ContiTech Says Timing Belts Are Driving Today's Automotive Engines

ContiTech Says Timing Belts Are Driving Today’s Automotive Engines

117481PRODSCont_00000067497ContiTech’s Power Transmission group says that usage of automotive timing belts is on the rise around the world. “Many automakers are increasingly turning to timing belts again instead of chains to drive timing gear,” said Markus Pirsch, head of the Automotive Aftermarket Marketing Service at ContiTech Power Transmission Group. “In terms of improving fuel efficiency and cutting CO2 emissions from internal combustion engines, belts offer significant advantages over chains. Their importance will continue to grow in the aftermarket, too.” 

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