Continental Automotive Trading UK Ltd

Continental is the leading automotive supplier and tyre manufacturer for global aftermarket solutions and services. Founded in 1871, Continental offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transport.

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The Continental Aftermarket range of services and product portfolio:

Battery program: start-stop batteries with modern EFB and AGM technology, and starter batteries with reliable lead-acid technology

Brake systems: high-grade brake components in OE quality – wear parts, hydraulic parts, brake fluids and electronic components from our ATE brand

Spare parts and repair parts: perfectly fitting solutions in OEM quality – tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), windshield and headlight cleaning systems, sensors, fuel systems, control elements and motors, blower and fan systems from our VDO brand

Tyres: perfect control with summer tyres, winter tyres and all-weather tyres for cars, SUVs and vans – the right tyre for every use

Belt drive and engine components: The OE quality of our belt drive components is the first choice for professionals worldwide. Engine components with the quality promise of Continental.

Mobility solutions: innovative solutions for networked vehicles – for example in the field of remote diagnostics using the Remote Vehicle Data (RVD) platform, giving standardised access to vehicle data for a range of marques and models

Workshop equipment: test equipment, MOT bays, lifts and tools for brake servicing, plus efficient control with market leading emissions testing to repair and service vehicles through our Crypton brand
Small production runs for special-purpose vehicles production runs for special-purpose vehicles: specific solutions for different requirements – from ABS units to instrumentation

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Testing Equipment Audits Vital Ahead of Expected MOT Boom

Garage and workshop owners must audit their existing emissions testing equipment ahead of an anticipated rush of post-COVID MOT checks from September onwards, urges an industry expert....

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Training & Education
Training Article

Continental Adds Value For Motor Technicians With Electric Vehicle Training

Continental Automotive is an approved IMI (Institute of Motor Industry) Centre and can deliver a full electric and hybrid electric vehicle training programme from its Birmingham headquarters....

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Parts & Components
Products Article

ADAC Brake Test: ATE Ceramic Takes First Place

Schwalbach, Germany, July 2021. In a prestigious brake test conducted by Germany’s largest automobile club, ADAC, ATE Ceramic brake pads have taken first place in a comparison with five other…...

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Continental: Watch and Work – Replacing a Timing Belt Audi A3 1.6l

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to…...

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Watch and Work – Renault Clio 1.6l

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to…...

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Watch and Work – Ford Focus 1.6l TDCI

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to…...

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Tyres & TPMS
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3 is Better Than 1! TPMS Service Devices From Continental Now With 3-Year Update License

This offer will run until the end of 2021: Workshops can now maintain the latest vehicles, thanks to Continental’s offer of a 3-year update license for newly purchased TPMS service…...

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Watch and Work – Ford Fiesta 1.4l

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to…...

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Watch and Work – Citroen Saxo 1.4l VTS

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to…...

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Watch and Work – VW Polo 1.2l

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to…...

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Connected Equipment FAQs Part 2

Crypton answers the most common questions on connected equipment....

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Connected Equipment FAQs Part 1

Crypton answers the most common questions on connected equipment....

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Equipment & Tools
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Crypton: Dual Revenue Car Lifts for Garages Part 2

Crypton can now offer dual revenue lifts for workshops wishing to expand into car wheel alignment work on their auto lifts, while still carrying out MOT tests. Part 2...

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Technical
Advice & Insights Article

VDO: OE Aftermarket Parts – why should you choose genuine OE Part 2

Why choose OE aftermarket parts? Part 2...

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Equipment & Tools
Products Article

Crypton: Low Ceiling Garage Solutions Part 2

Garages with low ceilings can present premises owners with numerous challenges. Part 2...

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Legislation
Advice & Insights Article

Connected Exhaust Emissions Tester

From 1st May 2021, any MOT centre that tests classes 4, 5 and 7 vehicles must have a connected emissions tester installed if they are opening a new MOT centre,…...

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Parts & Components
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Continental: Watch and Work – Changing Timing Belts

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to…...

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Continental: Watch and Work – Belt in Oil

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to…...

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Parts & Components
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Continental: Know How – V-Ribbed Belts

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to…...

