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Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation...
| 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.
| 28 Nov 2014
This month's managament briefing reviews the financial position of the global supplier automotive supplier industry. Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.
| 8 Jan 2015
Ian Henry spoke recently with Udo Schwerdel about Continental’s recent entrance into the turbocharger market.
| 16 Jun 2014
Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one manufacturers of cockpits, Matthew Beecham spoke to Nicolas Diehl, VP Sales & Portfolio, Business Unit Instrumentation & Driver HMI, Continental about consumer expectations, material trends, display screens and the head-up display market.
| 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.
| 15 May 2015
Lincoln has opened its second Lincoln store in Jiangsu province, Suzhou Mingdu Lincoln Store.
| 13 May 2015
Continental is strengthening its long-standing partnership with truck and bus manufacturer, MAN.
| 7 May 2015
Continental has presented a new potential application for surround view camera technology at an event with the Allianz Centre for Technology (AZT) in Ismaning near Munich.
| 22 Apr 2015
Continental intends to make an investment of around EUR1bn (US$1.07bn) in China in the 2015-19 period.
| 1 Apr 2015
A spat being played out in the media has broken out between Bentley and Ford, with Bentley's designer accusing Lincoln's of copying a Bentley design for its latest concept.
| 12 Feb 2015
CEO Takanobu Ito reportedly is resisting calls to remove him as head of Honda Motor and wants to stay on for a another two years to overhaul traditional practices at the carmaker.
| 11 Feb 2015
Germany’s Schaeffler Group began construction of a new THB800m (US$24.5m) wholly owned auto parts plant this week in the Hemaraj Industrial Estate in Thailand’s Chonburi province.
| 22 Jan 2015
Continental Intelligent Transportation Systems has announced that effective January, Satish Khatu, former IBM general manager, global industrial sector, Helmut Matschi, member of the Continental executive board and head of the interior division, and Samir Salman, CEO NAFTA Continental automotive divisions, will be appointed as members of its new advisory board.
| 15 Jan 2015
Chris Urmson, director of self-driving cars at Google, has told an industry conference that Google has started talks with car companies and assembled a team of global suppliers to speed its push to bring self-driving cars to market.
| 15 Jan 2015
Continental says it predicts increased opportunity for its content supply as steeply falling oil costs translate into greater consumer confidence, particularly in the US.
| 15 Jan 2015
Continental says despite weak growth in Russia coupled with political uncertainty, its relatively small volume there will not significantly impact financial performance.
| 27 Nov 2014
Continental has inaugurated an extension building to its research and development centre in Singapore.
| 18 Nov 2014
Continental has announced the opening of its second plant in Wuhu - Continental Automotive Interior (Wuhu) - a new addition to its current manufacturing facility in Anhui province, China.
| 3 Nov 2014
Continental has said that it is the supplier of faulty airbags that are the subject of an 850,000-unit global recall by Audi.
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