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

Car Safety Technologies that May Save Your Life

Consumer Electronics in cars Because of technology in cars, safety has come on leaps and bounds in recent decades. The days where a seatbelt, disc brakes, and an airbag were cutting edge is long gone. The expectations of the average driver are far higher when they’re purchasing a car. It’s not surprising, road fatalities are [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:49:11-07:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Safety, Technology|Tags: , |1 Comment

Testimony Jeff Klei, Pres, NA Automotive Continental

Levels of Automation The Testimony of Jeff Klei President, North America Automotive Divisions Continental AG Energy and Commerce Committee in front of the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee on “Self Driving Cars: Levels of Automation” March 28, 2017 Good morning Chairman Latta, Ranking Member Schakowsky, and members of the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and [...]

Volvo in Spain, elderly parents, cloth interior carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I'm in Malaga Spain, birthplace of Pablo Picasso, today driving the all-new Volvo S90 and V90. The S90 sedan will come out next year, the V90 station wagon sometime later than that. There are two drivetrains coming to the United States; T5 In-line 4-cyl. Front-Wheel drive automatic 250 hp and [...]

John Batchelor radio show, Volvo made in China, Sweden & US

Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) Geely, a major Chinese automaker paid almost $2 billion for Volvo in 2010. The Volvo XC 90 was just awarded the Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY). The XC90 already offers semi-autonomous drive with Pilot Assist, another step towards Volvo’s Vision 2020, which states that [...]

BYD PHEV SUV, Memorial day, Takata airbag carchat

Volvo XC 90 Good Morning Warren and Friends, Last week I wrote that the Volvo XC 90 will be the first plug-in hybrid SUV. I should have said in the United States. China already has plug-in SUVs and the BYD Tang SUV plug-in hybrid has sold more than 12,000 units so far this year. Warren [...]

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