More German drivers doubt technical reliability of Automated Driving: Study

German drivers are ambivalent about automated driving. While around two thirds would prefer to be chauffeured electronically through stressful traffic jam situations or narrow roadworks on the highway, the number of people who doubt the technical reliability of the technology has risen from 48 to 57 percent in the last five years, reveals Continental Mobility […]

BharatBenz’s first vehicle crosses 10 lakh km milestone

BharatBenz has reached another milestone as the brand’s first vehicle crossed the mark of 10 lakh kilometres – with the original engine and transmission. The heavy-duty truck has been showcased to operators and truckers across India, touring with a convoy that completed a pan-Indian yatra of 10,000 kilometres over 40 days. Rajaram Krishnamurthy, Vice President […]

Continental names Dr Dirk Abendroth as new CTO

Continental has appointed Dr Dirk Abendroth (43) as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the future Continental Automotive group sector effective January 1, 2019. By the end of next year, Continental will unite the technologies for autonomous driving and connected mobility in this sector. Abendroth will assume responsibility for the associated global research and development function. […]

Volkswagen unveils first small car SUV ‘T-Cross’

Volkswagen has presented its new T-Cross, the company’s first small car SUV. World premiere held in Amsterdam, Shanghai and São Paulo. The urban crossover model will soon be captivating hearts in the markets of three continents. Ralf Brandstätter, Chief Operating Officer of Volkswagen Brand, introduced the new T-Cross together with Cara Delevingne, British supermodel, actress, […]