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A Little More About Us

At Barry Tyre And Autocentre you can be sure of the best value and service. We offer a huge variety of quality brands of tyres fitted on-site using the latest cutting-edge technology. With over 40 years experience our friendly and professional experts also cater for the motorist seeking services and assistance with repairs and MOTS. Barry Tyre And Autocentre is the place to cater for your vehicle’s needs and our reputation has spread far and wide.

To help with the growing demand and changes in the motor industry we have opened a new extension to our existing premises. Our highly trained staff are looking forward to ensuring satisfaction is always guaranteed. We welcome all new and existing customers to our new premises in Lower Guthrie Street, Barry; Where every customer is assured of a highly efficient and excellent value service tailored for an individual or company’s needs.

What Makes Our Autocentre Special

Based in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, our car garage, AKA Barry Tyre Centre, is, in fact, a one-stop-shop for auto services, and here’s what makes us special.

SPECIALISTS IN GENERALTIRE TYRES

• Enjoy an industry presence of over four decades
• Are a family-friendly business
• Specialise in Michelin tyres
• Are experts in wheel alignment
• Offer a wide array of car and tyre services
• Deal in budget tyres of the highest quality
• Stock all leading brands, and can source custom requests promptly

1987

CONTINENTAL AG BUYS GENERAL TIRE

On April 23, Continental AG of Hannover, West Germany, expressed an interest in General Tire and began to visit company facilities. On June 29, GenCorp and Continental signed an agreement for the sale of General Tire. Continental acquired General Tire, including related domestic and foreign operations, from GenCorp. The sale was finalized October 30, 1987. According to then Continental chairman Helmut Werner, “The acquisition will provide us with a sound and strong presence in the world’s largest tire market. This step is of vital strategic importance to us and will provide Continental with worldwide operations.”

2015

100 YEARS LATER — THE LEGACY OF INNOVATION CONTINUES

Continental is the second largest European tire producer. In recent years it has recorded substantial gains in both sales and earnings. For 1989, Continental reported U.S. dollars equivalent sales of $4.9 billion. Today, General Tire is a leader in the development, production, and marketing of quality tires for automotive applications.

The company continued to operate as General Tire, Inc. from March 29, 1984 through December 31, 1994. It then changed its name to Continental General Tire, Inc. from January 1, 1995 through April 30, 2000. As of May 1, 2000, the company’s name was changed to Continental Tire North America, Inc.

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