Continental AG

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Continental AG
TypePublicly traded company
ISINDE0005439004 Edit this on Wikidata
PredecessorEnglebert Edit this on Wikidata
Key people
Elmar Degenhart, CEO
Wolfgang Reitzle, Chairman
ProductsTires, brake systems, powertrain and chassis components, automotive safety, vehicle electronics[1]
Revenue34.5 billion (2014)[2] Decrease 32.7 billion (2012)[3]
€3.073 billion (2012)[3]
c. €1.9 billion (2012)[3]
Total assets36,174,900,000 euro (2016) Edit this on Wikidata
Total equity€7.543 billion (end 2011)[3]
Number of employees
c. 190,000 (end 2014)[4]

Continental AG is a leading German automotive manufacturing company specializing in tires, brake systems, automotive safety, powertrain and chassis components, tachographs, and other parts for the automotive and transportation industries. Continental is based in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Continental was founded in 1871 as a rubber manufacturer, Continental-Caoutchouc und Gutta-Percha Compagnie.[5]

Continental is the world's 4th largest tire manufacturer.[6]

The company's revenue in 2010 increased by 23.5% to 3449 million dollars.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Continental Automotive -The Automotive Group of Continental AG - Innovations for a Mobile Automotive Future".
  2. "Annual Report 2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-04-08.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Continental Official Website".
  4. "Pressemitteilung". Conti Media. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
  5. "History 1871 - 1926". Continental Corporation. Retrieved 2012-05-02.
  6. "The History of General Tire from 1915 up to now". General Tire. 27 January 2005. Retrieved 2012-05-02.
  7. "Fortune Global 500 2010: The World's Biggest Companies - Continental - CTTAY". 2012-11-09. Archived from the original on 2012-11-09. Retrieved 2022-06-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)