Continental http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53693/more en Car Sharing, Autonomous Cars, No Existential Threat http://wardsauto.com/blog/car-sharing-autonomous-cars-no-existential-threat <div class="node-body blog-body">There is one big problem with car-sharing services and the idea one self-driving car can serve the needs of an entire family: sharing is required. </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/car-sharing-autonomous-cars-no-existential-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/car-sharing-autonomous-cars-no-existential-threat#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Autonomous Vehicles U.S. Technology Dealer IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Auto Makers Continental Autonomous Vehicles Future Products Product Development Road Ahead Wed, 11 Nov 2015 12:23:00 +0000 1396241 at http://wardsauto.com Continental Sees Opportunity to Expand Tire-Sensor Technology http://wardsauto.com/industry/continental-sees-opportunity-expand-tire-sensor-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Continental plans to expand its business in sensors and chassis systems that will enable semi- or fully autonomous driving in the coming decade. The German supplier expects that its unique in-tire air-pressure monitor will play a part in that development. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/continental-sees-opportunity-expand-tire-sensor-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/continental-sees-opportunity-expand-tire-sensor-technology#comments Public Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry Autonomous Vehicles Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Germany Technology Miscellaneous Continental Autonomous Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Future Products Tires Wheels Tue, 29 Sep 2015 09:46:00 +0000 1356971 at http://wardsauto.com <p align="left"><strong>Continental CEO Degenhart says smart tire technology will help reach zero-accident goal. </strong></p> Continental Sees Huge Upside to 48V http://wardsauto.com/technology/continental-sees-huge-upside-48v <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Positioned at the front of an internal-combustion engine, the component provides restart power as well as 15 kW and up to 74 lb.-ft. of additional torque. The 48V system can synchronize the engine with the driveline at any speed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/continental-sees-huge-upside-48v" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/continental-sees-huge-upside-48v#comments Public Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Frankfurt Auto Show Germany Technology Miscellaneous Continental 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show Emissions Engines Fuel Economy Future Products Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Tue, 15 Sep 2015 17:24:00 +0000 1348761 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Several customers preparing to launch Continental&rsquo;s first-generation Belt Starter Generator.</strong></p> Bob Gritzinger Conti’s Degenhart Says China Weak But Not for Long http://wardsauto.com/industry/conti-s-degenhart-says-china-weak-not-long <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The chief executive says Continental will base its China business on expectations of 24 million-25 million units of light-vehicle production this year. Over time, he says, it will grow to 30 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/conti-s-degenhart-says-china-weak-not-long" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/conti-s-degenhart-says-china-weak-not-long#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Autonomous Vehicles Frankfurt Auto Show Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Continental 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show Autonomous Vehicles Collision Avoidance Electric Vehicles Finance Tue, 15 Sep 2015 14:08:00 +0000 1348341 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Continental CEO Elmar Degenhart says demand brisk for connected-vehicle, automated-driving technologies.</strong></p> Rubber-From-Dandelion Research Gets Rolling Again http://wardsauto.com/technology/rubber-dandelion-research-gets-rolling-again <div class="node-body article-body">The joint project by Sumitomo and Kultevat represents the latest attempt to manufacture rubber derived from dandelions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/rubber-dandelion-research-gets-rolling-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/rubber-dandelion-research-gets-rolling-again#comments Public Gated Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Materials Japan Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Miscellaneous Continental Ford Suppliers Materials Tires Wed, 09 Sep 2015 09:49:00 +0000 1340621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Researchers seeking greener alternative to conventional tires.</strong></p> Google Not Going It Alone With Autonomous Car http://wardsauto.com/industry/google-not-going-it-alone-autonomous-car <div class="field-byline"> Joseph R. Szcezsny </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chris Urmson, who heads Google’s self-driving car project, acknowledges established suppliers have played an important part in the effort.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/google-not-going-it-alone-autonomous-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/google-not-going-it-alone-autonomous-car#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Autonomous Vehicles Israel U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Continental Lexus Autonomous Vehicles Future Products OE-Supplier Relations Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1332891 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Google car DNA has traces of conventional cars&rsquo; technology.</strong></p> Continental Building Bridge to Electrified Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/technology/continental-building-bridge-electrified-vehicles <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The supplier says its Eco Drive technology can deliver fuel savings up to 17% with a 3-cyl. gasoline engine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/continental-building-bridge-electrified-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/continental-building-bridge-electrified-vehicles#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America CAR Management Briefing Seminars Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Continental 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Hybrid Vehicles Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:04:00 +0000 1326531 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Continental&rsquo;s Wiggins says Eco Drive important step in EV direction.</strong></p> Full View Photography The Future of Autonomous Technology http://wardsauto.com/technology/future-autonomous-technology <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mega supplier Continental details technology and gives roadmap of global rules for implementation of autonomous tech through 2020. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/future-autonomous-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/future-autonomous-technology#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Autonomous Vehicles U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Auto Makers Continental Autonomous Vehicles Design Future Products National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Safety Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:59:00 +0000 1302441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sales of components related to autonomous driver assist technologies set to soar.</strong></p> Will Hare or Tortoise Win Autonomous Car Race? http://wardsauto.com/industry/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race <div class="node-body article-body">Vision Zero mandates will create the proverbial hockey stick growth chart for ADAS systems beginning this year, resulting in an $11.4 billion (€10 billion) market by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Auto Makers Continental National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Safety Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1302481 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford Focus with automatic emergency braking easily avoids hitting child dummy.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Conti Proposes Virtual Guard Rail http://wardsauto.com/industry/conti-proposes-virtual-guard-rail <div class="node-body article-body">Some 55% of fatal accidents in the U.S. are caused by a vehicle leaving its lane and striking an object, pedestrian or another vehicle. Continental’s Road Departure Protection system is meant to prevent those collisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/conti-proposes-virtual-guard-rail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/conti-proposes-virtual-guard-rail#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional Industry North America - Regional U.S. Safety Technology Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Germany Technology Miscellaneous Continental Brakes Future Products Lane-Departure Warning Product Development Safety Andrew Attard camera fatal accidents Hannover lane departure warning LDW Ram pickup Road Departure Protection sensors TechShow 2015 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:02:00 +0000 1301061 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Continental&rsquo;s Road Departure Protection system expected in market within six years.</strong></p>