Safety Active and passive vehicle safety components.

Safety megatrend...

Safety megatrend...

... or the vision of accident-free driving.

Back on Track: Latest Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Prevent Vehicles Leaving the Road.

Back on Track: Latest Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Prevent Vehicles Leaving the Road.

The benefits of lane-departure warning systems and other technologies aimed at our Vision Zero project can be found in VisionZeroNews, issue 3/2016.

Antiblocking Systems Prevent Accidents

Antiblocking Systems Prevent Accidents

Anyone can hit the gas, but proper braking is a fine art. And yet every meter counts when you need to slow down fast. Electronic braking systems with an anti-lock function play an important role in avoiding accidents. They stop the wheels from locking and in so doing help to avoid crashes. You may find the complete article and many more topics in our VisionZero News, issue 2/2016.

Heading for Vision Zero with Continental

Heading for Vision Zero with Continental

In a drive to boost road safety by promoting the spread of advanced safety technologies as standard equipment, the Continental experts have intensified their joint efforts to make Vision Zero a reality.

What has to happen so that nothing happens?

What has to happen so that nothing happens?

Vision Zero stands for: zero deaths and zero injuries on our roads. An ambitious target in light of the fact that there are over 1.2 million road traffic fatalities worldwide every year. But a bold vision is called for to drive progress. At Continental, Vision Zero has long been part of our corporate DNA. Engineers can save lives by developing technologies which prevent road accidents.

Impressive demonstration of advanced accident prevention technologies

Impressive demonstration of advanced accident prevention technologies

As a partner to Global NCAP’s ‘Stop the Crash’ campaign, Continental is using vivid demonstrations to raise awareness among drivers across the globe of how important it is to make sure they have enough tread left on their tires and also keep their tires at the right pressure. Read more in VisonZeroNews, issue 1/2016 (PDF).

Vision Zero: Road accidents must become a thing of the past

Vision Zero: Road accidents must become a thing of the past

“Road accidents must become a thing of the past. This is no longer a utopian vision, because with a shield made of data from the vehicle itself and from other road users, the car will be increasingly capable of avoiding accidents." Statement Dr. Elmar Degenhart, VisionZeroNews 2/2015.

Vision Zero: Networked systems make for greater safety

Vision Zero: Networked systems make for greater safety

Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is currently the most important active safety system of them all. It identifies critical dynamic situations as they begin to develop and intervenes automatically – if necessary – to correct the vehicle’s behavior.

Vision Zero: Zero Fatalities, Zero Injuries, Zero Accidents

Vision Zero: Zero Fatalities, Zero Injuries, Zero Accidents

Road safety improves with increasing use of accident-prevention technologies. Continental has made Vision Zero its long-term goal. VisionZeroNews, issue 1 (PDF)

Continental partners Global NCAP ‘Stop the Crash’ campaign

Continental partners Global NCAP ‘Stop the Crash’ campaign

Chassis & Safety and Tire Divisions join campaign to improve road safety through standard fitment of state-of-the-art safety technologies especially in subcompact cars.

Continental confirms expectations upon driver assistance systems in the UR:BAN project

Continental confirms expectations upon driver assistance systems in the UR:BAN project

Live demonstrations at the concluding presentation of the UR:BAN project in Düsseldorf show the effectiveness of innovative assistance systems for lateral and longitudinal vehicle control.

Video: Augmented Reality Head-up-Display

Video: Augmented Reality Head-up-Display

The Augmented Reality HUD supplements the exterior view of the traffic conditions in front of the vehicle with virtual information (augmentations) for the driver. The AR-HUD was developed from the previous HUD, but now the reflected information appears exactly where the information becomes a part of the driving situation.

A Dialogue without Words: Head-up Displays Find Their Way into Drivers' Field of Vision

A Dialogue without Words: Head-up Displays Find Their Way into Drivers' Field of Vision

Continental presents world premiere of augmented-reality head-up display.

Continental Receives 2014 Automotive News PACE Award

Continental Receives 2014 Automotive News PACE Award

Pressure sensor-based Pedestrian Protection System (PPS pSAT) reduces pedestrian injuries in collisions. 

Continental Signs the European Road Safety Charter

Continental Signs the European Road Safety Charter

Continental signed the European Road Safety Charter on November 26, 2007. The goal of the Charter is to halve the number of fatalities on the roads of the European Union (EU) by the year 2010, in other words, a reduction to 25,000 from 50,000 in 2004.