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*[[Continental AG]] (1987-present)|image2 = Screen-Shot-2017-10-17-at-10.37.05-AM.png|caption2 = Continental Tire the Americas, LLC headquarters in Fort Mill, SC.}}The '''General Tire & Rubber Company''' was founded on September 29, 1915 by William F. O'Neil and Winfred E. Fouse in Akron, Ohio. Its industry was tires and its headquarters were in Akron, Ohio (1915-1984), Fairlawn, Ohio (1984-1987), Charlotte, North Carolina (1987-present). In 1984, the company reorganized as General Tire, Inc. with [[GenCorp, Inc.]] as a holding company. GenCorp sold General Tire to [[Continental AG]] in 1987.[[File:Imageygkkgmdoeo.jpg|thumb|276x276px]]
 
*[[Continental AG]] (1987-present)|image2 = Screen-Shot-2017-10-17-at-10.37.05-AM.png|caption2 = Continental Tire the Americas, LLC headquarters in Fort Mill, SC.}}The '''General Tire & Rubber Company''' was founded on September 29, 1915 by William F. O'Neil and Winfred E. Fouse in Akron, Ohio. Its industry was tires and its headquarters were in Akron, Ohio (1915-1984), Fairlawn, Ohio (1984-1987), Charlotte, North Carolina (1987-present). In 1984, the company reorganized as General Tire, Inc. with [[GenCorp, Inc.]] as a holding company. GenCorp sold General Tire to [[Continental AG]] in 1987.[[File:Imageygkkgmdoeo.jpg|thumb|276x276px]]
 
=== '''<u>COMPANY NAMES</u>''' ===
 
=== '''<u>COMPANY NAMES</u>''' ===
General Tire & Rubber Company (1915-1984)
 
   
General Tire, Inc. (1984-1995)
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* General Tire & Rubber Company (1915-1984)
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* General Tire, Inc. (1984-1995)
 
Continental General Tire, Inc. (1995-2000)
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* Continental General Tire, Inc. (1995-2000)
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* Continental Tire North America, Inc. (2000-2010)
 
Continental Tire North America, Inc. (2000-2010)
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* Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (2010-present)[[File:Imagertutiocfoe.jpg|thumb]]
 
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (2010-present)[[File:Imagertutiocfoe.jpg|thumb]]
 
 
=== '''<u>PRODUCTS</u>''' ===
 
=== '''<u>PRODUCTS</u>''' ===
 
* Automobile Tires
 
* Automobile Tires
** General Squeegee
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** "General" Squeegee
** General Winter-Cleat
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** "General" Winter-Cleat
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* "K-C" Tire Accessories
* Truck Tires
 
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**"Red-Coat" Self-Vulcanizing Re-Liner
** General Rib-Highway
 
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**"Vulc-Tite" Self-Vulcanizing Patch
 
*Truck Tires
 
** "General" Rib-Highway
   
 
==='''<u>ADVERTISEMENTS</u>'''===
 
==='''<u>ADVERTISEMENTS</u>'''===
 
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Generaltirerubbergbsg.png|''Motor World'' (July 12, 1916)
 
Gentire6.PNG|''The Saturday Evening Post'' (May 1, 1920)
 
Gentire6.PNG|''The Saturday Evening Post'' (May 1, 1920)
 
Generaltire5.PNG|''Motor Age'' (July 7, 1921)
 
Generaltire5.PNG|''Motor Age'' (July 7, 1921)
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Gentirerub8.png|''New Equipment Digest'' (June 1939)
 
Gentire.JPG|''The Saturday Evening Post'' (Aug. 3, 1940)
 
Gentire.JPG|''The Saturday Evening Post'' (Aug. 3, 1940)
 
Generaltire3.PNG|''Aviation'' (October 1942)
 
Generaltire3.PNG|''Aviation'' (October 1942)
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[[Category:Companies of North Carolina]]
 
[[Category:Companies of North Carolina]]
 
[[Category:Companies of Charlotte, NC.]]
 
[[Category:Companies of Charlotte, NC.]]
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[[Category:Tires]]

Latest revision as of 00:04, 21 November 2021

The General Tire & Rubber Company was founded on September 29, 1915 by William F. O'Neil and Winfred E. Fouse in Akron, Ohio. Its industry was tires and its headquarters were in Akron, Ohio (1915-1984), Fairlawn, Ohio (1984-1987), Charlotte, North Carolina (1987-present). In 1984, the company reorganized as General Tire, Inc. with GenCorp, Inc. as a holding company. GenCorp sold General Tire to Continental AG in 1987.

Imageygkkgmdoeo.jpg

COMPANY NAMES

  • General Tire & Rubber Company (1915-1984)
  • General Tire, Inc. (1984-1995)
  • Continental General Tire, Inc. (1995-2000)
  • Continental Tire North America, Inc. (2000-2010)
  • Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (2010-present)
    Imagertutiocfoe.jpg

PRODUCTS

  • Automobile Tires
    • "General" Squeegee
    • "General" Winter-Cleat
  • "K-C" Tire Accessories
    • "Red-Coat" Self-Vulcanizing Re-Liner
    • "Vulc-Tite" Self-Vulcanizing Patch
  • Truck Tires
    • "General" Rib-Highway

ADVERTISEMENTS