Continental http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53693/more en Conti’s Cloud-to-Car Navigation: You Lost Me http://wardsauto.com/blog/conti-s-cloud-car-navigation-you-lost-me <div class="node-body blog-body">The supplier envisions connected vehicles carrying on never-ending digital conversations with IBM’s computer servers in Dallas about more than just the weather. Forgive my inability to process the vast implications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/conti-s-cloud-car-navigation-you-lost-me" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/conti-s-cloud-car-navigation-you-lost-me#comments Blog Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany Continental Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Fuel Economy Future Products Product Development Safety Big Data cloud connected car Consumer electronics Show eHorizon HERE IBM location cloud MQTT Nokia Scania sensors speed limit Tejas Desai Road Ahead Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:15:00 +0000 1224421 at http://wardsauto.com Mechanic’s Newest Tool: Augmented Reality http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mechanic-s-newest-tool-augmented-reality <div class="node-body article-body">Continental’s Connected Technician uses a tablet with a wireless link to a vehicle to coach a mechanic step-by-step through the entire process of diagnosing a problem and then fixing it. The device will be on the market next year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mechanic-s-newest-tool-augmented-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mechanic-s-newest-tool-augmented-reality#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany Continental Cameras Dealership Management Future Products Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Product Development Vehicles in Operation augmented reality cloud computer-aided-design dashboard diagnostic tool Interface mechanics OBD II on-board diagnostics service manual service technicians tablet Tejas Desai Tue, 10 Feb 2015 12:01:00 +0000 1217851 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Continental&rsquo;s augmented-reality tablet draws vehicle information from cloud.</strong></p> Conference Examines Commerce and Car Connectivity http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/conference-examines-commerce-and-car-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">A century ago, the car changed the world, Continental Vice President Ralf Lenninger says. “Now the world is changing the car.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/conference-examines-commerce-and-car-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/conference-examines-commerce-and-car-connectivity#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. France Germany Bosch Continental Nissan Renault Autonomous Vehicles Future Products Internet OE-Supplier Relations Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:53:00 +0000 1172081 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Renault Next Two autonomous prototype unveiled earlier this year.</strong></p> Self-Driving Tech Soaring But Conti Still Likes Brake Business http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/self-driving-tech-soaring-conti-still-likes-brake-business <div class="node-body article-body">People are confusing automated driving with driverless driving, Continental officials say. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/self-driving-tech-soaring-conti-still-likes-brake-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/self-driving-tech-soaring-conti-still-likes-brake-business#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Continental Autonomous Vehicles Brakes Tue, 02 Dec 2014 11:31:00 +0000 1165611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Industry moving rapidly toward automated driving, where car takes control for brief periods.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-132 <div class="node-body article-body">Novelis gets aluminum-sheet production rolling in China; Hankook Tire, metals processor Samuel waltz into Tennessee; Hay Group forges ahead into China.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-132" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-132#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Citroen Continental Aluminum Body Exterior Global Sources Globalization Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Plastic Tires Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:54:00 +0000 1141111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Citroen C4 Cactus has PolyOne protection on its sides.</strong></p> Automated Driving Piques Chinese Consumers’ Interest http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/automated-driving-piques-chinese-consumers-interest <div class="field-byline"> Joseph R. Szczesny </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The prevailing view that automated systems first will be used in Europe and North America is being challenged by Chinese interest in what Magna International executive Frank O’Brien calls the digital lifestyle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/automated-driving-piques-chinese-consumers-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/automated-driving-piques-chinese-consumers-interest#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Auto Makers Continental Magna Autonomous Vehicles Future Products Globalization Internet Product Development Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0000 1137671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BMW, Chinese Internet giant Baidu co-developing driverless car.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130 <div class="node-body article-body">Dusseldorf welcomes IAC HQ; Brose expands Southeast Michigan operation; Mitsubishi Automotive Electric to supply Americas from Mexico base.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Australia China Mexico U.S. Malaysia Germany Continental Ford IAC ZF Climate Controls/HVAC Component Global Sources Globalization Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Internet Logistics Materials OE-Supplier Relations Sound Systems Vehicle Interiors Benecke-Kaliko Brose DuPont Mitsubishi Electric Pandora Internet radio Sage Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:05:00 +0000 1133151 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Interior-surface production techniques in tune with China&#39;s clean-air goals.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-11 <div class="node-body article-body">Bridgestone studying rubbery shrubbery; LEDs light the way in new Lexus CUV; Mahle casts away cast iron in piston-ring component.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-11#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Audi BorgWarner Continental Ford Lexus Renault Volkswagen Cockpit Dual Clutch (DCT) Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Future Products Headlamps Information & Entertainment Manufacturing Technology National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Pedestrian Protection Plastic Steel Taillamps Tires Voice Activation 3-D Printer Bridgestone LED Mahle University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:12:00 +0000 1125001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>3-D printer replaces stamping, conventional assembly of Strati EV.</strong></p> Continental Gets Serious About Autonomous Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/continental-gets-serious-about-autonomous-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">Networked vehicles that can communicate with each other and the infrastructure open up a new range of possibilities for user functions that will make driving safer, more comfortable and environmentally friendly, the supplier says. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/continental-gets-serious-about-autonomous-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/continental-gets-serious-about-autonomous-vehicles#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Continental Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Internet Product Development Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:06:00 +0000 1115991 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Continental&rsquo;s Seval Oz says she left Google for comparatively slow-moving automotive world because she sees industry on brink of major change.</strong></p> Wised-Up Suppliers Expand for New Tech, Not More Volume http://wardsauto.com/blog/wised-suppliers-expand-new-tech-not-more-volume <div class="node-body blog-body">Even when running near 100% capacity, auto supplier margins are razor thin, so investing millions in new construction based on OEM sales projections and economic forecasts takes a major leap of faith.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/wised-suppliers-expand-new-tech-not-more-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/wised-suppliers-expand-new-tech-not-more-volume#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Aisin Bosch Chrysler Continental Faurecia Capacity Utilization Product Development Vehicles & Technology Final Inspection Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:22:00 +0000 1113391 at http://wardsauto.com