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Toyota may not benefit from hybrid patent release - Moody's

21 May 2019

Moody's Japan reckons the release by Toyota Motor of its hybrid vehicle technology patents could increase demand for full hybrids but the rise of competing hybrid systems and increased product diversification mean it is uncertain how much the automaker will benefit from its patent release.


Volvo's 'American car' gets a UK visa

13 May 2019

This new S60 may well be the first Volvo Car made in the United States (but not in North America as there once was a CKD kit assembly operation in Canada) but you'd be hard pushed to find any evidence anywhere an owner might look.


Continental Q1 net income down 22% to EUR575m

9 May 2019

Continental has posted year-on-year first-quarter net income attributable to the shareholders of the parent, down 22% to EUR575m (US$643m), although it says sales were "on par" at EUR11bn.


Continental re-org takes shape starting with powertrain unit

30 April 2019

Continental says its powertrain business has become the first part of the group to complete its realignment, with the management team fully in place since April 1, 2019.


Continental reports EUR11bn sales in Q1 2019

29 April 2019

Continental says it has managed a solid start to the new business year. Thanks to its technology portfolio, the company has been able to distance itself from the substantial downward trend on the market. At EUR11.0bn (US$12.3bn), sales were on par with the prior year level. The adjusted EBIT margin was 8.1?% (adjusted EBIT: EUR884m).


Continental expands global logistics centre in Gross-Rohrheim

2 April 2019

Continental has expanded its logistics centre in Gross-Rohrheim south of Frankfurt, supplying dealers across the world with spare parts.


Continental provides car sharing access and start

25 March 2019

Continental is providing a keyless technology system, QuickStart, for Hiyacar, the peer to peer car sharing platform ('Airbnb for cars').


Hella and partners develop Open fusion platform for autonomous driving

22 March 2019

A German research network with reputable research institutions, universities, IT companies and also companies from the automotive industry says it has developed a near-series fusion platform with open interfaces (Open Fusion Platform, abbreviated to OFP).


Continental posts strong set of 2018 results

11 March 2019

Continental has posted a strong set of financial results for 2018. The company’s sales totaled EUR44.4bn and the adjusted EBIT margin was 9.3%, which meant that the supplier giant achieved its adjusted annual targets.


Continental appoints Gilles Mabire as CVAM head

18 February 2019

Continental has appointed Gilles Mabire as new head of Commercial Vehicles and Aftermarket Business Unit (CVAM) from 1 April.


Continental acquires Kathrein Automotive

6 February 2019

Continental has acquired Kathrein Automotive for an undisclosed price after antitrust authorities cleared the transaction.


Mercedes researches AV trust with cooperative car

30 January 2019

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz said it was researching people's informed trust of autonomous vehicles with the help of a cooperative car.


Continental supplies eTorque system for new Jeep Wrangler

17 January 2019


2019 CES world debuts list

11 January 2019

OEMs, tech companies and suppliers announced multiple vehicle and technology world premieres at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


CES – Continental on tomorrow’s mobility solutions

10 January 2019

Continental is using this year’s CES to demonstrate its solutions and key technologies for future cities around the theme "Mobility at your service. Freedom to Live." To learn more, we spoke to Ralph Lauxmann, Head of Systems & Technology, Chassis & Safety Division, Continental and Dr. Karsten Michels, Head of Systems & Technology, Interior Division, Continental.


Novares launches new surface finishing technology at Portugal factory

11 December 2018

Novares has introduced new In-Mould Labeling (IML) technology at its factory in Leiria, Portugal, for the surface finishing of plastic parts for the automotive industry.


Continental opens Taraxagum Lab Anklam research laboratory for Dandelion rubber

6 December 2018

Continental has officially inaugurated its research laboratory Taraxagum Lab Anklam in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany.


Continental develops 'see-through' A-pillar

25 October 2018

Continental has developed a 'virtual A-Pillar' to help remove forward blind spots. The front support pillars, often referred to as A-pillars, anchor the windshield and the beginning foundation of the vehicle’s roof.


Jaguar I-PACE: Innovative Continental Power Electronics for Top-Class Electric Performance

23 October 2018


Continental opens new hose plant in China

22 October 2018

Continental last week opened a new automotive hose manufacturing plant in Qingdao in China's Shandong province, according to local reports.


Continental, TU Darmstadt, develop machine-learning ADAS

17 October 2018

In the fourth stage of the PRORETA research project, Continental and TU Darmstadt have developed a machine-learning vehicle system designed to support drivers in urban traffic and have installed it in a prototype.


Knorr-Bremse and Continental combine on CV autonomous

19 September 2018

Knorr-Bremse and Continental will combine resources to develop a complete system for highly automated driving (HAD) in commercial vehicles.


Continental buys Australian retail group

21 August 2018

KMART Tyre & Auto Service, part of the Wesfarmers group, has been sold to German tyre company Continental for A$350m, according to an Australian media report.


Continental H1 profit up 4% to EUR1.6bn

6 August 2018

Continental has posted first-half net income up 4% to EUR1.6bn (US$1.8bn), with sales growth rising 5.4% to EUR22.4bn.


Continental Structural to add SMC line at Pouance facility

1 August 2018

Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), a Teijin Group Company, is to install a sheet moulding compound (SMC) line at its facility in Pouance, France, to support the need for its composite formulations in Europe.


Continental and UC Berkeley partner over AI research

31 July 2018


Continental and Argus team on cyber security for connected cars

25 July 2018

Continental is to offer end-to-end cyber security and over-the-air software update solutions from Argus and Elektrobit (EB) pre-integrated into its connected vehicle electronics products, including telematics units, infotainment systems, gateways and more.


Continental breaks ground on Lithuania plant

23 July 2018

Continental has broken ground at its first EUR95m (US$111m) plant in Kaunas, Lithuania, creating around 1,000 new jobs.


Continental to restructure into three business sectors

19 July 2018

The board of Continental is to undertake one of the 'largest organisational realignments in the company’s history' with three new business sectors created. One of the sectors - powertrain - is being readied for a partial IPO in 2019.


Continental acquires Czech tyre assembly machines supplier VUK

11 July 2018

Continental has taken over the Czech machine tool manufacturer VUK.

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Continental news

Toyota may not benefit from hybrid patent release

21 May 2019

Moody's Japan reckons the release by Toyota Motor of its hybrid vehicle technology patents co...


Volvo's 'American car' gets a UK visa

13 May 2019

This new S60 may well be the first Volvo Car made in the United States (but not in North America...


Continental Q1 net income down 22% to EUR575m

9 May 2019

Continental has posted year-on-year first-quarter net income attributable to the shareholders of...


Continental re-org starts with powertrain unit

30 April 2019

Continental says its powertrain business has become the first part of the group to complete its r...


Continental reports EUR11bn sales in Q1 2019

29 April 2019

Continental says it has managed a solid start to the new business year. Thanks to its technology...


Continental expands logistics centre in Germany

2 April 2019

Continental has expanded its logistics centre in Gross-Rohrheim south of Frankfurt, supplying dea...



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