Technology company Continental is continuously expanding its production site in the Harburg district of Hamburg, Germany, into a tech campus with a range of business units. Products such as air spring systems that enhance ride comfort on the Hamburger Hochbahn (Hamburg's largest public transport company), the establishment of a new training institute for semi-skilled and unskilled employees, a center for innovation and digitalization and a state-of-the-art center of competence for plastics are examples of this transformation. “Thanks to continuous investment and a future-oriented approach, the plant has developed from a former rubber processing site to a location where solutions for the mobility of the future both on and off the road are designed and produced,” explains Dr. Peter Scholtissek, who heads the Harburg location.
Passion for detail, maximum precision, and top quality: The new Audi e-tron GT reflects all the passion with which Audi develops and builds cars. For the production of the electrically powered Gran Turismo at Audi Böllinger Höfe at the Neckarsulm site, the company uses customized new technologies – however, the finishing touches are applied by highly skilled hands. And since the dynamic work of art must also sound good, Audi has brought musical flair and technical competence to bear in composing a unique sound for the e-tron GT. It sounds powerful and progressive – just as an Audi should.
ZF and Sioen Industries have won the trailer telematics category in Telematik Markt’s highly covered awards in Germany with a new innovation that addresses the increasing burden of cargo theft. The award reflects the success of ZF’s new Commercial Vehicle Control Systems division, formed from its recent acquisition of WABCO, combining its expertise with Belgium’s Sioen Industries.
Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorised global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, proudly announces that it is a Premium Sponsor of NXP Connects 2020, occurring virtually October 20 and 21 in the Americas and EMEA, and October 21 and 22 in APAC.
Volkswagen is set to enter a new era in electric mobility with the launch of the ID.3, with which it has vital support from Continental. The technology company supplies key components that make the new compact electric model into a particularly safe, digital and long-range representative of its class. The high-performance computer (HPC) in particular is an essential feature of interconnected vehicles such as the ID.3. Continental is the first supplier worldwide to offer such a high-performance vehicle server together with the corresponding software on a mass scale, thus paving the way for the future of vehicle connectivity. The powerful computer controls and safeguards the wireless exchange of data and will in the future support secure over-the-air updates of the software. Moreover, the HPC represents a key technology within Volkswagen’s new modular electric drive system. The VW ID.4, an electric SUV that was recently presented, will also be equipped with the new HPC from Continental.
GKN Automotive, a global leader in automotive technologies, today announced joining forces with Tata Technologies, a global engineering and product development digital services company, to establish and set up an advanced global e-mobility software engineering centre in India.