Technology systems

Continental Unveils New Technology Systems at Frankfurt Motor Show

At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), Continental presented Conti CARE, a complete technology system.

These features are also closely aligned with the requirements of electric and autonomous driving in individual and shared mobility scenarios.

In combination with the ContiConnect Live web application, Conti CARE forms a flexible system solution that provides a means of tire management for modern robo-taxi fleets, for example, increasing performance and helping to optimize costs.

Conti CARE tires are equipped with sensors integrated into the tire structure. These sensors continuously generate and evaluate data regarding tread depth, damage, temperature and tire pressure.

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Called ContiSense, this monitoring system transmits tire condition information to ContiConnect Live, facilitating efficient mobility management for fleet operators.

No less innovative is the idea of ​​actively adjusting tire pressure by means of centrifugal pumps built into the wheel. As the vehicle accelerates, centrifugal forces inside the wheel act on the pump to generate compressed air.

This PressureProof technology constantly keeps tire pressure in the ideal range and contributes to a sustainable reduction in CO2 emissions. Excess compressed air is stored in an integrated tank. PressureBoost technology then uses this air to quickly adapt tire pressure to different driving situations.

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In the SilentWheel concept, Continental introduced a modified wheel rim that reduces vibrations generated while driving and provides superior ride quality.