Continental wins Chinese awards

Continental has received the 2019 China Automobile and Parts ‘Technology Innovation Award’ for its low-odor PVC surface materials. Dr. Jenny Yu, Head of Research and Development (R&D) for Continental’s surface materials in China, won the Automotive Innovation Leadership Award, which recognized her years of dedication to research and development activities and outstanding leadership in the […]

World’s first long-range radar from Continental turns 20

World’s first long-range radar celebrates two decades of existence in 2019. Continental played a key role in this joint development with Mercedes: in the Mercedes S-Class (W220 series) in 1999. Daimler offered its adaptive cruise control system under the name “Distronic”. It was the first adaptive cruise control (ACC) system in the world to use […]

BorgWarner supplies P2 Hybrid solutions to China’s ChangAn

BorgWarner will supply its triple-clutch P2 drive module and electro-hydraulic control unit to China OEM ChangAn Automobile. The mass production of P2 modules on the new model of Changan will happen in 2020. The highly integrated P2 drive module and electro-hydraulic control unit offer improved fuel economy and emissions. Its scalable, modular design covers different […]

Bosch launches IoT product in India

Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions (RBEI) has launched an IOT enabled public infrastructure monitoring solution in Bangalore, India. Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has unveiled the product. “Bosch’s IoT based solution is made in Bengaluru for India…to address a safety issue in our growing cities. Our solution will enable manufacturers manage a smooth […]

Vitesco Technologies is Continental Powertrain’s new name

Continental Powertrain has been renamed as Vitesco Technologies. The company will exhibit at EICMA 2019 from November 7–10, 2019 in Milan, Italy. Organizational independence gives Vitesco Technologies the required entrepreneurial scope to respond promptly and individually to the wide range of requirements. The name “Vitesco,” derived from vita (Latin for life), stands for energy, speed, […]

Dana, Lonestar launch fully electrified terminal tractor

Dana Incorporated has launched a fully electrified terminal tractor with Lonestar Specialty Vehicles at the North American Commercial Vehicle show. The new Spicer Electrified e-Powertrain system is designed and manufactured by Dana as a completely electric powertrain solution for use on vehicles built by Lonestar. Lonestar SV, founded in 2014, specialises in the final stage […]