Tag Archives: Continental

Continental’s “prototype” and benchmark tire test facility to celebrate its 50th anniversary

Since 1967 Continental has tested some 1.3 million tires at the Contidrom Systematic expansion from high-speed oval to high-tech test center All-weather AIBA automated test facility operational for five years now HANOVER, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Contidrom, Continental’s “prototype” … Read the full press release

Driverless mobility: Continental to acquire a minority share in EasyMile SAS

Continental acquires a minority share participation in the French company EasyMile, a pioneer in driverless technology and smart mobility solutions The objective is to develop cutting-edge technologies for driverless vehicles and to open up new fields of competence Continental and EasyMile … Read the full press release

Continental to showcase its brand-new electronically switchable engine mount at IAA 2017 in Frankfurt am Main

German premium-segment car manufacturer becomes first to use electronically switchable engine mount from Continental Innovative solution reduces in-vehicle vibrations and therefore enhances ride comfort Consistent light-weight design helps to reduce the vehicle weight and save fuel Component fulfills stringent requirements … Read the full press release

Continental launches its Remote Vehicle Data (RVD) platform for unified access to multi-brand vehicle data

The collection of multi-brand vehicle data in a unified format targets a wide range of potential customers and facilitates various innovative services Scalable cloud solution, developed from the ground up to securely process and store millions of data streams in … Read the full press release

Continental teams up with Carnegie Technologies over vehicle connectivity

Continental and Carnegie Technologies team up for network convergence, bringing fast, reliable and gapless connectivity to connected vehicles On the road to holistic connectivity: Continental provides solutions for over-the-air updates for multiple electronic control units in the vehicle  Inmarsat’s global … Read the full press release

Continental to present VDO TIS-Web Motion telematics solutions at the transport logistic exhibition in Munich

Comprehensive portfolio for a wide range of company-specific requirements VDO with its own booth at the exhibition for the first time Support for vehicle, driver, logistics and trailer management – and compliance with legal obligations Villingen-Schwenningen/Munich, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Continental provides small and medium-sized fleets easy and inexpensive access to telematics

Telematics functions complement the proven calculation of driving and rest times Scope and cost structure designed for small and medium-sized fleets Continental to unveil its new offer at the transport logistic exhibition in Munich Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Continental wins 2017 Automotive News PACE Award for its integrated brake system MK C1

The Integrated Brake System MK C1 earns Continental its ninth PACE Award win. MK C1 is a high-efficiency brake system that is more dynamic, lighter, 100% recuperation capabilities and has shorter braking distances than conventional brake systems. Auburn Hills, Mich., … Read the full press release

Continental’s Road Condition Observer increases active driving safety by detecting road conditions

The Road Condition Observer from Continental enables a classification of the road conditions with regard to tire/road friction. The system uses in a first application sensors that are installed in the vehicle as standard to classify the road surface as … Read the full press release

Continental calls for international legal framework for automated driving; recommends development of reliable radio networks

Highly automated driving on the interstate highway technically feasible by 2020, but the international legal framework and specific radio channels are lacking Technology company Continental calls for the next steps to be implemented in developing the legal framework for taking … Read the full press release

Leading OEMs Meet to Discuss Electrification and 48V Architectures in Europe

70+ high-level speakers from the battery industry’s top OEMs, manufacturers, and forecasters Three days of in-depth discussions of key topics affecting the battery industry How 48V architecture can help the automotive industry tackle emission targets How Europe’s battery industry can … Read the full press release

Continental to showcase its interpretation of automotive world digitalization at CES 2017 on January 5-8 in Las Vegas

In-vehicle biometrics enhances security and offers real personalization Flexible entertainment: cloud solution for the head unit Dynamic eHorizon for riders: making motorcycling safer Even smarter: new “Intelligent Glass Control” functions 3D display surface: new design possibilities in the cockpit One … Read the full press release

TomTom Telematics and Continental to create more efficient data archiving solution for HGVs

AMSTERDAM, 22-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom Telematics and Continental have announced a collaboration to create a more efficient data archiving solution for HGVs. The alliance brings together Europe’s number one fleet management and transportation compliance solution providers, and will enable users … Read the full press release

Continental to present ContiTech lightweight air spring for the first time in Europe at IAA Commercial Vehicles

