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Continental to display new battery charging systems for EVs at CES

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

Continental to Construct First Plant in Lithuania

Continental has begun the construction of a new manufacturing plant in Lithuania. By choosing the location in the Kaunas region, Continental is increasing the production of electronic components for European markets. The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for the middle of 2018. The company plans to invest €95 million over the next five years and will

Continental, China Unicom Smart Connection form JV

Technology firm Continental and China Unicom Smart Connection (CUSC) have formed an equal 50% share joint venture – Unicom Continental Intelligent Transportation Technology (Shanghai) Company Limited (UCIT) during the second Global CCAR and IoT MNO Summit. Enno Tang, President and CEO of Continental China, and Jiang Zhengxin, Senior Vice President of China Unicom attended and

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