Matador is the oldest tire manufacturer in Central Europe, since 2010 the brand is 100% owned by Continental Tire Group. The brand is the second in the Continental group, and their production is in Slovakia, with more than 87% of the production being exported to more than 80 countries around the world.
Matador’s secret lies in long-term tenacity, combined with tradition and modern engineering expertise, which is reflected in a wide portfolio of innovative, efficient and affordable products of reliable quality. In 1998, the modern company Matador was established, in which, together with the German company, production of heavy-duty tires began.
In 2007, Continental acquired 51% of Matador shares, and at the end of 2009, it became the sole owner. The Matador plant in the city of Puhov also produces the entire Continental range.
With more than 90 years of tire manufacturing experience, the Matador brand offers a range of models developed jointly by two manufacturers with renowned Continental engineering experience.