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Continental voted best workshop brand by “PROFI Werkstatt” magazine readers

Readers of PROFI Werkstatt magazine value Continental as a reliable partner and vote the company no. 1. Customers provide vote of confidence when it comes to tire quality, reliable service concepts and broad consulting expertise Thank-you video acknowledges the show … Read the full press release

Continental: ATE Ceramic brake winner of the brake test of ADAC, Germany’s largest automobile club

ATE Ceramic ranks highest in a comparison with five other brake systems Outstanding safety and durability: top score for wear resistance, second-best rating for braking distance (PRESS RELEASE) SCHWALBACH, Germany, 16-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental (ETR: CON), a German multinational … Read the full press release

Fadie Al-Masri to succeed Desmond A. Collins as head of Continental’s Brussels Political Office

Fadie Al-Masri to head Brussels political office from August 1, 2021 Desmond A. Collins to retire on July 31, 2021 The political office represents Continental’s interests in its dialog with EU offices, regulatory authorities, government agencies and associations Dr. Felix … Read the full press release

Continental / infas study on the trends and developments in the transport industry

Transport companies fear falling behind in digitalization Critical attitude to automated driving persists The future of the transport sector: environmental protection gaining momentum Still the biggest challenges: cost pressure and driver shortages (PRESS RELEASE) SCHWALBACK, Germany, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Continental to exhibit at the world’s largest trade show for the printing and print media industry Drupa 2021

70 years trade show participation at Drupa Printing technology as a digital tradeshow experience: multimedia features, chatrooms, product highlights Environmentally friendly and sustainable product development thanks to fewer solvents Trendsetting: expert insight into the world of functional printing by Dr. … Read the full press release

Continental to present the sixth generation of long-range radar and surround radar at Auto Shanghai 2021

The sixth generation has been created as a modular system: with less complexity allowing for potential expenditure and cost savings while simultaneously increasing performance. Improved object detection thanks to higher resolution, range, availability and responsivity. Surround Radar specially designed for … Read the full press release

Autonomous driving: Continental acquires minority stake in AI chip start-up Recogni

Need for high-performance processors is growing, with increasing requirements for networked, automated and autonomous driving Production rollout of new chip architecture for faster object recognition expected as soon as 2026  New processor design could complement the opportunities offered by the … Read the full press release

Continental’s High-Performance Computer, Cooperation Portal and Natural 3D Lightfield Centerstack recognized by the European Association of Automotive Suppliers at the 2020 CLEPA Awards

Body High-Performance Computer (HPC) and Continental Cooperation Portal were awarded as “Winner” in the CLEPA “Cooperation” category The HPC based architecture replaces conventional, distributed control unit architectures in vehicles Continental Cooperation Portal simplifies software integration from various parties and increases … Read the full press release

VDO product brand becomes Continental in the passenger car aftermarket

Website, catalog, packaging, workshop concepts – brand identity is being completely redesigned In this way, Continental is underscoring its original equipment competence The brand change only affects car spare parts and service equipment VDO will remain the brand for tachographs … Read the full press release

Continental appoints Frank Petznick as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems business unit head

The former head, Karl Haupt, will leave Continental after more than 36 years on July 31, 2020 Frank Petznick takes over the management of the business unit from August 1, 2020 Member of the Executive Board Frank Jourdan: “Frank Petznick … Read the full press release

Continental Tires to consolidate all of its sustainability activities and projects into newly created department

ContiLifeCycle plant in Hanover sets new standards in the field of tire recycling Continental to cease importing natural rubber exclusively from the tropics (PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational automotive parts manufacturing company Continental AG has announced … Read the full press release

Continental successfully placed two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion to further strengthen its overall liquidity

Two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion successfully placed on the capital market as part of a dual-tranche issue Interest rates are 2.125 and 2.5 percent, terms are 3.5 and 6.25 years; both issues were significantly oversubscribed Bonds … Read the full press release

Vitesco Technologies to develop hybrid and electric powertrain technologies in its new R&D center in China

The new R&D center which will be built in Tianjin is scheduled for completion in 2021. The facility extends the research and development capacity for zero emission propulsion technologies in the Asia-Pacific region. (PRESS RELEASE) TIANJIN, China / REGENSBURG, Germany, … Read the full press release

Continental calls on its employees across Europe to vote in the European Parliament election 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 14-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental calls on its employees across Europe to vote in the European election, which will take place between May 23 and 26, 2019. The European Parliament election 2019 is going to be the … Read the full press release

Intelligent digital tachographs: Tips and information on how to make a smooth transition to the DTCO 4.0

(PRESS RELEASE) VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN, 2-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental has just published a number of valuable tips and additional information on helping fleet managers make a smooth transition to the DTCO 4.0. The deadline for the intelligent digital tachographs is June … Read the full press release

Continental’s powertrain business now Vitesco Technologies; partial IPO planned for the 2H 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) REGENSBURG, 1-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental has just announced that its powertrain business has become an independent entity and will trade under the name of “Vitesco Technologies” as the introduction of the new name is scheduled to happen … Read the full press release

T-Systems announces partnership with Israeli automotive cyber security specialist

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems teams up with Argus Cyber Security, an independent subsidiary of Continental, for car cyber defense. The partnership was announced at the Hanover Industrial Trade Fair. T-Systems announced in mid-March about its plans … Read the full press release

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