Continental


All the very latest information about Continental AG in one place. The latest Continental AG business news, analysis, comment and interviews, all from our automotive industry experts at just-auto.

Brands related to this company: Conti-Tech

Latest insights


Cleaner, connected, ‘breathing’ tyres

30 April 2018

The tyre is a highly complex product packed with advanced material engineering. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of research snapshots, this one focuses on some recent advances in the tyres arena.


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.

Latest interviews


LiDAR Q&A with Velodyne

14 January 2018

At the 2018 CES in Las Vegas just-auto's Calum MacRae chatted with John Eggert, director, automotive sales and marketing, at Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. of San Jose, CA. Velodyne is one of the leading developers and manufacturers of LiDAR sensors and its PUCK sensors have been deployed on numerous autonomous test vehicles. 


CES - Continental Q&A

8 January 2018

Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with automotive suppliers exhibiting at CES, we spoke to Dr Karsten Michels, head of Interior Systems & Technology, division Interior, Continental to learn more about the company’s showcase.


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.

Latest news


Continental increases its stakes in DigiLens

18 May 2018

Continental is increasing its investment in DigiLens, the Silicon Valley-based holographic waveguide projection technology company.


Continental says Q1 order intake at record level

8 May 2018

Continental says its overall order intake for Q1 hit a record level (with the order intake on automotive business at EUR11bn - also a record).


just-auto Plus only Continental expands global test drives

27 April 2018

The technology company Continental is expanding its global development activities for the safe launch of automated driving. The engineers are now also testing their test vehicles on autobahns in Lower Saxony. The developers test the systems of the test...


just-auto Plus only Continental building new distribution centre

24 April 2018

Continental has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a cutting-edge distribution centre near Hanover airport. Representatives from the world of politics, construction companies, Continental and the project developer cleared the way for the...


just-auto Plus only Continental/VGF launch autonomous trial

18 April 2018

Developing, researching and experiencing the future – this is where the technology company Continental, Frankfurt transport authority (Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main, VGF) and Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS) are working...


Continental China building new production facility

16 April 2018

Continental has celebrated the groundbreaking of its greenfield facility in Wuhu, China, dedicated to powertrain components.


just-auto Plus only Continental Kaluga plant produces 10m tyres

16 April 2018

The leading technology company Continental, celebrated the production of its 10,000,000 tyre at its tyre plant in Kaluga, Russia, only five years after the start of production. The Kaluga team welcomed on this special occasion government officials,...


Continental develops aquaplaning detection system

13 April 2018

Continental is working on an automatic system to warn of the risk of aquaplaning.


Osram and Continental agree lighting joint venture

4 April 2018

Osram and Continental have agreed a joint venture, in which each has a 50% stake, to combine respective expertise in lighting, light control and electronics.


Continental/ CITC create JV for 48V mild hybrid

7 March 2018

Continental and Chinese automotive supplier and battery manufacturer CITC (Sichuan Chengfei Integration Technology Co., Ltd.) will establish a joint venture for the development and production of 48-volt battery systems for the automotive industry.


Continental plans new Hungarian plant

23 February 2018

Continental has announced the construction of a new manufacturing plant in Hungary to expand its automotive electronics production footprint.


Qualcomm to accelerate commercialisation of C-V2X

23 February 2018

Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, is working with an ecosystem of leading carmakers and automotive suppliers to accelerate the commercial introduction of Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technology using the Qualcomm 9150 C-V2X chipset solution.


Continental/NVIDIA join on self-driving solutions

6 February 2018

Continental and NVIDIA have announced that they are partnering to create Artificial Intelligence (AI) self-driving vehicle systems based on the NVIDIA Drive platform, with a planned market introduction in 2021 for level 3 features.


just-auto Plus only ContiTech investing further in Hungary

26 January 2018

ContiTech is building on its commitment to Hungary. Over the past one and a half years, the industrial supplier – part of German technology company Continental – has invested around EUR20m (US$24.9m) in its location at Nyíregyháza...


Detroit -Nexteer expands steering technology suite

17 January 2018

Nexteer Automotive has unveiled details of the expansion of its steering technology suite at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).


just-auto Plus only Continental 48v starter generator powers Audi A8

16 January 2018

When coasting to a halt at a red light, the engine in the new Audi A8 shuts down at about 14 mph - much earlier than with a conventional stop-start system. The engine also shuts down periodically during steady-state cruising at speeds starting at approximately...


