Continental announced today it will begin production of intelligent stability and handling systems for the new 2001 full-size Toyota Sequoia sport utility vehicle manufactured by Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana. In support of the Sequoia program, Continental will provide a customized version of its Electronic Stability Program that includes ABS (Anti-lock Brake System), EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution), TCS (Traction Control System), and ESP (Electronic Stability Program) functions. The safety system will be produced at Continental's Electronic Brake System plant in Morganton, N.C. and its actuation plant in Asheville, N.C.