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Continental develops Control Element for automated driving

Continental develops Control Element for automated driving

To further advance the development of automated driving, technology company Continental has developed a central input device. The Smart Control input device transparently and intuitively configures the change of role from driver to user of automated driving functions. It informs vehicle occupants if automated driving or manual driving is possible and can also be used

Continental’s 3D Display and Digital Magazine emerge winners

Continental’s 3D display and digital corporate magazine became winners in the Automotive Brand Contest 2017. The technology company’s display solution impressed the judges as a design product for the cockpit in the ‘Parts & Accessories’ category. “With our 3D display surface, we are offering carmakers a genuine alternative to the old-fashioned flat media display. The

Continental has an ‘electrified’ solution for fuel evaporation

Continental has introduced the Active Purge Pump (APP) as a new solution to meet stricter hydrocarbon evaporation legislation around the globe. It is a modifiable product which can be adapted to customer applications and systems. “Continental has developed an electrified solution to further reduce cumulated hydrocarbon (HC) evaporative emissions. For the first time, the Active

Continental’ s VoicR application assists drivers and fleets digitally

Continental has developed VoicR application software to enhance communication for drivers and fleets. Using this software, Taxi drivers can exchange information with other traffic participants via smartphone software and are informed about the traffic situation in advance. Logistics companies can send requests to drivers who still have space on their loading platforms and fleet managers

Greater road safety with Continental’s personalised light effects

Continental has created an innovative further development of its surface materials to increase road safety. The integration of light effects in decorative surfaces for vehicle interiors is an important milestone, the company claims. This will be useful for electrified and autonomous mobility. Describing the potential of the translucent Acella Hylite trim material, Jens Jünemann, head

Continental introduces cutting-edge brake technology MK C1

Continental has developed its electronic brake solution MK C1 targeted to the additional requirements of highly automated driving. As the MK C1 is a by-wire system, which offers a particularly fast, precise and autonomous pressure build-up, it is ideally suited for automated driving. To achieve the requirements of braking redundancy, Continental has combined the MK

Continental acquires minority stake in EasyMile

Continental will acquire a minority share in French autonomous driving company EasyMile SAS, which is developing driverless electric shuttles. Autonomous shuttles (or robo-taxis) are set to play a key role in efficiently addressing the “first mile – last mile challenge”, enabling seamless mobility services for urban and suburban demographics. In addition to Continental’s equity investment

Continental’s CubE to enable driverless mobility in cities

Continental has built a demo vehicle to enable driverless mobility, especially in cities. The vehicle, named CUbE (Continental Urban Mobility Experience) will start its trials at Continental’s Frankfurt location, which contains a typical city infrastructure.  New technologies are used in the vehicle such as the laser sensor. Based on this expertise, these systems will be

Continental’s ‘AllCharge’ system wins award

Continental’s ‘AllCharge’ system has won the special award in the Connectivity category  at the “Auto Test Winner” 2017 awards organised by  German car magazine Auto Test. The new charging system will be presented to the general public for the first time at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in September. “We are delighted to receive this

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