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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


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.


just-auto Plus only Continental US begins production of 48-volt drive

10 November 2016

For years, the automotive industry has been talking about introducing mild hybrid systems based on 48-volt technology. Continental has now begun volume production of the first low-voltage hybrid drive, which will be introduced by French carmaker Renault...


just-auto Plus only Continental breaks ground for Mississippi plant

7 November 2016

Continental, the worldwide premium tyre manufacturer and technology company, has, on 3 November, 2016, officially broken ground at the site of its new tyre plant near Clinton, Mississippi, in the US. The ceremony, attended by state and local governmental...


just-auto Plus only Continental appoints corporate technology officer

2 November 2016

International technology company Continental has appointed Kurt Lehmann (54) as corporate technology officer (CTO). Lehmann, who began his career at Continental in 1986 working in development in Auburn Hills, Michigan, US, has been Continental’s senior...


just-auto Plus only Continental electrifies new Renault/Grand Scenic

21 October 2016

Continental is electrifying one diesel variant of both the new Renault Scénic and Grand Scénic models. The system, offered as a "Hybrid Assist" uses a 48-volt hybrid drive in production vehicles for the first time. The technology is a...


just-auto Plus only Continental develops new audio management system

18 October 2016

Turn signals, parking assist, navigation instructions, audible alerts, incoming messages and telephone calls, cars today are equipped with a multitude of sound sources. These alerts and sounds have typically been controlled independently of each other. As a...


just-auto Plus only Continental US recalls 14,567 passenger tyres

17 October 2016

Continental Tyre the Americas, ("CTA") on 14 October 2016 announced a voluntary recall involving 14,567 passenger tyres after discovering potential contamination to the belt package that occurred during the production process. This potential...


just-auto Plus only Continental opens expanded Czech CV tyre facility

17 October 2016

On 11 October, 2016, the worldwide premium tyre manufacturer and technology company Continental inaugurated a newly reconstructed truck tyre production hall in its manufacturing facility in Otrokovice, Czech Republic. The reconstruction project was the biggest...


just-auto Plus only Benecke-Kaliko acquires Hornschuch Group

17 October 2016

The Hornschuch Group is one of the leading manufacturers of design, functional and compact films, foam laminates, and artificial leather for industrial applications (furniture and construction industry) and for the automotive sector. Hornschuch generated sales...


Early Adient bird catches Slovakian worm

14 October 2016

Adient says its early entry into Slovenia helped it establish a bulwark against the threat of fierce competition for labour in low-cost emerging markets.


just-auto Plus only Continental acquires major stake in Zonar Systems

5 October 2016

Continental is intensifying its ongoing activities in the fleet management service business and is acquiring a majority stake in the smart fleet management technology provider Zonar. This venture has the potential to chart the course of the future of smart...


just-auto Plus only Continental accelerates growth in mobility service

3 October 2016

As one of the leading experts in vehicle systems and the digitalisation of mobility, the technology company Continental, Hanover and Regensburg, Germany, is setting its course for accelerated growth in new mobility services. Along the company’s...


just-auto Plus only Foton launches Aumark Super truck at Hannover Show

27 September 2016

On 22 September, 2016, Foton joined hands with members of the “China Intelligent Connected Super Truck Alliance (CICSA)” such as Daimler, Cummins, ZF and Continental to deliver Foton Super Trucks global launch ceremony during IAA 2016 in...


just-auto Plus only Foton Auman Super Truck launched at Hanover Show

27 September 2016

On 21 September, the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 was kicked off. As one of the world’s largest, most influential commercial vehicle exhibitions, the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016, themed with “driven by ideas”, has attracted nearly 2000...


just-auto Plus only Contitech develops hi-temp sleeve air springs

22 September 2016

ContiTech has further expanded its range of temperature-resistant air springs. Sleeve air springs for cab suspension are now also suitable for extreme temperatures between -40°C and +100°C. As a result, they meet the increasing requirements for...


just-auto Plus only Continental/TomTom partner over data archiving

22 September 2016

TomTom Telematics and Continental have announced a collaboration to create a more efficient data archiving solution for HGVs. The alliance brings together Europe’s number one fleet management and transportation compliance solution providers, and will...


just-auto Plus only Continental iTyres with digital tyre check sensors

22 September 2016

In 2013, with the release of the ContiPressureCheck tyre pressure monitoring system, Continental paved the way for intelligent tyres. And now, with its iTyre range, the premium tyre manufacturer is unveiling an even more user-friendly digital tyre check...


just-auto Plus only Continental develops ProViu Detect system

22 September 2016

Around 20% of accidents involving trucks with pedestrians or cyclists occur when the vehicle is turning right, and this is why Continental, the international technology company decided to develop a system that assists truck drivers on right turns, making the...

Continental news

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...


just-auto Plus only Continental on ADAS, sensors and tomorrow’s brakes

14 February 2017

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one component suppliers, we spoke to...


Continental on AR-HUDs, gesture control, displays

1 February 2017

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with global component suppliers, we spoke to Alexande...


just-auto Plus only Continental on AR-HUDs, gesture control, display a

25 January 2017

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with global component suppliers, we spoke to Al...


Nexteer/Continental form joint venture

11 January 2017

Nexteer Automotive and Continental have announced their agreement to form a joint venture focused...


Nexteer and Continental announce joint venture

11 January 2017

Nexteer Automotive and Continental announced during a press conference at the Detroit show their...



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