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RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Mirrorless cars

17 February 2016

Given that wing mirrors add weight, cost and wind resistance to the car, it is not surprising that some automakers wish to eliminate them thereby creating a sleeker look.  As suppliers anticipate a change to mirror regulations, many are developing mirrorless systems using vehicle mounted cameras and dashboard monitors. Here is our snapshot of who is doing what..


January 2016, management briefing (Part 2)

26 January 2016

The second part of this month’s briefing reviews just some of the supplier autonomous driving innovations that caught our eye in the consumer electronics show (CES) and Detroit auto show this month. While they may not be household names, the likes of Autoliv, Bosch, Continental, Delphi, Denso, Magna, Valeo, Visteon and ZF TRW will heavily influence how your autonomous car will perform. Here, the tech talk is on sensor fusion (critical for self-driving cars), connectivity and vehicle-to-everything. In the meantime, semi-autonomous technologies are becoming more affordable thereby paving the way for mass-vehicle market growth.


THE WEEK THAT WAS - Connecting cars in Canada

27 November 2015

I'm not long back from a fascinating week in Ontario, home to all of Canada's car assembly plants, major suppliers such as Magna and Linamar and a bunch of clever companies and academic boffins all working in what we might term the connected and automated car space.


Briefing: key supplier tech update

22 October 2015

There is much more to the IAA in Frankfurt than a dazzling array of new cars. At the world's biggest auto show, suppliers' stands bristled with lightweight innovations to help reduce emissions as well as improve driver safety, comfort and communications. Matthew Beecham caught-up with executives from some of the world's leading component suppliers. This first instalment summarises the main IAA technology messages from Tedrive Steering, Johnson Controls, Continental and Hella.

Latest interviews


Continental on ADAS, sensor fusion and brakes

21 February 2017

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one component suppliers, we spoke to Alfred Eckert, Head of the Advanced Engineering Department at Continental Automotive.


Continental on AR-HUDs, gesture control, displays

1 February 2017

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with global component suppliers, we spoke to Alexander Klotz, head of advanced development, systems and technology interior division, Continental. He explained some of the technologies that the supplier highlighted at the most recent CES, including augmented reality head-up displays (AR-HUDs), gesture control and connectivity technologies.


Continental on the braking system market - Q&A

2 March 2016

The main improvements in braking systems in recent years have come from electronic controls - ABS, to ESC to brake-by-wire. Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one suppliers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Felix Bietenbeck, Head of Business Unit Vehicle Dynamics and Dr. Sören Kirchner, Head of Segment Electronic Parking Brakes, both part of Continental's Chassis & Safety Division about trends in the electronic braking system market.


Continental on next-generation sensors - Q&A

12 January 2016

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one suppliers, Matthew Beecham spoke to executives of Continental Automotive about next-generation sensors and market growth.

Latest news


Continental turns eHorizon into weather service

24 April 2017

Continental's latest innovation: Vehicles equipped with eHorizon.Weather supply exact weather information to optimise short-term forecasts and integrate real time, location specific weather data to alert drivers in advance of critical weather conditions.


Continental develops camera cleaning system

21 April 2017

Continental has developed a cleaning system for fish-eye automobile cameras that uses a water jet to remove dirt on the lens.


Continental invests in expansion of Morganton site

21 April 2017

Continental has announced a US$40m investment to expand its Morganton Plant, which manufactures automotive brake systems.


just-auto Plus only Continental/China Unicom establish ITS solution JV

20 April 2017

As one of the leading experts in vehicle systems and the digitisation of mobility, the technology company Continental is setting its course for accelerated growth in new mobility services. Along the company’s digitisation roadmap, a strategic joint...


just-auto Plus only Continental China appoints new president

19 April 2017

Effective 1 June 2017, Enno Tang (45), head of the Chassis and Safety division, China, and the Vehicle Dynamics business unit, China, will become the president of Continental’s organisation in China. He will succeed Dr. Ralf Cramer (51), Executive Board...


just-auto Plus only Continental opens new R&D centre in San Jose

13 April 2017

Technology company Continental is expanding the worldwide network of its research and development centres. On 12 April 2017, the DAX company opened a new location in San José in Silicon Valley, California, US, where up to 300 experts from all parts of...


Continental develops intuitive touch gestures

11 April 2017

To improve non-verbal communication between drivers and their vehicles, Continental says it has devised a range of user-friendly touch gestures for the cockpit - a combination of gesture interaction and touchscreens.


just-auto Plus only Continental to build new indoor tyre test centre

6 April 2017

Continental has announced the investment of approximately US$10m in a new indoor tyre test centre located in Uvalde, Texas, at the company's US proving grounds. "The new test centre will support our vision of being the preferred technology partner...


just-auto Plus only Continental to develop Road Condition Observer

5 April 2017

Wet and icy road conditions are frequent causes of accidents. Even experienced drivers can misjudge how well the tyres are gripping the road. The international technology company Continental is developing a new solution called Road Condition Observer in...


just-auto Plus only Continental CPC used in Mercedes E-Class models

28 March 2017

Whether it's a gasoline vehicle, diesel vehicle, or a plug-in hybrid: in all models of the new Mercedes E-Class, the central powertrain controller (CPC) from Continental acts as a gateway in taking on the role of the drive's electronic control centre....


just-auto Plus only Alpine reveals new A110 at Geneva show

8 March 2017

One year after the presentation of the Alpine Vision show car, Alpine on 7 March 2017 revealed at the Geneva Motor Show its production car: the new A110. Combining the timeless Alpine principles of light weight, agility and performance, this mid-engined...


just-auto Plus only ContiTech communications lead by new head

6 March 2017

On 1 February 2017, Claudia Lademann-Fleger (54) took over as head of communications at international technology company Continental’s ContiTech division in Hanover, Germany. In this role, she will be responsible for the strategic direction of internal...


just-auto Plus only Continental sales up 3% to EUR40.5bn in 2016

3 March 2017

In fiscal 2016, the technology company Continental comfortably achieved and in some cases slightly exceeded its annual targets as adjusted in the fall. The company also set the course for profitable growth in the future: “Today we are developing and...


