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Continental, NVIDIA to produce ‘computer on wheels’ by 2021

Continental, NVIDIA to produce ‘computer on wheels’ by 2021

Continental and NVIDIA have partnered to create Artificial Intelligence (AI) self-driving vehicle systems based on the NVIDIA DRIVE platform, by 2021. The partnership will enable the development of AI computer systems that scale from automated Level 2 features through full Level 5 self-driving capabilities, where the vehicle has no steering wheel or pedals. Dedicated engineering

Make in India gets a push from this Global giant

Technology company Continental has inaugurated its new line for the production and assembly of Electronic Control Units (ECU) for two-wheeler and passenger car Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC). The new production line is part of its Bangalore Central Electronics Plant, largest plant of the company in India, catering to automotive OEMs.

Continental has big plans for HERE

Continental is all set to acquire five percent stake in mapping and location services firm HERE Technologies. Also, Continental will sign a collaboration agreement with HERE for technologies that facilitate the reliable availability of highly accurate data for the efficient transportation. The share will be sold by HERE’s current indirect shareholders, AUDI, BMW Group and

Continental successfully tests Cellular V2X in China

Continental and Huawei have conducted field trials to test the efficiency of the Cellular Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X) communication standard in Shanghai with positive results. The C-V2X is a wireless communication technology to use in automated driving and intelligent mobility. It allows road users to communicate leveraging LTE and in future, the 5G mobile network.

Continental to display new battery charging systems for EVs at CES

Continental will be demonstrating two new battery charging systems for electric vehicles (EV) at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from January 9 to 12, 2018 in Las Vegas the US. The automatic wireless charging system transfers charging power inductively, hence drivers no longer have to grapple with a cable. This system is accompanied by a

Continental launches fifth-gen radar sensors for automated driving

By 2017 end, over 30 million radar sensors from Continental will be in use globally Continental has introduced the fifth generation of its short- and long-range radar sensors, which will enter series production in 2019. It is based on a scalable modular principle and with its graduated function scopes, it supports vehicle manufacturers’ different requirements

Continental adds Timing Chains to its product portfolio

Continental has added Timing Chains for the automotive aftermarket to its portfolio of drive components. The company has long been known as a specialist in modern drive belts and it was, therefore, a logical further step for the company to react to current market developments and include timing chains in its range. “We are constantly

Continental opens Turbocharger plant in China

Continental has opened its first non-European turbocharger plant at the Continental site in Jiading near Shanghai, China. The new facility will produce the cutting-edge 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. In the Chinese market, this 2.0-liter turbocharged

Continental, Schaeffler jointly celebrate Premium Supplier Day

Continental and Schaeffler have celebrated their fourth joint Premium Supplier Day in Frankfurt. They have been cooperating in purchasing for the past eight years and every two years they select or confirm a number of joint Premium Suppliers. This year’s event was attended by 32 suppliers from nine countries. From a total of more than

Continental Acquires Argus Cyber Security

Continental is acquiring Argus Cyber Security (Argus), one of the global leaders in this domain, to further strengthen and enhance its capabilities in automotive cybersecurity. Connected mobility is turning into a potential target for cyber-attacks, posing risk to human lives and property. In response, vehicle manufacturers and suppliers around the world are defining and implementing