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The internet allows cars to see around the corner

The internet allows cars to see around the corner

Continental wants to prove the internet can lead to safer traffic by allowing cars to predict the roads ahead through data cloud communication. The internet has become an essential part of our lives for some time, an addiction that follows us inside a car as well. But beside using it […]

A new safety technology to protect vulnerable pedestrians

A new safety technology to protect vulnerable pedestrians

Continental is developing a new technology meant to lower as much as possible incidents between vehicles and vulnerable road users. According to Germany’s Federal Statistics Office, around 50 percent of people killed in traffic accidents are vulnerable road users such as cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians. Between 2000 and 2012, the […]

Continental and Fallbrook to collaborate on new transmission system

Continental and Fallbrook to collaborate on new transmission system

Continental is set to develop continuously variable automatic transmissions for private urban transport incorporating Fallbrook Technologies’ NuVinci Technology. The international automotive supplier Continental has entered into licensing and engineering services agreements with Fallbrook Technologies Inc., the central focus of their collaboration being the NuVinci transmission technology developed by the US […]

Increase earnings for Continental in the third-quarter

Increase earnings for Continental in the third-quarter

The third-quarter earnings rose 11 percent for the German auto parts and tire maker, with strong results in Europe and the US. The German automotive supplier and tire manufacturer said its third-quarter earnings rose 11 percent, adjusting its margin before interest and tax for “more than 11 percent” to €1.8 […]