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2011-06-14 07:39:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, a leading international supplier of safety systems to the global automotive industry, is showcasing and demonstrating some of its newest technologies for automotive safety, crash avoidance and pedestrian protection at this week's International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles being held at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel & Convention Center in suburban Washington, D.C. The Continental exhibit includes a...

2011-05-05 07:00:00

FORT MILL, S.C., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire the Americas, LLC ("Continental") announced today that they have signed a multi-year agreement to sell Continental brand commercial tires at TravelCenters of America and Petro Stopping Center sites throughout the U.S. and Canada. "In order to support our national fleet and owner-operator customers with greater distribution of Continental truck tires on the highway, we are happy to announce our strategic partnership with the...

2011-04-28 14:16:00

Decision Paves Way For Election Of Nearly 15,000 Fleet Service, Ramp Workers WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the National Mediation Board (NMB) issued a decision finding that United and Continental are single carriers for the purpose of labor relations. For the Continental fleet service, cargo and operations workers, and the United and Continental Micronesia ramp, cargo and operations workers, this means the NMB will soon order an election. The Teamsters...

2011-03-10 09:34:00

REGENSBURG, Germany, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, the international automotive supplier, is working with a major European vehicle manufacturer to integrate its next generation fuel pump technology into 2013 model year vehicles. The new technology, which helps reduce both fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, also has been nominated for a 2010 PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence) Award by Automotive News. "This contract underlines...

2011-01-12 11:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For 17 years, the editors of Ward's AutoWorld have been testing vehicles on their daily commutes to select 10 engines that set new benchmarks in their respective vehicle segments for power, technology, observed fuel economy and noise, vibration and harshness. And every year, Continental powertrain technologies have been integral to at least one of the winners. For the 2011 model year, seven of the Ward's 10 Best engines feature...

2011-01-04 15:49:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Airlines today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) representing Continental flight attendants. The IAM is expected to hold a ratification vote in the coming weeks. "The negotiation teams were able to reach a fair agreement that is another positive step forward as we work to combine our companies," said Sam Risoli, vice...

2011-01-03 15:09:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Week has named Jeffery A. Smisek, president and CEO of United Continental Holdings, Inc., as its 2010 Person of the Year in a cover story published today in Aviation Week & Space Technology. A key player in the United-Continental merger, Smisek strategically approached United Airlines and faced off against opposing legislators, obtaining approval in an unprecedented six months, to bring about -- by some key measures -- the largest merger...

2010-11-24 08:30:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Crash Impact Sound Sensing detects structure-borne noise, allowing for earlier detection of crash severity and 50 percent faster deployment of airbags in frontal collisions. New clipSAT pressure satellite design makes for quicker and more affordable installation of side-impact sensors. The latest passive safety innovations from Continental continue to improve occupant protection in frontal and side-impact collisions. Continental's new...

2010-11-05 09:28:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Two key innovations from Continental's Automotive Group, the Accelerator Force Feedback Pedal (AFFP(TM)) and EC (Electronic Commutation) Fuel Pump, were named finalists for the 2011 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers Contribution to Excellence) Awards. The Automotive News PACE Awards honor superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance among automotive suppliers. This prestigious award, now in...

2010-10-12 08:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2009, more than 4,000 people lost their lives in pedestrian/motor vehicle accidents across the United States. Another 59,000 pedestrians were injured. International automotive supplier Continental today introduced a unique pedestrian protection system that fundamentally enhances the protection of pedestrians on the roads. The system features a novel type of air hose connected to two pressure sensors which builds flexibly into the bumper....


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