Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2018, Continental generated sales of €44.4 billion and currently employs around 245,000 people in 60 countries and markets.
Continental in Hungary
Continental as one of the world's leading technology companies is present in Hungary with seven factories, a tyre trading center, a logistic center and an artificial intelligence center. The number of employees including the hired labor force is approximately eight thousand people. The Budapest Plant of Continental Automotive Hungary Kft., which has won the title Factory of the Year 2018 manufactures automotive electronic components and microelectronic circuit modules for the Chassis & Safety, Powertrain and Interior divisions of the Corporation as well as the leading car manufacturers of the world, using state-of-the-art and innovative technologies in almost every field of vehicle electronics.
The product portfolio of Budapest Plant includes products requiring special technological skills, such as electronic control units, drive systems, mechatronic systems, displays and infotainment systems. The current focus of the plant is to produce the most important systems of self-driving, electric and internet-connected vehicles. In order to produce the state-of-the-art products, Budapest Plant is constantly replacing the controlling software and tools with systems that incorporate Industry 4.0 concepts.