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Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announces breakthrough technologies at CES

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announces breakthrough technologies at CES

In his 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) keynote, Nissan Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn announced several technologies and partnerships as part of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility blueprint for transforming how cars are driven, powered, and integrated into wider society. These technologies will advance mobility toward a zero-emission, zero-fatality future on the roads. “At Nissan, from[Read More…]

by January 7, 2017 Globescan, News, OEM

Continental and Inmarsat Cooperate for Holistic Vehicle Connectivity

Step by step the vehicle is becoming part of the Internet of Everything, interfacing with an ever expanding spectrum of vehicle manufacturer and commercial services while continuously increasing owner value with every passing year. As a consequence the software in modern vehicles has grown to millions of lines of ever-evolving code. Keeping this highly complex system of software, mechatronics and[Read More…]

by January 7, 2017 Corporate, Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

Continental accelerates growth

Continental accelerated its growth in the third quarter of 2016 as announced. However, the quarter was characterized by several isolated and unrelated circumstances in the Automotive divisions that had a negative impact on earnings. “The sales growth in our automotive business gained momentum in the third quarter. With organic growth of over 6 percent, we once again grew faster than[Read More…]

by November 12, 2016 Finance, Globescan, News

Continental strengthens technology expertise with new acquisitions

The Continental Corporation continues to expand its leading technology expertise with targeted acquisitions as announced. The international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer and industrial partner has acquired the tire specialist Hoosier Racing Tire (Lakeville, Indiana, USA), as well as a majority stake in Zonar Systems Inc. (Seattle, Washington, USA), a company specializing in fleet management solutions. It was agreed in both[Read More…]

by October 8, 2016 Globescan, News
Continental brings the Head-Up Display to CVs

Continental brings the Head-Up Display to CVs

It has already conquered the mid-range cars, but it’s still new in the world of trucks – the head-up display (HUD). Continental is one of the world’s first companies to develop a HUD for commercial vehicles and has installed the technology in its own InnovationTruck. Supplementing conventional instrument clusters, the display provides the driver with greater safety and comfort by[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 Globescan, News

Continental Focuses on Sustainable Mobility

Major challenges for society were the main issues at this year’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of the international technology company Continental. “The concept of mobility is currently being redefined. It is expected to be even safer, even cleaner, and – above all – fully connected. And all at a price that everyone can afford. All of this requires more efficient, more[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

Schaeffler holdings sells 94.4 mn non-voting shares of Schaeffler AG

Schaeffler Verwaltungs GmbH, a subsidiary of INA-Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG, announces that 94.4 million non-voting shares of Schaeffler AG were sold. The placement price with institutional investors was set at EUR 13.10 per non-voting share. Schaeffler Holding will receive proceeds of about EUR 1.24 billion from the sale.   The sale includes all of the non-voting shares in[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 Globescan, News
Hitachi, Honda develop prototype of Portable Alcohol Detection Device for vehicle smart keys

Hitachi, Honda develop prototype of Portable Alcohol Detection Device for vehicle smart keys

Hitachi and Honda announced they have developed a prototype of a portable alcohol detector that can be integrated into a smart key. The prototype is tamper-resistant as it can distinguish human breath from alternative gases. This device is capable of distinctively detecting the saturated water vapour from human breath and accurately measures alcohol levels within three seconds. Hitachi and Honda[Read More…]

by April 2, 2016 Globescan, News, OEM

Pioneering Automated and Autonomous Driving: Continental accepts the challenges

“With the help of intelligently connected technology, automated driving is becoming safe and efficient,” explained the Chairman of the Continental Executive Board, Dr. Elmar Degenhart, at the 2016 auto motor und sport conference in Stuttgart. ” We have been supplying hardware in the form of tires, elastomers, electronics, and mechatronics for 145 years. Thanks to the early expansion of our[Read More…]

by April 2, 2016 Globescan, News
BMW 7 Series Wins 2016 World Luxury Car

BMW 7 Series Wins 2016 World Luxury Car

BMW’s flagship sedan, the BMW 7 Series received the prestigious 2016 World Luxury Car Award at the New York International Auto Show. Launched last fall, the BMW 7 Series once again sets the standard for modern luxury and performance, delivering the highest level of driving refinement in the premium segment. The 2016 BMW 7 Series sets a new benchmark in[Read More…]

by April 2, 2016 Globescan, News, OEM