#CONTINENTAL

Materials & Lightweighting

Dandelions and Tires

It’s starting on bikes, but Continental expects to eventually spread the green technology to cars
#Continental #europe #tires

Interiors

User Experience vs. Horsepower: What Do Drivers Want?

A big vehicular differentiator isn’t going to be what’s under the hood, according to this Continental exec. It is the experience that matters
#Continental

Design

2020 Hyundai Venue Denim

Presumably, they’re hoping it will be what the kids are wearing—I mean, driving
#Lincoln #Subaru #Hyundai

World’s Fastest SUV Gets New Look, Adds Fuel Efficiency Tech

Alternating cylinder deactivation system boosts fuel efficiency and reduces emissions
#Carbon #Continental

Hybrid

Yes, Hybrids Still Matter

Hybrids—mild, full and plug-in—are likely to continue to be important as the automotive industry makes the transition to full electrification. An examination in three parts.
#Ford #BMW #GeneralMotors

Steering to the Future

Electric power steering systems have come a long way in a short time. Are steer-by-wire systems next?
#NexteerAutomotive #CNXMotion #Continental

Lidar Supplier Luminar Adds Auto Veterans as Production Nears

Team will support 2022 launch with Volvo Cars
#Aptiv #TRW #Lear

Economics

The End of the Continental & The Trouble with Cars

Not even Matthew McConaughey could say “Alright, alright, alright” about its numbers
#Continental #Ferrari #Rivian

Production

Lincoln Kills the Continental—Again

Luxury marque will focus entirely on SUVs
#Ford #Lincoln #Continental

Autonomous Vehicles

V2X: What You Should Know

A veteran of vehicle-to-everything explains what V2X is and what it does
#Audi #Ford #Volkswagen

Sales

Weighing in on Composites

Continental Structural Plastics aims to grow its sales from about $900 million last year to $1.5 billion by 2025.
#Ford #Toyota #Carbon

Electronics

Electronic Stability Control Turns 25

Bosch has produced some 250 million units since introducing the anti-skid technology in 1995
#tech #Daimler #Hyundai

Materials & Lightweighting

13 Suppliers Take Home PACE Innovation Awards

Lightweighting applications to advanced communications and improved visibility
#Chevrolet #GeneralMotors #Jaguar

Business

Conti Names New N. America President

Jeff Klei to retire; Bob Lee tapped as successor
#asia #people #Continental

Materials & Lightweighting

Bentley Teases the Future of Coachbuilding

Limited-edition Bacalar supercar to take styling cues from last year’s EXP 100 concept
#Continental #europe #tech

Sales

How Bentley Is Saving Water

Last fall Bentley planted 100 native British trees around its site in Crewe. Now it is getting additional sources of water for them and other uses at its facilities.
#Continental #sustainability #BentleyMotors

Autonomous Vehicles

Conti Gets in Touch with Sensory Tech

Seeing, hearing and feeling is believing 
#Continental #tech #chassis

Electronics

Conti Launches Powerful Architecture

Links 68 ECUs and manages 20 million lines of software code
#Continental #tech #chassis

Production

2019 Lexus ES 350 Ultra Luxury

For being the “entry-lux” sedan, this really is one fine automobile
#Lexus #Cadillac #Apple

Hybrid

Caddy ICE Age Coming to an End?

The bulk of Cadillac’s lineup—and perhaps all of it—will consist of electric vehicles by 2030, the company says.
#Audi #BMW #GeneralMotors