Continental Tire

Continental Tire is a division of the Continental Corporation, and offers a complete premium line of ultra-high performance, passenger and light truck tires that instill confidence and a passion for driving. Continental tires are fitted as original equipment on many of the world's finest automobiles. Continental Tire the Americas, which operates throughout North and South America, is based in Fort Mill, SC, just outside of Charlotte, NC. Globally, Continental Tire is the 4th largest tire company worldwide. Continental Tire represents the best-selling tire brand in Germany and the ranks second overall throughout Europe. Founded in 1871 with worldwide headquarters in Hanover, Germany, Continental employs approximately 134,500 in 46 countries. In addition to tires, Continental Corporation is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide through its Automotive Group. Continental Automotive Group, which includes the Chassis & Safety, Powertrain and Interior divisions, develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future, in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility and cost-efficiency.

Sponsored Projects:

Hosford Middle School

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
6-8
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
3.00 - kilowatts

MLS WORKS, the sustainability arm of Major League Soccer, became a Solar 4R Schools program partner in 2013. In partnership with its sponsor Continental Tire, MLS WORKS collaborated with the Solar 4R Schools team identify and provide a Renewable School project to Hosford Middle School.

As a Renewable School, Hosford Middle School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 3-kilowatt photovoltaic system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.... Read full project narrative >>

KIPP LA - College Prepartory School

Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Grade Level:
5-8
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.20 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, KIPP LA College Preparatory School in Los Angeles, California is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

The project at KIPP LA represents the commitment of Major League Soccer (MLS WORKS) and Continental Tire to give back to the east Los Angeles community and the environment. In 2011, these funding partners came together with Solar 4R Schools to provide a... Read full project narrative >>