Dr. Elmar Degenhart is the Chief Executive Officer of Continental AG and has been it’s Chairman of Executive Board since August 12, 2009. Degenhart talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) about Continental partnership with Nokia’s HERE.

Continental already has partnerships with Cisco and IBM. Why is Nokia’s HERE so important strategically to Continental future plans, and why now?

Continental AG is known for purchasing the companies they partner with. Will Continental AG purchase Nokia’s HERE?