CES-Continental shows new battery charging system

9 January 2018

Continental is demonstrating two new battery charging systems at this week's CES in Las Vegas.


Conti/Bosch to buy 5% each of Here Technologies

4 January 2018

Continental and Bosch are to acquire a 5% stake in mapping and location services provider, Here Technologies.


Continental and Huawei collaborate on connectivity

20 December 2017

Continental and Huawei have been working with a wireless communication technology called the Cellular Vehicle to Everything, or C-V2X, for autonomous drive applications.


Continental develops fifth generation radar sensor

30 November 2017

Continental says it has developed the fifth generation of its short- and long-range radar sensors, which will enter series production in 2019. Not only does the new generation have greater capacity, it is also based on a scalable modular principle, it says, which, with its graduated function scopes, flexibly supports vehicle manufacturers’ different requirements and electrical-electronic (E/E) architectures.


Continental opens new turbocharger plant in China

28 November 2017

Continental is opening of its first non-European turbocharger plant at the Continental site in Jiading, a suburb of Shanghai, China (production starting this month). The new facility will start producing the Raax turbocharger, developed by Continental for the Volkswagen Group’s EA888 Gen.3B engine platform and in production in Europe since 2016 in the Audi A3.


Continental/Schaeffler hold Premium Supplier Day

28 November 2017

Continental and Schaeffler have staged their fourth joint Premium Supplier Day in Frankfurt.


just-auto Plus only Continental building new tyre plant in Thailand

28 November 2017

The leading technology company Continental celebrated the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony, marking the start of construction of its new Greenfield tyre plant in Rayong, Thailand. The ceremony was attended by Chalee Chotiwong, Chief of Provincial...


Lincoln puts Continental HUDs in production

15 November 2017

Ford premium brand Lincoln is putting Continental's head-up display with digital micromirror device (DMD) technology into production for the first time.


Continental posts Q3 sales up 7% to EUR10.7bn

10 November 2017

Continental has reported third-quarter sales up 7% to EUR10.7bn (US$12.5bn), while the nine-month equivalent rose 9% to EUR32.7bn.


Continental/Osram establish auto lighting JV

7 November 2017

Continental and Osram have announced their intention to establish a new lighting joint venture that will combine lighting technology with electronics and software to develop, manufacture and market 'intelligent lighting solutions for the automotive industry'.


Continental acquires Israeli start-up Argus

6 November 2017

Continental is acquiring Israeli start-up, Argus Cyber Security to become part of its Elektrobit (EB) subsidiary.


just-auto Plus only Continental acquiring Argus Cyber Security

6 November 2017

In order to further strengthen and enhance its capabilities in automotive cyber security, the technology company Continental is acquiring Argus Cyber Security (Argus), one of the global leaders in this domain. Vehicles are becoming increasingly connected...


Continental develops control element for AD

17 October 2017

Continental says it has developed a new control tool to aid the transfer of control between driver and vehicle. Located in the centre console of the vehicle, it continuously informs vehicle occupants of the current driving mode using its kinematic function. The device can be operated in a similar way to a joystick and provides variable haptic feedback to the operator.


just-auto Plus only Continental acquires OTA keys

22 September 2017

Continental announced with its Key as a Service portfolio the availability of its cloud-based solutions Continental Smart Access (CoSmA) and Remote Cloud Key (RCK) to provide convenient and secure keyless vehicle access and start authorisation. Both solutions...

Continental news

Continental increases its stakes in DigiLens

18 May 2018

Continental is increasing its investment in DigiLens, the Silicon Valley-based holographic wavegu...


Continental says Q1 order intake at record level

8 May 2018

Continental says its overall order intake for Q1 hit a record level (with the order intake on aut...


Cleaner, connected, ‘breathing’ tyres

30 April 2018

The tyre is a highly complex product packed with advanced material engineering. Continuing just-a...


just-auto Plus only Continental expands global test drives

27 April 2018

The technology company Continental is expanding its global development activities for the safe la...


just-auto Plus only Continental building new distribution centre

24 April 2018

Continental has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a cutting-edge distributio...


just-auto Plus only Continental/VGF launch autonomous trial

18 April 2018

Developing, researching and experiencing the future – this is where the technology company...



Forgot your password?