Continental http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53693/more en Luxury Automakers Seek Differentiation http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/luxury-automakers-seek-differentiation <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mainstream automakers now are incorporating woods and leathers into their vehicles, leaving luxury marques scrambling to differentiate their offerings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/luxury-automakers-seek-differentiation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/luxury-automakers-seek-differentiation#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Continental General Motors Lincoln 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Information & Entertainment Interior Vehicle Interiors Fri, 15 May 2015 14:57:00 +0000 1282551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM&rsquo;s Bernard says luxury tastes vary by region.&nbsp;</strong></p> Interior Technology Boom Poses Satisfaction, Safety Questions http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/interior-technology-boom-poses-satisfaction-safety-questions <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The industry already has seen failures, too. In a bid to get the latest connectivity technologies into the market, there have been stumbles as consumers were slow to master them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/interior-technology-boom-poses-satisfaction-safety-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/interior-technology-boom-poses-satisfaction-safety-questions#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Continental General Motors 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Interior Wed, 13 May 2015 18:01:00 +0000 1280521 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Digital world of tomorrow&rsquo;s interiors opportunity to differentiate brands, says Dan Kinney of General Motors.</strong></p> Joe Wilssens HUD, Virtual Reality Next Step Toward Autonomous Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/hud-virtual-reality-next-step-toward-autonomous-vehicles <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Enhanced heads-up displays will allow consumers to begin to trust vehicle safety systems such as lane departure warning and automated braking, paving the way for wider acceptance of more advanced autonomous-vehicle technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/hud-virtual-reality-next-step-toward-autonomous-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/hud-virtual-reality-next-step-toward-autonomous-vehicles#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Continental Faurecia 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Wed, 13 May 2015 16:23:00 +0000 1280381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Wahnschaff: Significant explosion in HUD applications coming.</strong></p> Joe Wilssens Surprise, Everyone Everywhere Still Wants a Car http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/surprise-everyone-everywhere-still-wants-car <div class="field-deck"> 2015 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The desire to own a car generally is lower among younger people than their parents, yet aspiration still is strong among consumers 18-25 years old. Chinese youth lead the world, with 96% saying they want to own a personal vehicle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/surprise-everyone-everywhere-still-wants-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/surprise-everyone-everywhere-still-wants-car#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Continental 2015 SAE World Congress Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:14:00 +0000 1266161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Helmut Matschi, executive board member of auto supplier Continental&rsquo;s Interior Div., gives optimistic view of future of mobility during keynote address Thursday at &nbsp;SAE World Congress.</strong></p> Autonomous Vehicles Coming, But Not Slam Dunk You May Have Read About http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/autonomous-vehicles-coming-not-slam-dunk-you-may-have-read-about <div class="field-deck"> 2015 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The industry won’t leap to producing autonomous vehicles overnight, industry insiders say. Instead there will be a multistage transition to driverless cars that likely will take more than 20 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/autonomous-vehicles-coming-not-slam-dunk-you-may-have-read-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/autonomous-vehicles-coming-not-slam-dunk-you-may-have-read-about#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Continental Denso Honda 2015 SAE World Congress Autonomous Vehicles Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:39:00 +0000 1263891 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda&rsquo;s Yokoyama: &ldquo;Feels like a race is under way.&rdquo;</strong></p> 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>