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Continental and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) announce partnership

Continental expands its AI network through a collaboration with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence Technology company benefits at all levels, for example, in knowledge management, material flow, and software and product development AI-based software and machine learning enable … Read the full press release

Continental reached 10,000,000 tire production milestone on April 11th at its tire plant in Kaluga, Russia

Continental in Kaluga produced 10,000,000 tires in less than 5 years since start of production The tire manufacturing facility in Kaluga is the Quality Award winner 2017 amongst Continental’s plants Over 250 million investments and more than 1,000 employees at … Read the full press release

Continental breaks ground on its future greenfield facility for powertrain components in Wuhu, China

Total building area of 80,000 square meters, in which 20,000 square meters for phase I Another significant step for ensuring further growth in the Chinese market Further expand powertrain product portfolio to better serve customers locally and globally Wuhu /Shanghai, … Read the full press release

Continental installs tire pressure and temperature monitoring system for commercial vehicles on the racing truck of the Russian KAMAZ-master rally team

  Legendary rally team will test unique tire pressure and temperature monitoring system ContiPressureCheckTM enhances safety, cuts costs and ensures a longer life cycle of a truck tire Continental’s commercial vehicle electronics provide competitive advantages for KAMAZ-master champions MOSCOW, 22-Dec-2017 … Read the full press release

Continental: We are relying on the dedication of our more than 233,000 employees to actively take on responsibility for creating the digital transformation

Expertise as well as willingness to learn and change on the part of the employees are becoming key factors in competition Continental and the Group Works Council strengthen social partnership and pledge their commitment to the digital qualification of the … Read the full press release

Continental to build new, cutting-edge distribution center near to the Hanover-Langenhagen airport

Securing jobs in and a clear commitment to the Hanover region Start of construction near to the airport planned for spring 2018 Greater efficiency and relief for the environment through the reduction of empty runs HANOVER, 22-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Continental committed to turn today’s dangerous intersections into safer, more intelligent intersections

Comprehensive concept to increase the safety of intersections through sensor-based object detection, fusion, and broadcast, for the purpose of real-time V2X safety applications. Dedicated Short-Range Communication links intersection infrastructure and vehicles to protect against collisions with vulnerable road users and … Read the full press release

Continental expands its portfolio of drive components with new range of timing chain kits

Continental reacts to current market developments with timing chains in its portfolio Various kits contain complete solutions for the main problematic engines Targeted services round off the timing chain program HANOVER, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As an alternative to timing … Read the full press release

Continental introduces new DTCO configuration app that lets fleet managers configure tachographs on their own

Configuration of tachographs via app without going to a workshop Quick and easy entry of license plate numbers, rules for driving and rest periods, and reminders to download driver card data Optimization of business processes using tachograph data on fuel … Read the full press release

Continental opens its first non-European turbocharger plant in Jiading, China

From November the cutting-edge RAAX™ turbocharger, in production in Europe since 2016 for the 2-liter turbocharged gasoline engine in the Audi A3, will also be built in Shanghai  Chinese debut in VW’s Teramont and Tiguan SUVs Turbocharger production in all three … Read the full press release

Continental unveils mixed reality app to further digitalize its communication

New app from the Interior division now also uses the possibilities offered by digitalization for communication Users experience innovative products and solutions live with augmented and virtual reality Interactive magazine “Always On” and virtual reality glasses complete the communication package … Read the full press release

E-bike: Continental brings two pioneering 48V drive units to the electric bike

New 48V electric bike technology including a revolutionary new drive unit with both motor and stepless automatic gear system The new system comprises two new 48V drive units: 48V Revolution and 48V Prime 48V Revolution is the world’s first 48V-powered … Read the full press release

Continental expands its Smart Access solution for convenient vehicle access via smartphone

Vehicle doors can be unlocked digitally in emergencies even when the car’s battery is flat No handle, no key: contactless door opener allows design freedom and improves comfort Continental Smart Access (CoSmA): a complete package providing hands-free and digital vehicle … Read the full press release

Continental to showcase European standard EN 45545 complete suspension system at rail vehicle trade fair Expo Ferroviaria in Milan

Suspension system fulfills the requirements of European fire protection standard EN 45545 Replacement business: strong collaboration with Italian partner F.lli Bigaran Solutions for the railway transportation of the future HANOVER, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the Italian rail vehicle industry, special … Read the full press release

VoicR: Continental creates new software to enhance communication especially for drivers and fleets

CB Radio 2.0: VoicR app enhances networking, enables better information and safer driving through digitalizing citizen band’s radio technology Smart solution for different devices meets the demands of drivers, OEMs and fleet operators and impresses with intuitive handling New digital … Read the full press release

Continental and Kordsa to work on new adhesion system standard for bonding textile reinforcing materials to rubber based compounds

Promising eco-friendly resorcinol- and formaldehyde-free adhesion technology Continental plans application across all segments of its own tire production Kordsa and Continental collaboration is a pioneering model of the tire industry Free licensing concept for tire and supplier industries envisioned HANOVER, … Read the full press release

Continental: Water drainage at reduced tread depth test

Tires disperse much less water as tread depth decreases With less than three millimeters of tread left, tires need replacing In aquaplaning: foot off the gas, keep the steering wheel steady, if possible don’t brake HANOVER, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

ContiRoadAttack 3 achieves its second test victory

Six sports touring tires in PS 9/2017 Best results in accuracy, stability, grip and feedback Second test victory for the “new one from Korbach” Hanover/Korbach, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new ContiRoadAttack 3 has achieved its second test victory in … Read the full press release

Continental: We are raising our forecast for the corporation’s sales by €500 million to more than €44 billion

Sales rise by 10 percent to €22 billion in first half of 2017 Sales projection for year as a whole increased to more than €44 billion, earnings outlook confirmed Order intake for the Automotive Group increased to more than €19.5 … Read the full press release

Continental: Highly automated driving poses tough requirements to the braking system

The MK C1 for highly automated driving (HAD) has now a redundant fall-back level. The MK C1 HAD system architecture with two networked braking system units offers a stepped degradation concept to ensure the required deceleration level at all times … Read the full press release

Continental’s ContiPremiumContact 5 winner in this year’s Ultimate tyre test by Auto Express

ContiPremiumContact 5 takes top spot against ten competitors HANOVER, 04-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental’s ContiPremiumContact 5 has taken top spot in this year’s Ultimate tyre test from the UK’s no1 weekly selling car magazine, Auto Express. For years the Auto … Read the full press release

Continental will present the latest applications for the Polish market at the trade fair for rail vehicles Trako in Gdansk

The technology company is represented in almost all important rail transport projects in large Polish cities Holistic solutions for the rail transport of the future Suspension system meets the requirements of European fire protection standard EN 45545 HANOVER, 04-Aug-2017 — … Read the full press release

Continental tests environmentally friendly synthetic fuel called oxymethylene ether (OME) in test vehicles

CO2 emissions reduced in proportion to the OME share: in the Continental diesel car, a 15 % OME share reduces CO2 emissions by approximately eight grams per kilometer Entire technology chain being optimized, from the injection system, combustion, sensor technology, exhaust-gas aftertreatment … Read the full press release

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