General Tire was founded in 1915 and is part of Continental Tire North America, Inc. (CTNA). CTNA, based in Fort Mill, South Carolina, is a company of Germany-based Continental AG. General Tire is a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for the powertrain and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers.
The corporation contributes towards enhanced driving safety and protection of the global climate. Continental is also a competent partner in networked automobile communication. Today, General Tire employs approximately 150,000 people at nearly 200 locations in 36 countries.