Tag Archives: Continental

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

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