Continental AG

Continental AG

Continental AG

Date Founded



Vahrenwalder Strasse 9,Hannover, Niedersachsen (Lwr Saxony) 30165

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Auto Parts & Tires
Retail: Other
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Plastics & Synthetics

Company Description

Continental AG is a holding company, which engages in the manufacture and sale of soft rubber products, rubberized fabrics, and solid tires. It operates through the following segments: Chassis and Safety, Powertrain, Interior, Tires, ContiTech, and Other or Consolidation. The Chassis and Safety segment develops, produces, and markets intelligent systems to improve driving safety and vehicle dynamics. The Powertrains segment integrates system solutions for the powertrains. The Interior segment provides information management for vehicles; and develops and produces communication, and network solutions. The Tires segment offers reduction of fuel consumption by minimizing rolling resistance. The ContiTech segment covers the development, manufacture, and market of products for the machine and plant engineering, mining, and automotive industry. The Other or Consolidation segment represents the centrally managed subsidiaries and affiliates including holding, financing, and insurance companies. The company was founded on October 8, 1871 and is headquartered in Hanover, Germany.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Head-Chassis & Safety Division

Head-Finance, Controlling, Compliance, Law & IT

Head, Interior Division

Head of Investor Relations

Head-Contitech Division

Director-Labor Relations & Sustainability

Spokesperson-Business & Finance

Manager-Investor Relations

Manager-Investor Relations

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Continental AG

Chief Executive Officer at Schaeffler AG

Head at Internationale Wirtschaftsberatungsgesellschaft mbH

Head-Finance, Controlling, Compliance, Law & IT at Continental AG

Head, Interior Division at Continental AG

Head-Chassis & Safety Division at Continental AG

Former Head, Chassis & Safety Division at Continental AG

Chief Financial & Information Technology Officer at Roche Holding AG

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Continental AG purchases Cooper Standard Holdings, Inc. /Anti Vibration Systems Bus from Cooper-Standard Holdings, Inc.

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Continental AG, Continental Automotive Czech Republic sro purchase Continental VÚK sro

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