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RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Review of tyre trends

Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some tech...

Briefing: Active safety systems

Driver assistance systems use a combination of warnings and some degree of active intervention to help steer the driver away from trouble. W...


Briefing: 48V mild hybrids (3)

Calum MacRae | 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.


Management briefing: 48V mild hybrids (2)

Calum MacRae | 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?


COMMENT: A Tyre for all Seasons

Simon Warburton | 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.


RESEARCH ANALYSIS: Review of instrumentation

Matthew Beecham | 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.

Latest Interviews

Q&A: Udo Schwerdel, Head of Continental Turbo

Ian Henry | 8 Jan 2015

Ian Henry spoke recently with Udo Schwerdel about Continental’s recent entrance into the turbocharger market.


Q&A with Continental: Cockpits and instrumentation

Matthew Beecham | 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.

Latest News

Conti partners Global NCAP on safety campaign

Dave Leggett | 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.


VW nominates 44 suppliers for collaboration

Simon Warburton | 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.


Continental raises its guidance on strong H1

Dave Leggett | 4 Aug 2015

Continental has raised its forecast for 2015 profitability on strong first half earnings results bolstered by lower raw material costs.


Continental inks EUR17m Serbia plant MoU

Simon Warburton | 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.


ContiTech opens compounding centre in Changshu

Dave Leggett | 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.


Continental starts China Plastic Mechatronic line

Simon Warburton | 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.


Continental finalises Elektrobit buy

Graeme Roberts | 2 Jul 2015

Continental has finalised its purchase of Elektrobit Automotive Group, formerly wholly owned by Finnish Elektrobit, Helsinki.


Mercedes supply unit committed to stay in Russia

Simon Warburton | 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.


Continental plans new Chinese plant with Hasco

Graeme Roberts | 18 Jun 2015

Continental has announced the start of its new Chongqing plant partnered with Huayu Automotive Systems (HASCO) at a signing ceremony.


Continental to boost Hefei tyre plant capacity

Graeme Roberts | 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.


Continental unveils impulse touchscreen

Simon Warburton | 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.


Continental now owns 100% Emitec 100%

Graeme Roberts | 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.


Continental provides Skoda Superb tyres

Simon Warburton | 21 May 2015

Continental says Škoda has approved its ContiEcoContact 5 and ContiPremiumContact 5 tyres as original equipment for its Superb model.


FINLAND: Elektrobit Automotive sold to Continental

Glenn Brooks | 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.


Lincoln opens second store in Jiangsu Province

Dave Leggett | 15 May 2015

Lincoln has opened its second Lincoln store in Jiangsu province, Suzhou Mingdu Lincoln Store.


Continental strengthens MAN truck/bus partnership

Simon Warburton | 13 May 2015

Continental is strengthening its long-standing partnership with truck and bus manufacturer, MAN.


Continental unveils surround camera technology

Simon Warburton | 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.


Continental to invest US$1.07bn in next five years

Dave Leggett | 22 Apr 2015

Continental intends to make an investment of around EUR1bn (US$1.07bn) in China in the 2015-19 period.


Spat breaks out between Ford and Bentley

Dave Leggett | 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.


Embattled Honda chief resists removal calls

Graeme Roberts | 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.


Schaeffler builds new clutch plant in Thailand

Tony Pugliese | 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.


Conti appoints advisory board for future mobility

Dave Leggett | 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.

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Continental AG (Germany)

Continental AG (Germany)

This report presents quick facts about Continental AG, which is principally involved in the Manufacture and Distribution of Automotives Systems and Rubber Tires....

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Continental Aktiengesellschaft (CON) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Continental Aktiengesellschaft (CON) - Financial and Strateg

Continental Aktiengesellschaft (CON) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been co...

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Continental Aktiengesellschaft - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Continental Aktiengesellschaft - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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