Press releases Powertrain

12/15/16 Continental Produces 48-Volt Drives in Nuremberg

Continental Produces 48-Volt Drives in Nuremberg

Supplier invested €15 million in new production Equipment. 

12/8/16 Clean Diesel: New AdBlue® Dosing System from Continental Plays Part in Achieving Optimum NOx Levels

Clean Diesel: New AdBlue® Dosing System from Continental Plays Part in Achieving Optimum NOx Levels

Tests of nitrogen-oxide emissions from diesel cars under real driving emissions (RDE) conditions.  

10/20/16 Start of Production for 48-Volt Hybrid Modular System from Continental

Start of Production for 48-Volt Hybrid Modular System from Continental

World's first 48-volt drive based on the Continental module to be used from end of 2016 

10/20/16 Continental Puts First 48-Volt Hybrid Drive into Production

Continental Puts First 48-Volt Hybrid Drive into Production

From the end of 2016, diesel variants of the Renault Scénic and Grand Scénic models will be equipped with Continental's 48-volt hybrid drive

8/25/16 Close Coupled Catalyst for Heavy Commercial Vehicles

Close Coupled Catalyst for Heavy Commercial Vehicles

Close coupled positioning of the diesel oxidation catalytic converter makes exhaust gas aftertreatment more efficient and cost-effective

4/21/16 Innovative 48 Volt Architecture and Optimized Operating Strategy set New Benchmark on Fuel Efficiency

Innovative 48 Volt Architecture and Optimized Operating Strategy set New Benchmark on Fuel Efficiency

First practical application for electrically heated 48 volt EMICAT catalyst

4/14/16 Innovative Ring Catalyst for more Efficient NOx Reduction

Innovative Ring Catalyst for more Efficient NOx Reduction

New Real Driving Emissions (RDE) legislation will strictly regulate NOx emissions under all driving conditions, requiring high catalyst efficiency across a wide engine operating range