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Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some tech...
Driver assistance systems use a combination of warnings and some degree of active intervention to help steer the driver away from trouble. W...
| 27 Feb 2015
Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation - from regenerative and friction braking - than is available on the traditional 12V system. Calum MacRae takes a closer look at supplier plans and forecasts for 48V.
| 20 Feb 2015
Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation - from regenerative and friction braking - than is available on the traditional 12V system. Calum MacRae takes a closer look at OEM plans in this area and asks, what will 48V bring?
| 6 Feb 2015
We have quite a conundrum sat here in the north west European outpost of the UK, looking at our Continental cousins undertake the twice-yearly dance involved in changing tyres as the seasons come and go.
| 26 Jan 2015
Although there can be no doubt that tomorrow's drivers will be better informed, there remains some concern about information over-load. Matthew Beecham reports on some innovations to help keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.
| 1 Oct 2015
Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one braking system suppliers, Matthew Beecham caught-up with Felix Bietenbeck, executive vice president, business unit vehicle dynamics, Continental Corporation.
| 30 Sep 2015
In this interview with Continental covering cameras and sensors, Matthew Beecham spoke to Christian Schumacher, head of business unit, NAFTA, advanced driver assistance systems, Continental Corporation. It was carried out in the relative tranquility of Hall 5.1 at the 2015 IAA extravaganza where the global supplier's booth bristled with innovation on automated driving, electrification of the powertrain and intelligent connectivity of driver, vehicle and environment.
| 6 Oct 2015
Navistar and Continental Tyre have signed a letter of intent for a five year supply agreement for tyres for International brand medium-duty, severe service and heavy-duty trucks and all IC Bus brand school buses.
| 22 Sep 2015
Privately controlled Schaeffler is gearing up for a public listing in Frankfurt. It said it will place up to 166 million new and existing non-voting common shares of Schaeffler AG with institutional investors and to list these shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
| 10 Sep 2015
Continental has broken ground on the expansion of its Sumter factory, which will increase tyre production capacity from approximately 4m units planned for 2016 to 8m units and will more than double the current 700 jobs to 1,600. Tyres produced at the Sumter plant will help meet the increasing demand for Continental and General brand tyres from both aftermarket business and automotive manufacturers.
| 9 Sep 2015
Continental is on track to achieve its 2015 profit forecast, finance chief Wolfgang Schaefer said.
| 8 Sep 2015
Continental's CFO has told Bloomberg that after a pause for the remainder of 2015, automotive production in China should resume growth again in 2016. He also said that the latest stockmarket falls in China were an “overreaction”.
| 7 Sep 2015
Continental has postponed further talks with Gifhorn plant union representatives on layoffs and cost cutting.
| 4 Sep 2015
Schaeffler says its electro-mechanical active roll control has entered volume production, replacing the previous standard hydraulic stabilisers, which minimise rolling motion of the vehicle body when going around curves or during evasive manoeuvres.
| 28 Aug 2015
Continental says it has supplied its integrated sensor module for Toyota’s safety system - 'Toyota Safety Sense C.'
| 19 Aug 2015
Continental's Chassis & Safety and Tyre Divisions are partnering the Global NCAP 'Stop the Crash' information campaign, an initiative of Global NCAP, the London, UK-based umbrella body of the worldwide NCAP consumer organisations for new-car safety testing.
| 10 Aug 2015
Volkswagen Group has nominated the first 44 suppliers who will be collaborating on a new common strategic level under the joint FAST (Future Automotive Supply Tracks) initiative.
| 4 Aug 2015
Continental has raised its forecast for 2015 profitability on strong first half earnings results bolstered by lower raw material costs.
| 9 Jul 2015
Continental and the Serbian Economy Ministry have inked an MoU to start a EUR17m (US$18.8m) plant in Subotica employing 500 staff.
| 8 Jul 2015
ContiTech says it has reached another historic milestone on the Chinese market with the start of its production facility for rubber compounds in Changshu.
| 8 Jul 2015
Continental has launched its new Plastic Mechatronic (PMT) Line of Transmission Business Unit in Tianjin, enabling the supplier to enter a new business area in China.
| 2 Jul 2015
Continental has finalised its purchase of Elektrobit Automotive Group, formerly wholly owned by Finnish Elektrobit, Helsinki.
| 18 Jun 2015
Mercedes-Benz Vans Russia's supply quality control unit says it does not make sense to "go in and out" of the troubled market, which is currently beset by myriad challenges stemming partly from international disapproval of what many see as Moscow's actions in Eastern Ukraine and de facto annexation of Crimea.
| 18 Jun 2015
Continental has announced the start of its new Chongqing plant partnered with Huayu Automotive Systems (HASCO) at a signing ceremony.
| 4 Jun 2015
Following an investment agreement with provincial and local authorities at the end of April, Continental said it would "substantially" increase tyre production at its Hefei plant in China.
| 1 Jun 2015
Continental says it has devceloped a touchscreen with impulse feedback which can be felt through drivers' fingers, indicating the operation has been triggered and understood by the system.
| 28 May 2015
Following an earlier announcement of intent, Continental has now acquired GKN's 50% stake in their joint venture Emitec Emission Control Technologies.
| 21 May 2015
Continental says Škoda has approved its ContiEcoContact 5 and ContiPremiumContact 5 tyres as original equipment for its Superb model.
| 20 May 2015
Continental has paid EUR600m (US$677m) for the automotive division of Elektrobit Oyj. Elektrobit Automotive GmbH is a supplier of embedded software to BMW, Daimler, Ford, GM and Volkswagen.
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