 million euros and an annual production capacity of more than 14 million tires.