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Mobility statistics from Continental AG

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:30+00:00 February 9th, 2014|Categories: 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Connectivity, Continental AG, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Continental AG gave some interesting statistics at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). They included; What percentage of people really like to drive? What percentage of American drivers have already been in accidents? What type of accident was it? What percentage of American drivers want Advanced driverless automotive solutions (ADAS)? What [...]

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 Jeff Klei on autonomous vehicles

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:36+00:00 December 6th, 2013|Categories: 2013 Los Angeles auto show (LAAS), Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Autonomous vehicles, Continental AG, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Jeff Klei, Continental's President, North America talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about autonomous driving. Previous to the 2013 Las Angeles auto show, the Connected Car Expo, Klei was part of a symposium about autonomous vehicles. When will the public see autonomous cars on the road? Continental AG just announced [...]

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 AG driving autonomously in Nevada

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 23rd, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Continental AG, Podcasts, Radio, Robots, Suppliers, Technology, The John Batchelor show, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Darpa challenge was the first autonomous vehicle I saw, and I was hooked. The technology of yesterday's television shows was driving, without me, right in front of my eyes. DARPA stands for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and it is the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense (DoD). Their mission [...]

Continental’s R&D for ADAS

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 14th, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Safety, Technology, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

So much of the technology we see is years away from being on the market, but not at the Continental technology event, we attended Frankfurt, Germany. Continental's Wolfgang Fey is the director of research & development for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. Fey talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com. Which technologies from the [...]