Continental brakes save lives and emissions

* Regenerative energy savings due to improved utilization of achievable recuperation potential * Tests of the CO2 savings potential of the MK C1 electrohydraulic brake system in a plug-in hybrid * TÜV confirms in a certified test: MK C1 reduces the amount of CO2 emitted in the WLTP by around 8 g/mi on average compared [...]

By |2019-04-18T12:36:10-07:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Continental AG, Safety, Technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tires Made From Soybeans and Dandelions CES2019

What are tires made of? Continental AG received the CES 2019 Innovation Award for its intelligent door system in the Vehicle Intelligence and Self-Driving Technology category. Continental has been at the forefront of technology for ADAS, connected cars, but most importantly, tires. Run-Flat Tires When run-flat tires first came out a few years ago, many [...]

Cruising Chauffeur for emergency situations

"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

New Wheel Concept 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 [...]

By |2020-04-04T16:57:21-07:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Continental AG, Tires|Tags: , , |0 Comments

CES technology you’ve come a long way bandwidth

What did bandwidth get you back in the 1980s? the 90s? the beginning of the 21st century? Brett Stark, Continental's telematics group goes through the levels of bandwidth. What year/decade did Level 1 bandwidth come on the market? What could one do on Level 1? We go through the levels of bandwidth with Stark and [...]

Continental brings eHorizon to motorcycles and cars

At the Los Angeles Auto Show Hans Heibl talked about e-Horizon. Hiebl is the executive VP Infotainment and Connectivity for Continental AG. Continental has been working on autonomous and connected cars for years. Connecting cars, the ability to speak car-to-car of infrastructure-to-car is an important aspect of autonomous vehicles. Most connected communities are working with [...]

Continental AG, and safety, in China

Dr. Ralph Cramer, President, Continental AG's Chassis and Safety Department, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2013 Shanghai auto show. Around 1997, Continental AG sold the first anti-lock brake system (ABS) in China. Sixteen years later they have 18 locations (some with research and development arms) and eight [...]