22 May 2013
Continental has developed a new Multimedia Radio Navigation (MRN) System for the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group in China.
21 May 2013
Continental says it has appointed board member Ralf Cramer as president of the company's organisation in China from 1 August this year.
14 May 2013
Schaeffler claims plans to end the mutual investment agreement with Continental are because the deal "no longer has any practical relevance for either company."
8 May 2013
Continental's first quarter sales fell 3.4% to EUR8bn but the supplier noted three fewer working days in the period than last year.
7 May 2013
The UK car market grew by 14.8% in April to 163,357 units, as the UK car market continued to perform strongly, though the monthly gain was boosted by additional working days versus last year.
30 April 2013
Ford Motor and Schaeffler have demonstrated the Fiesta-based eWheelDrive car, a driveable research vehicle that could lead to improvements in urban mobility and parking by making possible smaller, more agile cars.
25 April 2013
Car production in the UK declined in March as the industry felt the effects of weaker demand in Europe.
22 April 2013
Behr Group, the air conditioning and engine cooling systems supplier embroiled in an anti-trust investigation, reported that 2012 sales were EUR3.7bn, on a par with 2011.
18 April 2013
The UK launch of Peugeot's 208 'hot hatch' sports variant – the 208 GTi - was accompanied, understandably, by some looking back at the brand's widely respected history in that area of the market.
16 April 2013
Continental has expanded its Nuremberg centre of competence for electric vehicles with a EUR2.6m (US$3.4m) investment in its testing facility at the HighTech Centre North.
16 April 2013
Continental has started production of its next generation high-pressure fuel pumps in Roding, with the company investing EUR30m in the facility, which employs around 630 people.
15 April 2013
German union IG Metall has said supplier Schaeffler plans to axe as many as half of 1,500 jobs at a facility in western Germany.
11 April 2013
Volkswagen Group's Bentley brand continues to show strong growth, issuing another set of strong sales figures.
11 April 2013
Continental has started production of anti-lock brake systems (ABS) at its Brazilian site in Várzea Paulista, near São Paulo.
5 April 2013
Continental's Powertrain division is to invest around EUR20m (US$25.7m) in its Russian plant of Kaluga, expanding capacity to produce engine control and fuel supply units.
3 April 2013
PE Creditor Trust said American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) had closed the sale of its operating assets to Suzuki Motor of America, a newly organised, wholly-owned subsidiary of Suzuki Motor, which will operate as the sole distributor of Suzuki products in the continental US. ASMC has wound down all operations.
11 March 2013
In addition to supplying brake systems, powertrain and chassis systems and components, instrumentation, infotainment, vehicle electronics and technical elastomers, Continental AG ranks as one of the world's largest tyre manufacturers. Matthew Beecham talked with Dr Burkhard Wies, Vice President, Tire Line Development Worldwide, Continental AG about global tyre trends.
8 March 2013
Having peered under concepts to check for real engines and suspension systems, and gently interrogated multiple industry executives in the quest to slake readers' insatiable thirsts for knowledge, Glenn Brooks now reports his findings.
7 March 2013
As our list of vehicle and concept world premieres attests, this year’s Geneva motor show media preview days saw a bumper crop of new models revealed. Glenn Brooks, our man at the Palais des Expositions, reports his observations.
22 February 2013
Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) will spend ZAR91m (US$10.26m) on new machinery and upgrades at its Port Elizabeth plant in 2013.
20 February 2013
Is the world’s newest car brand a Chinese export, or a global brand that just happens to build its cars in China? Mark Bursa reports on the first steps of Qoros.
15 February 2013
Qoros, the new China-based luxury car brand involving Chery, is to show its first series production car at the Geneva Motor Show.
5 February 2013
Bentley Motors has begun pre-launch activity for a new Flying Spur by posting a video on YouTube, stating that more information will follow on 20 February.
31 January 2013
The appointment has been rumoured since last November and, on Thursday, Opel's supervisory board named Karl-Thomas Neumann (51) chairman of the management board from 1 March. He has also been appointed president of General Motors Europe and a GM vice president and will become a member of the automaker's executive committee.
23 January 2013
As part of a global effort to make the Leaf electric car more affordable, Nissan is reducing the car's price across Europe.
16 January 2013
A final list of world premiere concepts and production models which appeared at the North American International Auto Show's media preview days.
15 January 2013
Bentley could match its 2007 record of 10,000 sales in 2013, according to global sales and marketing chief Kevin Rose.
14 January 2013
It is unusual for an established automotive technology such as turbochargers to see entirely new entrants joining the fray. Barriers to entry are high, both in terms of technology experience and embedded customer relationships which can be difficult to dislodge. However, Continental appears to have bucked the trend in the turbo market, writes Matthew Beecham.
11 December 2012
ContiTech is spending EUR13m (US$16.8m) on a new plant for air conditioning and power steering lines in Kaluga, Russia, a city also home to automaking joint ventures including Renault-Nissan-AvtoVAZ and Volkswagen.
26 November 2012
Continental Powertrain Division has opened its new Test and Development Centre for transmission control units at the headquarters of the Transmission Business Unit in Nuremberg.