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Continental, D'Ieteren launch JV for virtual car keys March 12, 2015Continental, D'Ieteren launch JV for virtual car keys The growing popularity of car sharing services has created the need for innovative forms of car access right management. To meet this demand an create secure virtual car keys, automotive supplier Continental has launched a joint venture with Belgian automotive services provider D'Ieteren. The JV's bears a telling name: OTA keys, with OTA being the acronym for "over-the-air". Read more Privately-owned car not on the red list, study says January 29, 2015Privately-owned car not on the red list, study says New usage models like carhsaring do not endanger the automotive industry's prevailing business. A representative survey from automotive tier one Continental shows that the vast majority of the population prefers owning a car over all other usage models. The poll, conducted in Europe, the US and China, also brought to light some surprises. Read more Continental celebrates production of 200 million injectors January 21, 2015Continental celebrates production of 200 million injectors While globally the gasoline engine with port injection is still the prevailing type, the direct injection is catching up rapidly. Automotive supplier Continental is a driving force behind this trend with its PFI injectors. This product type currently celebrates its 10th anniversary. Within these ten years, Continental produced more than 200 million units. Read more Google opens the hood of its self-driving car … a little bit January 15, 2015Google opens the hood of its self-driving car Â… a little bit Who ever wondered how a software company could build a car - and not just a car but also a completely self-driving vehicle - got a touch of an answer from Google's presentation at the Automotive World News Congress. The company provided a glimpse to the development process of its robot car. And voilá: We meet many of the usual suspects in automotive technology. Read more Infrared makes multi-finger gesture control affordable December 18, 2014Infrared makes multi-finger gesture control affordable Gesture control, already commonplace in consumer electronics, is also finding increasingly acceptance in the automotive environment. So far however, deployment is restricted to upmarket vehicles - for the affordable market segment, the technology is too expensive. Continental now has developed a technology to tap this market segment too. Read more
Software-Defined Car, IoT and Virtual Car Keys: The top ten stories in 2014
Electronic horizon takes centre stage at Continental's CES exhibit
Smartphone terminal combines wireless charging, antenna and NFC
Continental goes Silicon Valley, grabs Google guru
Next-gen HiFi competition takes place in the car
Electric drum brake suits small cars
Head-up display integrates Augmented Reality
TRW next takeover target? ZF says perhaps
Continental demands legal change to enable automated driving
Bosch, Conti dominate automotive electronics market
Talking traffic lights, environment-aware vehicles in the UR:BAN project
Smart tires: Software measures tread depth
Continental completes emission control value chain
Continental acquires British engineering partner Zytek
Configurable telematics box connects cars worldwide
Continental cranks up radar sensor production
Higher supply voltage, better mileage: Continental, Schaeffler show how
One hardware, multiple domains: virtualising is the answer
Continental, Infineon widen powertrain activities
Parking brake gets electrified in all vehicle categories
Test and simulation environment to improve power module reliability for e-cars
Continental sees new challenges for automotive HMIs
Continental, HERE jointly drive towards the electronic horizon
Continental to showcase first concepts jointly developed with IBM
Haptic feedback touchpad contributes to driving safety
Continental shrinks motorbike ABS
Surround view system detects pedestrians, bicyclists in blind spot
Continental taps IBM for connected car developments
Infotainment platform integrates driver assistant functions
Active seatbelt reduces severity of injuries
Continental to close gap in hybrid solutions
Continental supplies powertrain for Renault's e-car Zoe
Continental, Oerlikon collaborate on HEV and EV powertrains
65-nm ARM Flash MCU controls electronic brake
Continental, BMW bundle R&D forces for automatic driving
Continental shows system to fight driver distraction
Continental launches new R&D facility for driver assistance systems
Tire sensors detect vehicle weight
Continental and SK Innovation launch traction battery JV
Accurate position sensor helps BLDC motor in transmission control unit to run smoothly
Continental rolls out schedule for automatic driving
TFT screens enter motorbike dashboards
Continental sketches car-to-x landscape
Double-layer capacitor powers start-stop system
Camera and LIDAR sensor in a single unit for advanced driver assistant systems
Continental launches three new product lines in China
Top view camera assist for trucks and buses
Continental selects Infineon security devices for digital tachographs
Digital tachograph offers remote download, improved security
Automatic post-crash braking technology reduces risk of secondary accidents
Continental provides upgradeable infotainment system for Fiat
Continental to combine passive safety with undercarriage and safety sensors
Continental dedicates new tech center to piezo ignition
Continental presents technologies for the transition to electric powertrains
Continental integrates engine control and energy flow management into one system
Software development poses unfamiliar challenges to automotive value chain
Continental shrinks EV power electronics module by one third
Better driving range though energy management
Continental brings second-generation head-up displays to series 3 BMW
Continental to present gesture control at Chicago Auto Show
Continental joins OPEN Alliance Ethernet consortium
SK Innovation, Continental announce Li-ion battery JV
Continental to roll out Ethernet in all automotive domains
Gentex, Continental grab extra 10% of car camera market
Highly exact position sensor enables car2x applications
Ethernet succeeds in automotive environments
Fuel quality sensor helps adapting cars to different fuel qualities
Research project aims at affordable safety through shared sensors
Sensor combines GPS and driving dynamics data
Continental brings high-end HMI to volume segment
Continental expands ECU production in Russia
HAVEit project proves series maturity of automatic driving
Symtavision joins efforts with AUTOSAR modelling tool vendors
Continental acquires Magna International's radar engineering unit
ASIC chip set helps put Continental's crash prevention system on the road
Continental to employ stereo vision for driver assistance systems
Research project aims at stacked multi-sensor systems
Highly automated driving takes shape
Connected cars fill frequency bands and swamp address schemes
Continental center stack brings ergonomics to displays
Continental equips electrical-powered light truck with occupant safety system
Consortium develops technology for switchable drive batteries
Continental, NXP to integrate NFC into cars
Sensor shuts off HV battery during accident
Continental sketches intelligent on-board car charging architecture
Ford Focus brings emergency brake assist to compact class
Continental opens another factory in China
Continental launches brake JV in China
Low-grip conditions early warning system uses sensor fusion
Pressure sensor increases pedestrian's chances of survival in an accident
Electronic assistants climb into truck driver's cab
Hirschmann Car Communication develops ultra-small antenna
Tire communicates with smartphone
Continental box locates vehicles - worldwide
DIANA research project aims at automotive electronics diagnostic capabilities
Affordable start-stop system for ultra-compact cars
Brose tops automotive electronics growth ranking
Driver assistant system supports drivers in roadworks sites
German trio transfers Lithium-ion technology to hybrid-drive trucks
Ethernet could integrate automotive infotainment, study says
Autosar has new spokesperson
Intelligent antenna module for Connected Cars

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