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Equipment & Tools
Products Article

Crypton’s New Roller Brake Testers

Crypton has launched a new automated test lane (ATL) roller brake tester, a car brake tester designed for efficient vehicle testing at MOT centres and garages....

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Parts & Components
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Continental: Watch & Work – Waterpump & Belt Timing Kit Unboxing

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to…...

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Technical
Advice & Insights Article

5 Reasons It Is Important To Keep Your Garage Equipment Regularly Maintained.

Garages and vehicle testing stations have a duty to follow best practice and comply with industry standards. It’s also vital that they ensure optimum functionality of all garage equipment. Here,…...

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Legislation
Advice & Insights Article

Crypton Launches VCI for Quick & Reliable Emissions Data & Workshop Owners to keep up with strict Legislation

Garage equipment specialist Crypton has launched a new Vehicle Communication Interface (VCI) for its emissions analyser, allowing workshops and MOT centres to deliver more efficient, accurate and reliable emissions test…...

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Tyres & TPMS
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TPMS Pro Tool Demo by VDO

Watch the all-in-one TPMS Pro service tool with OBD carry out all tyre pressure monitoring system needs with 100% vehicle coverage thanks to regular software updates....

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Diagnostics & Services
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Diesel Particulate Filter DPF Fault Demo – Autodiagnos Check Tool

Watch how easy it is to service a particle filter generation (DPF) fault using the Plug & Play VDO Autodiagnos Check service tool....

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Diagnostics & Services
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Engine Fault Identifcation – Autodiagnos Check Demo

Watch how easy it is to read engine faults, view live data and clear fault codes with the Plug & Play VDO Autodiagnos Check tool....

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Diagnostics & Services
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Steering Angle Calibration Demo – VDO Autodiagnos Check

Watch how simple it is to carry out steering angle sensor calibration using the Plug & Play VDO Autodiagnos Check tool....

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Diagnostics & Services
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Service Reset Demo – Autodiagnos Check Tool

Watch how easy it is to do a service reset with the Plug & Play VDO Autodiagnos Check tool from the leading international supplier of automotive electronics & mechatronics....

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Diagnostics & Services
Promotions Article

Service Check Tool Lifetime Warranty

Enjoy lifetime warranty when software subscription is withheld for the VDO Autodiagnos Check Service tool. Connect, Start, Go! The Autodiagnos Check tool is a solution that simplifies everyday service activities…...

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Industry
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Future of mobility – Innovative car design by Continental Automotive

Ever wondered about the perfect car? Continental shows you the future of mobility!...

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Tyres & TPMS
Products Article

VDO: TPMS creates huge profit opportunities for MOT centes

A Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is currently an exciting topic in the automotive aftermarket. As more vehicles are fitted with a TPMS, the demand to maintain and repair a…...

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Diagnostics & Services
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VDO: As easy as it gets – The New Autodiagnos Check Service Tool

Ideal for everyday use in any workshop – the unit covers all the essential service applications of all major manufacturers....

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Technical
Advice & Insights Article

VDO: OE Aftermarket Parts – why should you choose genuine OE Part 1

Why choose OE aftermarket parts?...

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Equipment & Tools
Products Article

Crypton: Will your Emissions Tester Survive?

Old emissions testers are more likely to breakdown between December and March than at any other time....

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Equipment & Tools
Products Article

Crypton: Future Connected Garage Equipment

The global focus on improving air pollution has led to significant changes in emissions monitoring and control....

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Equipment & Tools
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Crypton: Connected Exhaust Emissions Tester

Crypton’s MOT emissions tester has received Connected Equipment approval from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)....

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Equipment & Tools
Products Article

Crypton: Dual Revenue Car Lifts for Garages

Crypton can now offer dual revenue lifts for workshops wishing to expand into car wheel alignment work on their auto lifts, while still carrying out MOT tests....

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Equipment & Tools
Products Article

Crypton: Low Ceiling Garage Solutions

Garages with low ceilings can present premises owners with numerous challenges....

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Technical
Advice & Insights Article

Crypton: Connected Equipment Top 5 Tips

Since 1 October 2019, MOT tests and the motor industry have been adapting to today’s more connected world....

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