Continental rejigs top management

The Supervisory Board of Continental has approved the largest organisational changes in the company’s history. Following this, Executive Board member Nikolai Setzer (47), responsible for the Tyre division and Corporate Purchasing, will switch to Continental’s Automotive Group on April 1, 2019. Here, he will assume the new position of spokesman for the Automotive Board and […]

Continental Aids OEM’s Drive To Electronics, Software For Compliance

Continental Automotive Components India, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Continental AG, has over 8,000 employees across 15 locations, including eight plants and a Technical Centre that supports Continental’s global R&D activities. Alexander Klotz, Head, Technical Centre India, spoke to T Murrali of AutoParts Asia on the changing landscape in the automotive industry, increasing use of electronics and […]

Continental unveils new metal water pump housing for engines

Continental has unveiled a new metal water pump housing for vehicle engines, made of plastic, mostly polyethylene or polyurethane. This material is comparatively inexpensive and popular in automotive engineering. The new water pump housing is made of cast aluminum and is therefore significantly tougher and more durable. Continental offers registered workshops a five-year guarantee on […]

Continental, HP launch blockchain-based platform for safety

Continental and Hewlett Packard Enterprise will launch a new platform to enable new digital services that improve driver safety and convenience in 2019. It will help car manufacturers monetise their data and differentiate brands. Based on blockchain technology, the platform provides data sovereignty, security, transparency, and efficiency to overcome the barriers of sharing vehicle data. […]

Continental completes acquisition of Kathrein Automotive

Continental has completed the acquisition of Kathrein Automotive after antitrust authorities officially approved the transaction. It will consolidate the company’s position on the growing vehicle antenna market. A connected vehicle can contain over 22 installed antennas. Backed by Kathrein Automotive’s expertise, Continental can offer a broad portfolio ranging from rod antennas to the Intelligent Antenna […]