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Continental supplies complete system for keyless vehicle access for first time in volume production

April 23, 2024  -  Continental is supplying important components and products for the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class. For the very first time, the Continental smart device-based access solution (CoSmA) access system that turns mobile devices such as smartphones or smartwatches into car keys is being supplied as a complete system in volume production. CoSmA technology enables a convenient user experience in keeping with the digital age. We are providing a complete system that ensures comprehensive interaction between the digital ecosystems of the vehicle, smart devices, and the cloud.

Continental technologies CoSmA E-Class

We are the driving force for our customers to efficiently and holistically advance complex topics such as sustainable vehicle digitalization with the help of relevant products. With the CoSmA keyless access system, we are providing a complete system that includes all hardware and software components for the first time.”


Philipp von Hirschheydt

Member of the Executive Board responsible for the Automotive division at Continental

Other automotive solutions supplied by Continental for the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class include:

  • Long-range radar: used to reliably provide advanced driver assistance systems such as adaptive cruise control and emergency brake assist with data on vehicles and obstacles ahead.
  • Telematics Control Unit: safety component that ensures smooth data exchange with mobile phone networks and enables safety-relevant functions such as automatic emergency call (eCall)
  • Continental Air Supply (CAirS) system: for intelligent control of the adaptive air suspension. It is a highly integrated control unit that combines a compressor, valve block and electronic control unit in a single module.    Surround view cameras: for comfortable and safe maneuvering at all times, even in situations with poor visibility.
  • Surround view cameras: for comfortable and safe maneuvering at all times, even in situations with poor visibility.
  • Light Control Units: Intelligent control of the full LED headlights ensure excellent road illumination.  

Furthermore, components like Continental EcoContact 6 Q tires and innovative surface materials for the interior are also supplied to the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The EcoContact 6 Q tires enable high mileage and low energy consumption due to a special rubber compound, while the surface materials make the interior particularly easy to clean and durable.

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