Continental calls for clarity on data regulations

2 March 2017

Continental has called for clarity on data regulations for active safety.


just-auto Plus only Continental announces sharing bonus for employees

2 March 2017

Leading technology company Continental is rewarding the performance of its employees worldwide. For fiscal 2016, the company is intending to distribute a total of EUR150m (US$158m) to entitled employees. This will see employees in Germany alone receive roughly...


just-auto Plus only Continental acquires Hornschuch Group

2 March 2017

The purchase of the Hornschuch Group, Weißbach, by the international technology company Continental was completed on 1 March 2017. All of the responsible antitrust authorities had previously unconditionally approved the merger of the two companies. The...


Continental Tyre Mat Wilkinson UK sales director

24 February 2017

Continental Tyre Group has appointed Mat Wilkinson as Commercial Sales and Marketing Director for Continental Tyre Group, with responsibility for the UK and Republic of Ireland. 


Nexteer/Continental form joint venture

11 January 2017

Nexteer Automotive and Continental have announced their agreement to form a joint venture focused on the advancement of motion control systems and actuator components for automated driving.


Nexteer and Continental announce joint venture

11 January 2017

Nexteer Automotive and Continental announced during a press conference at the Detroit show their agreement to form a joint venture focused on the advancement of motion control systems and actuator components for automated driving.


Continental develops environment model for AD

5 January 2017

Continental is evaluating the next generation of an environment model to deliver a true-to-life, 360-degree view of a vehicle’s surroundings.


just-auto Plus only Continental to deliver over-the-air updates

4 January 2017

Step by step the vehicle is becoming part of the Internet of Everything, interfacing with an ever expanding spectrum of vehicle manufacturer and commercial services while continuously increasing owner value with every passing year. As a consequence the...


Continental speeds up evolution of AR HUDs

16 December 2016

Continental has entered into a strategic partnership with DigiLens, a specialist in holographic projection technology for application in automotive and consumer electronics.


Continental plant produces 48V hybrid assist

16 December 2016

Continental has started producing 48V hybrid assist systems at its Nuremberg plant in Germany. Continental is electrifying one diesel variant of both the new Renault Scénic and Grand Scénic model.


just-auto Plus only Continental develops biometric access system

16 December 2016

There is much more to innovative access systems than simply unlocking car doors or starting the engine. Continental will demonstrate the intelligence of today’s solutions at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in Las Vegas. Through the combination of the...


New Continental AdBlue dose system shines in tests

8 December 2016

Continental has introduced a new AdBlue dosing system for diesel engines fitted with SCR (selective catalytic reduction) technology for exhaust gas after treatment and said the system performed particularly well in recent independent tests.


Continental details innovative dual display

5 December 2016

Continental announced it is supplying Daimler with two widescreen, high-resolution displays - that appear to be a single unit - for the 10th generation Mercedes Benz E-Class.


Continental Connect infotainment on PSA models

29 November 2016

Peugeot, Citroën and DS brands are using a new infotainment system by Continental, which offers online services, as well as smartphone integration solutions, known as Connect.


just-auto Plus only Continental debuts MFST in Mercedes-Benz E-Class

23 November 2016

For drivers of the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan, spare batteries, power banks and cable clutter for smart devices are a thing of the past: The Multifunctional Smart Device Terminal (MFST) from the international technology company Continental is making its...


just-auto Plus only Continental/Oxford University join on AI research

14 November 2016

International technology company Continental and the University of Oxford are now conducting joint research in the field of artificial intelligence. The partnership between Continental and the department of engineering science at the University of Oxford will...


Continental reports 6% sales growth in Q3

10 November 2016

Continental says it accelerated its sales growth in the third quarter of 2016. However, the quarter was characterised by several isolated and unrelated circumstances in the Automotive divisions that had a negative impact on earnings.

Continental news

Continental turns eHorizon into weather service

24 April 2017

Continental's latest innovation: Vehicles equipped with eHorizon.Weather supply exact weather...


Continental develops camera cleaning system

21 April 2017

Continental has developed a cleaning system for fish-eye automobile cameras that uses a water jet...


Continental invests in expansion of Morganton site

21 April 2017

Continental has announced a US$40m investment to expand its Morganton Plant, which manufactures a...


just-auto Plus only Continental/China Unicom establish ITS solution JV

20 April 2017

As one of the leading experts in vehicle systems and the digitisation of mobility, the technology...


just-auto Plus only Continental China appoints new president

19 April 2017

Effective 1 June 2017, Enno Tang (45), head of the Chassis and Safety division, China, and the Ve...


just-auto Plus only Continental opens new R&D centre in San Jose

13 April 2017

Technology company Continental is expanding the worldwide network of its research and development...



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