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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....

2010-09-30 10:21:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) 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. "We appreciate the IAM's leadership in reaching this important agreement that recognizes the interests of our flight attendants and the company,"...

2010-08-19 07:00:00

FLETCHER, N.C., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world, is moving forward with its plans to hire 100 people in the next 7 months at its manufacturing facility in Fletcher. Continental manufactures brake calipers at the facility and has a variety of job openings available including assembly, engineering or supervisory positions. Applicants can find a list of open positions on Continental's website at www.careers-continental.com. The jobs...

2010-06-08 10:30:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental today announced AutoLinQ(TM) development alliances with technology partners including Deutsche Telekom, INRIX, Navigon, NAVTEQ, Pandora and Ygomi. At the Telematics Detroit 2010 conference, Continental is featuring an AutoLinQ(TM) demonstration vehicle that includes select applications designed in collaboration with its partners to make driving safer, more eco-friendly and convenient. "Continental's AutoLinQ platform is attracting...

2010-05-17 07:12:00

HOUSTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced that it is notifying holders of the $174,950,000 outstanding principal amount of its 5% Convertible Notes due 2023 (the "Notes") that they have an option, pursuant to the terms of the Notes, to require Continental Airlines to purchase, on June 15, 2010, all or a portion of such holders' Notes (the "Put Option") at a price equal to $1,000 per $1,000 principal amount of the Notes, plus any accrued and...

2010-05-12 09:00:00

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Indian Land, S.C. Elementary, Middle and High Schools receive $35,000 in total Lancaster County receives more than 350 Continental and General brand tires for police, fire and municipal vehicles Donations total nearly $100,000 Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (CTA) marked the first year in its new headquarters in South Carolina by sharing some good news with the Lancaster County community. CTA held a special community celebration...

2010-05-03 17:04:00

Preliminary Indications: No Layoffs Expected WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union announced today that it is assembling an experienced team of experts to ensure its members' jobs and interests are protected should the proposed merger of United and Continental be approved by federal regulators and shareholders. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "Our most important responsibility is to ensure that the proposed Continental-United...

2010-05-03 04:30:00

HOUSTON and CHICAGO, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental (NYSE: CAL) and United (Nasdaq: UAUA) today announced a definitive merger agreement, creating the world's leading airline with superior service to customers, expanded access to an unparalleled global network serving 370 destinations around the world, enhanced long-term career prospects for employees, and a platform for improved profitability and sustainable long-term value for shareholders. The all-stock merger of...

2010-04-15 17:45:00

CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by the United Master Executive Council of the Air Line Pilots Association International: "It has been our long-standing position that the pilots of United Airlines would support a merger if such a transaction would benefit the careers and futures of our pilots. "Several media outlets have reported today that United and Continental have reopened merger talks. For United's pilots, Continental, rather...

2010-04-13 08:36:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, one of the world's top automotive suppliers, earned the 2010 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers Contribution to Excellence) Award for its Smart NOx Sensor for gas and diesel powertrains in the Product-Europe category. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100413/CL85438 ) "Earning the Automotive News PACE Award for Continental's NOx Sensor is an honor as we continuously work to develop innovative...


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