Continental Automotive technology concepts

By | 2017-10-02T18:40:00+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology|Tags: , |

Continental has so many new technologies coming out, some production, some concepts. Here are some clever ideas that haven't gotten the attention they deserve. Continental Automotive Camera Cleaning Systems At least once a week I clean my windshield. I do that so that I can see out of the windshield better. It's something most of [...]

Cruising Chauffeur for emergency situations

By | 2017-09-13T01:20:31+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology|Tags: , , |

"We are working on the entire chain for autonomous driving," Dr. Oliver Fochler said as he drove the test vehicle around the track in Hannover, Germany. He talked about the software, sensors, actuators, what will the cars of tomorrow look like, what will autonomous cars need. We are going around the track, time after time, [...]

Braking news! Continental does a wheelie for EVs

By | 2017-08-15T16:09:38+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Continental AG, Tires|Tags: , , |

The wheels on the EV go round and round, round and round. No matter how much you rethink the wheel, they are round, but that round wheel made out of dandelions still has a lot of technology wear left in it. Continental has generated a new wheel for electric vehicles with the New Wheel Concept, [...]

ZF, Continental CAMPING, Hella, WAPo Carchat

By | 2017-08-14T13:55:26+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Continental AG, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, This week was a bit longer than most. I thought I was getting out of the California heat by going to Austria and Germany, only to find myself in 95 degrees and humidity (something you DCers know all too well; humidity). Heat exhaustion is a real thing; make sure your [...]