The Automotive Group of Continental AG – Innovations for a Mobile Automotive Future
Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2014, the corporation generated sales of approximately €34.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tire, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs more than 208,000 people in 53 countries.
The Chassis & Safety division develops and produces integrated active and passive driving safety technologies as well as products that support vehicle dynamics. The product portfolio ranges from electronic and hydraulic brake and chassis control systems to sensors, advanced driver assistance systems, airbag electronics and sensorics as well as electronic air suspension systems all the way to windscreen washer systems and headlight cleaning nozzles. The focus lies on a high level of system competence and the networking of individual components. Thus products and system functions are developed along the SensePlanAct chain of effects. They form the foundation for automated driving. Chassis & Safety employs more than 38,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately €7.5 billion in 2014.
Information management and Intelligent Transportation Systems are at the very heart of the Interior division, which provides a broad range of products for very different vehicles. The product portfolio includes instrument clusters, multifunctional displays and head-up displays, control units, electronic car-entry and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices and control panels, climate control units, telematics solutions and services, software as well as cockpits. Interior employs worldwide more than 36.000 people and generated sales of approximately €7.0 billion in 2014.
The Powertrain division develops and produces innovative and efficient system solutions for vehicle powertrains. The comprehensive range of products includes gasoline and diesel injection systems, engine management and transmission control, including sensors and actuators, exhaust aftertreatment technologies as well as fuel supply systems, and components and systems for hybrid and electric drives. Powertrain employs worldwide around 34.500 people and generated sales of approximately €6.5 billion in 2014.