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Resilience through trilateral collaboration

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:40+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Intelligent Transport Systems - World Congress (ITS), International Energy Agency (IEA), International Transportation Forum (ITF)|Tags: , , , , , |

In our modern and globally interconnected world, it is clear that no country can work towards resilience in splendid isolation. Developing resilience strategies means building reliable alliances with others, based on a profound understanding of the limits of our planet. As a supranational organisation, using its right to propose European legislation, the European Commission is uniquely [...]

Continental’s Helmut Matschi at the 2014 CES

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:31+00:00 January 13th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Consumer Electronic Show (CES), Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Continental AG, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mr. Helmut Matschi, Managing Director, Group Vice President of Interior & Infotainment and Member of the Executive Board at Continental Automotive GmbH. Matschi talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Matschi showed us technology that is not on the market [...]

Continental’s Dr. Cramer on safety and China

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:41+00:00 August 8th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hannover, Germany - Dr. Ralf Cramer is the President and Member of the Executive Board, Chassis & Safety Division, Continental AG. On the day it was announced that Dr. Ralf Cramer was been President of Continental- China Dr Cramer set down with a group of journalists to talk about safety. Cramer said that [...]

Continental’s research and development of tires

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:42+00:00 July 31st, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology, Tires, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hannover, Germany - Continental's Dr. Hagan Schoenfield, research and development of tires, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the technologies of the future. So much has been made of electrification and automated driving, but the one constant for the future is that, so far, we still need four tires on the [...]

Continental’s first in the world Braking Analyzer

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:46+00:00 June 18th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Europe, Safety, Technology, Travel & Leisure, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Hannover, Germany - Precise and consistent are how Stefan Heine, head of testing for indoor braking, described the biggest benefit's of Continental's AIBA (Automated Indoor Braking Analyzer) to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com. Right outside the indoor facility is the old rusted track that thousands of cars have traveled over to test the [...]

Continental’s programmable clusters

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:50+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, drivingthenation.com, lou ann hammond, Technology, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Alexander Klotz, Continental AG, shows www.drivingthenation.com how changing the color on the outside of a cluster can change the look of the interior of the car. More important is the ability to change the information you need, as you need it. The ability to scroll through information instead of it being stagnant analog [...]

Continental’s urban safety curbside detection

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:52+00:00 January 27th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Continental AG, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Alzenau, Germany - I was at the Department of Motor Vehicles the other day and a little 16-year old girl was practically in tears. Clearly, she had failed her driving test. Her Father, was gently questioning what happened, "I don't know, Dad, I thought I left enough room, but I hit the curb." [...]

Continental’s M2XPRO, a step into the future

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:00+00:00 November 4th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Technology is dependent on many components coming together at the same time, with the same precision. Dr. Marc Menzel, expert on wireless communication at Continental AG talked to www.drivingthenation.com about M2XPRO communications. Continental is developing a M2XPro sensor that can be combined with Continental's intelligent antenna module for use in the V2X communications [...]

Continental’s Emergency steer assist concept

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:00+00:00 October 28th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Safety, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Bernd Hartmann is the Chassis Systems Advanced Engineering manager for Continental's Chassis & Safety Division. Hartmann took Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, for a ride on Continental's proving grounds in Frankfurt, Germany to show us what Emergency Steer Assist is. The initial development stage is expected to reach production readiness in two to [...]

Continental AG’s infotainment for cars

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:11+00:00 April 26th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Brian Droessler, vice president of strategy and portfolio for Continental's Infotainment and Connectivity Business Unit and Stephan Wetzel, Senior-Manager System Projects, Continental AG talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com. What role does the Infotainment & Connectivity Business Unit play within Continental? What is Continental offering that is new in the infotainment arena [...]