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Continental AG, and safety, in China

By |2017-03-22T08:00:47-07:00May 12th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Car shows, Continental AG, Safety, Suppliers, Technology, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Hybrids; past, present and future

By |2017-03-22T08:08:12-07:00August 4th, 2005|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Ethanol, Ford, GM, Honda, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Mazda, Podcasts, Technology, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We keep hearing how many hybrids are being sold and how many are coming out. The first Honda Insight was sold until July of 2005. Since then 311,718 hybrids have been sold. Hybrids currently available on the market, along with how many have been sold since their inception are; Ford: (11,795) Ford Escape(11,795)(first American hybrid) [...]

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