Continental starts production of technologies for Robo-Taxis

Continental’s technology for driverless vehicles will be in production for the first time in French company EasyMile’s EZ10 autonomous shuttle. Continental has held a stake in this driverless vehicle manufacturer since 2017. “The technological building blocks that enable robo-taxis to operate are available in principle and have been tried and tested in practice. However, we […]

Continental presents low voltage, high performance, full-hybrid vehicle

Continental has presented Low voltage, high performance, a full-hybrid vehicle with 48-volt high-power technology. For a hybrid vehicle to drive using just electricity, the electric part of the drive would normally use high voltage technology – high voltages of up to 800 volts. Continental’s engineers have now succeeded in developing a 48-volt hybrid system that boasts […]

Continental rejigs top management

The Supervisory Board of Continental has approved the largest organisational changes in the company’s history. Following this, Executive Board member Nikolai Setzer (47), responsible for the Tyre division and Corporate Purchasing, will switch to Continental’s Automotive Group on April 1, 2019. Here, he will assume the new position of spokesman for the Automotive Board and […]

Continental Aids OEM’s Drive To Electronics, Software For Compliance

Continental Automotive Components India, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Continental AG, has over 8,000 employees across 15 locations, including eight plants and a Technical Centre that supports Continental’s global R&D activities. Alexander Klotz, Head, Technical Centre India, spoke to T Murrali of AutoParts Asia on the changing landscape in the automotive industry, increasing use of electronics and […]

Continental unveils new metal water pump housing for engines

Continental has unveiled a new metal water pump housing for vehicle engines, made of plastic, mostly polyethylene or polyurethane. This material is comparatively inexpensive and popular in automotive engineering. The new water pump housing is made of cast aluminum and is therefore significantly tougher and more durable. Continental offers registered workshops a five-year guarantee on […]

Continental, HP launch blockchain-based platform for safety

Continental and Hewlett Packard Enterprise will launch a new platform to enable new digital services that improve driver safety and convenience in 2019. It will help car manufacturers monetise their data and differentiate brands. Based on blockchain technology, the platform provides data sovereignty, security, transparency, and efficiency to overcome the barriers of sharing vehicle data. […]