Continental AG predicts sales will grow at least 5% this year from last year’s €14.9 billion ($20.0 billion), not including any acquisitions such as Siemens VDO, which the parts supplier is actively pursuing. CEO Manfred Wennemer reportedly tells attendees at the Automotive News Europe conference in Prague that Continental has made a competitive offer for Siemens VDO, but acknowledges that parent Siemens AG may prefer to spin off the operation in a public offering. Earlier reports pegged ...

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