IAA 2016: Plastic piston reduces weight and increases ride quality Integrated buffer support replaces elastic axle stops New solutions for small installation spaces HANOVER, 19-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For use in trucks, ContiTech offers an air spring with an innovative … Read the full press release

Continental unveils components and tires for trucks and buses made from natural rubber derived from dandelion

New raw material made from dandelion roots used in commercial vehicles for the first time Continental unveils truck tires, engine mount, and propeller shaft bearing made from dandelion rubber Optimal material properties enable first-class products in terms of technology HANOVER, … Read the full press release

Continental’s “Taraxagum – Dandelion Rubber Tires” project won the Innovation and the Green Award at Automechanika 2016

Tires made from dandelion rubber (“Taraxagum”) awarded prize by international trade fair Continental presents tire prototypes made from Russian dandelion rubber at Automechanika Hanover/Frankfurt, 19-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental has won the Innovation and the Green Award both at the … Read the full press release

Continental: The Conti Drive System will be delivered with a carbon belt as standard from now on

30% more traction than aramid belts Simple replacement creates higher Performance Hanover, 10-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Conti Drive System (CDS), the belt drive from Continental for bicycles and pedelecs, will be delivered with a carbon belt as standard from now … Read the full press release

Continental to present an innovative emissions control solution for downsized turbocharged gasoline engines at 37th Vienna Motor Symposium

New Real Driving Emissions (RDE) legislation will strictly regulate NOx emissions under all driving conditions, requiring high catalyst efficiency across a wide engine operating range Substantial reductions in nitrogen oxide emissions are also required by the US SULEV 30 emissions … Read the full press release

Continental, DT, Fraunhofer ESK Institute, Nokia project for connected car won the top award in the best-practice competition of the Intelligent Networking Initiative

Initiative organized by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy honors best-practice solutions for intelligent networking Top spot for “Real-Time Communication between vehicles via the LTE Mobile Network” Project aim: to improve road safety and prevent traffic jams … Read the full press release

Continental unveils special belt drive variant developed for e-cargo bikes

Conti Drive System now has three product lines: premium, eco, and cargo New 12 mm cargo product line for special applications such as e-Cargo bikes New 8 mm carbon belt for the CDS Premium product line Hanover, 2-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Continental: Andreas Gerstenberger to lead ContiTech’s global Industrial Fluid Systems business unit and the Industry Hose segment

Head of ContiTech’s global Industrial Fluid Systems business unit and the Industry Hose segment Gerstenberger has worked for Continental Corporation for 21 years He previously headed up the European trading companies under the ContiTrade umbrella Hanover, Germany/Fairlawn, Ohio, 2-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Continental presents bus tires, electronics, fleet management and instrumentation solutions, as well as ergonomics at Busworld in Kortrijk, Belgium

Fully configurable instrument cluster part of the trend toward networked vehicles Camera systems and ContiPressureCheck™ improve efficiency and safety Consultancy available for electric-electronic system architecture Custom premium tires for city, regional, and long-haul passenger transport Special winter tires for all-round … Read the full press release

UR:BAN project: Continental demonstrated how driver assistance and vehicle networking functions can make driving in built-up areas safer, more efficient and more comfortable

Live demonstrations at the concluding presentation of the UR:BAN project in Düsseldorf show the effectiveness of innovative assistance systems for lateral and longitudinal vehicle control. Practical experience has shown that hazardous traffic situations in built-up areas can be detected and … Read the full press release

Continental starts new career training program from September 2015 for automotive software developers

New career for the creators of the vehicles and mobility of tomorrow 28 training slots planned for 2015 Hanover, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology company Continental will be offering a new career training program from September 2015, which will enable … Read the full press release

Continental announced a voluntary tire exchange program for approximately 12,000 truck tires

Voluntary exchange program involves 205/75R17.5 Conti Hybrid LS3 No reports of personal injuries or accidents Hanover, 20-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2015-7-17), Continental announced a voluntary tire exchange program for approximately 12,000 truck tires. The tire in question is a … Read the full press release

Fraunhofer and Continental build the first ever system to extract vast dandelion rubber quantities for making tires

Rubber can be extracted from the juice of the dandelion. Yet the decisive breakthrough to industrial manufacturing is proving to be a tough step. Working jointly with industry and science, the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME … Read the full press release