Continental AG

Continental aims to more than double sales at rubber, plastics unit

April 8, 2014 13:11 CET
Continental says it has a goal of more than doubling sales at its rubber and plastics unit, Contitech, to over 11 billion euros ($15.1 billion) within the next decade.... Read More »

 

Schaeffler to expand cooperation with Continental

March 21, 2014 12:16 CET
Schaeffler says it will streamline its operations and widen cooperation with fellow German supplier Continental.... Read More »

 

More suppliers join turbo fray in race for mpg

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
The push to improve fuel economy has shaken up the auto industry's once-cozy world of turbocharger suppliers.... Read More »

 

Schaeffler appoints Knorr-Bremse exec Deller as CEO

Feb. 13, 2014 12:31 CET
Schaeffler has appointed auto-parts industry veteran Klaus Deller as its new CEO as the German supplier works to strengthen cooperation with Continental.... Read More »

 

Continental seeks to expand beyond auto business with U.S. acquisition

Feb. 11, 2014 06:01 CET
Continental agreed to buy Veyance Technologies for about $1.9 billion to expand beyond the auto business. Continental expects the purchase to boost profit of its ContiTech unit. U.S.-based Veyance makes industrial hoses and conveyor belts.... Read More »

 

BMW works on hands-free lane changes

Jan. 17, 2014 06:01 CET
In a bid to commercialize hands-free cars, BMW and supplier Continental are preparing a large-scale road test involving dozens of vehicles.... Read More »

 

2014 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

New approach to collaboration needed for auto innovation, panel says

12:10 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2014
Automakers need to revamp their decades-old relationships with suppliers and develop more collaborative relationships in order to quickly add new functionality to connected cars, a panel on vehicle technology and innovation agreed today at the Automotive News World Congress.... Read More »

 

Continental predicts sales growth of 5% in 2014

Jan. 13, 2014 12:14 CET
Continental predicts sales this year will jump 5 percent, a fifth consecutive year of record sales, after revenue rose 2 percent in 2013.... Read More »

 

Bosch, Continental, Denso fined by South Korea for price fixing

6:31 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23, 2013
South Korea's antitrust regulator fined units of Denso, Continental and Bosch a total of $107.99 million, saying they had fixed prices of parts sold to Hyundai and Kia. The fine comes as antitrust regulators from the United States to Europe and Japan crack down on price collusion among auto parts makers.... Read More »

 

Bosch, Continental, Denso fined by South Korea for price fixing

Dec. 23, 2013 12:31 CET
South Korea's antitrust regulator fined units of Denso, Continental and Bosch a total of $107.99 million, saying they had fixed prices of parts sold to Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia. The fine comes as antitrust regulators from the United States to Europe and Japan crack down on price collusion among auto parts makers.... Read More »

 

Continental raises earnings forecast on China, U.S. growth

Nov. 7, 2013 09:11 CET
Continental raised its earnings forecast for 2013 as growth in China and North America offset the effects of the euro's currency-market gains.... Read More »

 

Q&A

Continental banks on robust growth in China

Nov. 5, 2013 13:00 CET
Continental's China chief Ralf Cramer expects the supplier's China sales to jump by more than 15 percent this year, as the company invests heavily in the market.... Read More »

 

URSULA ZERILLI

Will self-driving technology prevent tragedies?

3:12 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
A Continental AG engineer flipped through PowerPoint presentation slides with statistics on how many people are killed every year in distracted driving-related accidents. But the presentation last week came at a terrible time -- hours after I found out that a 24-year-old friend had been killed in a vehicle crash.... Read More »

 

Continental extends CEO Degenhart's contract by 5 years

Sept. 26, 2013 10:53 CET
Continental's supervisory board has extended the contract of CEO Elmar Degenhart by another five years until the end of August 2019.... Read More »

 

Map ally to aid Conti's plan for autonomous cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22, 2013
Continental AG plans to enable vehicle navigation systems to spot potential hazards by looking "around the corner."... Read More »

 

Schaeffler sells 4% of Continental to cut debt

Sept. 17, 2013 10:57 CET
German supplier Schaeffler has sold a 3.9 percent stake in fellow supplier Continental for about 950 million euros to cut debt.... Read More »

 

Continental to partner with IBM on autonomous driving systems

Sept. 11, 2013 06:01 CET
German supplier Continental said it was teaming up with IBM, the world's biggest technology services company, on systems used for driverless cars.... Read More »

 

Continental to partner with IBM on autonomous driving systems

10:45 am U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2013
German automotive supplier Continental AG said it was teaming up with IBM, the world's biggest technology services company, on systems used for driverless cars.... Read More »

 

Automakers and suppliers work toward driverless future

Aug. 31, 2013 06:01 CET
Automakers and suppliers are rolling out systems that take over the wheel from the driver. Mercedes, BMW, Nissan and Volvo, along with suppliers Bosch and Continental, are among companies working on autonomous driving technology.... Read More »

 

Continental to work with Google, IBM on self-driving cars, report says

Aug. 21, 2013 18:42 CET
German auto supplier Continental is close to agreeing on alliances with Google and IBM to develop autonomous driving systems for cars, a German newspaper reported.... Read More »

 

Continental to work with Google, IBM on self-driving cars, report says

12:42 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2013
German auto supplier Continental AG is close to agreeing alliances with Google and IBM to develop autonomous driving systems for cars, a German newspaper reported today.... Read More »

 

Continental, Cisco collaborate on connected car concept

10:05 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2013
Continental AG today unveiled a proof-of-concept vehicle with technology from Cisco Systems that is designed to offer next-generation connectivity.... Read More »

 

Continental less upbeat as growth in tire sales slows

Aug. 1, 2013 13:31 CET
German auto parts and tire maker Continental AG nudged back its sales outlook for the year, blaming weaker-than-expected demand for aftermarket tires in Europe. Full-year sales may increase to about 34 billion euros, the supplier said, after predicting in early May that sales would exceed that level.... Read More »

 

Toyota targets fewer parts, complexity to speed product creation

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2013
Toyota has decided it no longer needs 50 kinds of air bags to protect drivers' knees. Ten, the company says, ought to suffice. In one of President Akio Toyoda's biggest initiatives since taking over in 2009, the company is winnowing the number of parts it uses and increasing common components across models.... Read More »

 

Germany's Continental develops navigation system for PSA in China

May 28, 2013 14:15 CET
German supplier Continental has developed a multimedia navigation system for PSA vehicles in China.... Read More »

 

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