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Continental’s 4Q bolstered in part by strong sales of winter tires and the positive market development in the non-automotive industrial business

Stable operating performance in fourth quarter as expected Annual sales rise to around €44.4 billion (organic growth at about 3 percent) Adjusted EBIT for the year: around €4.1 billion (margin at about 9.2 percent) Free cash flow was higher than … Read the full press release

Continental at CES 2019: Mobility at your service. Freedom to Live

Demonstrates real-world Intelligent Intersection in Walnut Creek, California Unveils broad portfolio for smart cities including City Fleet Management, Autonomous Shuttle (CUbE), Intelligent Street Lamp and Intelligent Wearables Displays how City Data as a Service enables Continental to provide interoperable, integrated … Read the full press release

Continental to acquire the anti-vibration systems business of Cooper Standard

Agreement reached on acquisition of anti-vibration systems business of Cooper Standard A new global player for anti-vibration, noise reduction and lightweight technology will be formed Board member Duensing: “Dieting for cars: Less weight reduces fuel consumption and extends range of … Read the full press release

Continental celebrates a milestone birthday: the launch of Europe’s first pneumatic agricultural tire ninety years ago

Continental launched Europe’s first pneumatic tractor tire onto the market in 1928 From 1928 to 2018: Continuous innovation makes Continental’s agricultural tires an international success Expansion of the range planned for the coming years HANOVER, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental … Read the full press release

Continental expands its range of solutions for the Automated Driving of commercial vehicles

Intelligent control unit creates a model of the vehicle environment from sensor data Manufacturers receive the necessary components and subsystems from a single source Versatile input: camera, radar and lidar, plus cloud-based data Premiere at the IAA: Visitors can experience … Read the full press release

Continental involved in Hyperloop development

New mobility concepts: sustainable, fast and cost-effective transport of goods possible via Hyperloop Collaboration with talented young people at the Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences and the University of Oldenburg Special belts made of carbon cord and polyurethane from Continental … Read the full press release

Continental delivers and supplies products and solutions that meet particularly high standards of EU fire protection standard EN 45545 at different levels of safety

Fire protection: Continental fulfills stringent provisions of EU fire protection standard EN 45545 at different levels of safety Sensors with haptic feedback conceivable for various applications Robust, durable products make rail travel safer and more comfortable than ever HANOVER/BERLIN, 27-Aug-2018 — … Read the full press release

Continental to present its modular driver workplace (mDWP) for the bus cockpit at IAA Commercial Vehicles

The driver’s workplace in the bus becomes clearer, more individual and more attractive The modular concept uses digital displays and electronic switch panels Presentation at IAA Commercial Vehicles, Booth B11/A06, Hall 17 Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electronic switch … Read the full press release

Europe’s largest battery and H/EV event moves to manufacturing hub for e-mobility

3rd annual event to take place in Stuttgart, Germany, home to Mercedes-Benz and Porsche 200+ exhibitors already signed up for the event in the region known as ‘birthplace of the car’ More than 8,000 international attendees anticipated in 2019 (7 … Read the full press release

Continental to present concepts for the future viability of the automotive aftermarket at automechanika 2018

Know-how in exchange for points: Customers benefit from new digital service concepts Everything from one source: Product range expanded to include filters, wipers, batteries, turbochargers and brake discs More efficiency: The product range on offer supports processes in the workshop … Read the full press release

Continental expands international network for artificial intelligence (AI) in Silicon Valley

Continental signs membership agreement with AI research group at the University of California, Berkeley Partnership designed to speed up neural networks for the car of the future and safety of AI systems Continental’s global AI research network continues expansion BERKELEY, … Read the full press release

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