TodaySeptember 27, 2021

Here and Now; Nokia and Continental AG

2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)

Dr. Elmar Degenhart is the Chief Executive Officer of Continental AG and has been its Chairman of the 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?

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.