About Continental in India
Continental Automotive Components (India) Pvt. Ltd is part of Continental AG, one of the world's top five automotive parts suppliers. Continental began operating in India in 2008 with headquarters in Bangalore. Today, the company has four manufacturing locations, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Manesar and Pune, located strategically in the automotive hubs of the country.
With three automotive divisions, Interior, Powertrain and Chassis & Safety represented by 14 strong business units, each with an extensive product portfolio, Continental Automotive Components India develops and manufactures a wide range of electronic products in its Bangalore plant including engine management and power steering ECUs, immobilizers, body control modules and instrument clusters for all vehicle segments. It also manufactures actuation drum brakes, calipers, Powertrain and Chassis sensors, fuel supply modules and fuel rail assemblies in its other locations in India. In addition, the company supplies ABS, airbag electronics, pumps, injectors and sensors to its customers in India from its global plants. With a specialized R&D team dedicated to Interior Electronics in Pune, the company also offers integrated interior electronics solutions to its customers.
Continental Automotive Components India has a customer base spanning all major local and global OEMs in India. In its endeavor to provide best in class support to its customers, the company has invested in an in-house test & validation lab for its Engine Systems and Fuel Supply business units in India.
Besides supplying to the domestic market, the company set up a highly advanced engineering centre, Tech Centre India (TCI), in Bangalore in 2009. TCI delivers high quality and cost effective support to Continental globally. It works on a hybrid concept, combining the strengths of an in-house development centre, with offshore development centres operated by partners. The company also has an engineering joint venture, Automotive Infotronics, with Ashok Leyland to focus exclusively on the development of interior electronics for commercial vehicles.
Continental is committed to India and has focused on localizing its entire value chain in the country, starting from local business development to engineering, from local purchasing to manufacturing. With around 1700 employees employed in the Automotive Group in India, Continental continues to grow significantly year on year.