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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

Cruising Chauffeur will be ready for production in 2020

Highly automated driving on highways is becoming a reality. Continental started testing systems like this on public roads in 2012 in Nevada, the US. The Cruising Chauffeur function gives vehicles the ability to take over the driving task on highways in accordance with the national traffic regulations. Cruising Chauffeur is Automated driving for highway/freeway environments

Continental Expands Telematics Portfolio with Seamless Connectivity

Today’s vehicles include up to 100 computing units and millions of lines of code. Keeping this digital network updated or installing new functions has most often required a trip to the dealership, until now. “With more vehicles becoming digitized and drivers being used to a digital lifestyle, it is essential to keep the vehicle software

Continental Leads In New Mobility Technologies

Continental, which develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods, has extended its leading position in the rapidly growing market for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and clean, intelligent, and connected vehicles. The company is working on making 3D Flash LIDAR technology ready for production. In a similar way to an echo sounding, this