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 […]

Continental invests in Israeli start-up Cartica AI

Continental has acquired a minority stake in Israeli artificial intelligence start-up Cartica AI for an undisclosed amount. Cartica AI develops algorithms to accelerate machine learning. Continental already uses technologies from the field of artificial intelligence for object recognition in advanced driver assistance systems. The sensor data and images are used to identify road traffic objects […]

Continental develops combined camera system for automated driving

Continental has developed an appropriate solution in the form of a combined camera system comprising an inward-looking infra-red camera and an outward-looking camera. This system monitors both the driver in the driver’s seat, continuously detecting whether he or she is able to take responsibility for driving, as well as the traffic situation in front of […]

Continental Toulouse Plant Always On The Brink Of Innovation

Continental, a technology company that serves mobility of the future, develops intelligent technologies for the transport of goods and people. It serves industries across the world through five divisions: Chassis & Safety, Powertrain, Interior, Tyres, and ContiTech. In France, the company is present in 18 sites and Continental Automotive in Toulouse is its headquarters. Having […]