Economy and safety for day-to-day use
The new Vanco Eco for light commercial vehicles and vans.
Continental has added a new tire with savings potential to its range that has been specially developed for vans like the Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit and Volkswagen T5. The new Vanco Eco has around 30 percent less rolling resistance, which can save a calculated four percent in fuel and emissions. At the same time, the engineers have managed to keep the braking distance on dry and wet roads short and to make the tire perform like a car tire.
The great savings potential has been made possible by two design measures that together help reduce rolling resistance considerably. The new transporter tire has been given a silica tread compound like the ones already used for car tires. In addition, the tread design for the transporter tire has been changed so that deformation, which all tires are subjected to when the tread elements run into...