Continental Introduces New Timing Belt Kits Catalog At AAPEX 2016 for N.A. Market

  • Includes latest application coverage from 1974 to 2016

  • Information on best-in-class guarantee mileage program

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 1, 2016 – Continental, a leading worldwide manufacturer of automotive aftermarket products, is introducing to the North American market at AAPEX 2016 a new catalog for its expanded line of Elite-branded timing kits.

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“This catalog includes up-to-date application coverage from 1974 through 2016,” said Jim Naso, Continental’s applications manager for North American aftermarket products.  “In addition, the catalog contains applications for timing belts, timing tensioners and idler pulleys and all four series of kits Continental brings to the market.”

Available immediately, the comprehensive catalog also contains:

  • Actual images that reflect kit components
  • Information on the best-in-class guarantee mileage program
  • A competitive interchange covering all major brands
  • A troubleshooting guide to assist professional repair technicians in diagnosing potential failures

Continental Elite timing belt kits include all the components needed to do a repair quickly and efficiently. From the belt to the tensioner and/or idler, the Pro and Pro Series Plus kits contain OE-quality components. “Many of our kits meet OEM quality specifications,” Naso said.  “In addition, with more than 697 timing belt kits to choose from, we offer the widest application coverage in the market and a new guarantee program that matches the manufacturer's service interval up to 100,000 miles.”

For additional information about ordering the catalog, go to

Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provide sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2014, the corporation generated sales of approximately €34.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tire, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs more than 205,000 people in 53 countries.

The ContiTech division is one of the world's leading suppliers of technical elastomer products and is a specialist in plastics technology. It develops and produces functional parts, components, and systems for machine and plant engineering, mining, the automotive industry, and other important industries. Together with U.S. company Veyance Technologies Inc., which was acquired at the beginning of 2015, ContiTech generated sales of approximately €5.4 billion (pro forma basis) in 2014 and currently employs approximately 43,000 people in 43 countries worldwide.

Contact for Media:

North America:
Anthony DiGiacobbe
Marketing Communications Director
ContiTech NAFTA, Industry
703 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd.
Fairlawn, OH 44333
Phone: (330) 664-7124
Mobile: (330) 646-3807

North America:
Henry J. Inman
Communications Consultant
ContiTech NAFTA
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Phone: (330)-571-7727

Antje Lewe
Head of Media & Public Relations
ContiTech AG
Phone: +49 511 938-1304