Continental achieves one million instrument clusters production in India

Continental has achieved production and sales of one million instrument clusters in India in 2018, the highest annual milestone for the product achieved by their Central Electronics Plant in Bangalore. Continental has over 100 years of experience in developing and producing driver information systems and solutions. As a full-range provider, Continental’s portfolio includes all instrumentation variations, from entry-level to premium models, from simple analog to complex full digital solutions. In India, Continental supplies instrument clusters to all key vehicle manufacturers for the domestic market as well as exports

Dr. Frank Rabe, Executive Vice President and head of BU Instrumentation & Driver HMI, Continental AG, said, “This milestone for ContinentalIndiaunderscores our strength in the market, considering the total production volume of passenger cars in India in 2018 was approximately 4 million. In addition to serving the Indian market, our instrument clusters are also fitted in cars sold in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa.”

Prasad C Basappa, Head of Instrumentation & Driver HMI business for India, “Our instrument clusters continue to be in high demand. With the growth of the Indian market, we are expanding the range of models we serve. We have continuously developed the technology, and thanks to our close collaboration with customers, we have been able to harmonize our products to customer requirements at optimal cost. We crossed the production and sales of one million clusters in one year. This translates into approximately three clusters produced every minute at our plant – therefore, in a minute there are three cars sold somewhere in the world, with an instrument cluster produced by Continental in Bangalore.”

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