Continental Holding China Co., Ltd.

Company Profile



No.538, Dalian Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai 200082, China

Business Overview

-The Company is a subsidiary of Continental AG, a major automotive part supplier based in Germany that currently owns 28 manufacturing sites, 18 R&D centers and about 26,000 employees in China.

-It is a major parts supplier for brake systems, powertrain systems, chassis systems, instrumentations, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and industrial rubber products.

-On March 15, 2019, the Company changed its name from Continental Automotive Holding (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. to Continental Automotive Holding Co., Ltd.


Chassis & Safety Division

Vehicle Dynamics
-Electronic brake systems
-Electronic stability controls
-Rear-axle electronic air suspension systems
-Chassis domain control units
-Dynamic roll body stabilizations

Hydraulic Brake Systems
-Brake calipers
-Disc brakes
-Drum brakes
-Duo-servo brakes
-Tandem master cylinders
-Pedal modules
-Brake pressure regulators
-Brake actuation systems
-Mechanical and electronic brake assist systems
-Brake hoses
-Brake assistant systems

Passive Safety and Sensors
-Crash Impact Sound Sensors - CISS
-Acceleration sensors
-Pressure sensors
-Chassis position sensors
-Chassis acceleration sensors
-Intelligent battery sensors - IBS
-High-voltage current sensors - CSM
-Sensors for electric vehicles
-Pedal angle sensors - PAS
-Accelerator force feedback pedals - AFFP
-Steering angle sensors
-Engine/transmission speed and position sensors
-Inertial sensors

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
-Adaptive cruise controls
-Blind spot detections
-Rear cross traffic alerts
-Emergency brake assists
-Intelligent headlamp controls
-Lane departure warnings
-Traffic sign recognitions
-Surround view systems

Washer Systems
-Reservoir systems
-Headlight cleaning systems

Powertrain Division

Engine Systems
-Piezo diesel common rail injection systems
-Diesel high-pressure pumps
-Piezo gasoline direct injections
-Gasoline solenoid direct injection systems
-Gasoline high-pressure pumps
-Gasoline port fuel injections
-Engine management systems - EMS
-Exhaust gas aftertreatment systems

-Transmission control units

  • Automatic transmissions
  • Double clutch transmissions
  • Automated manual transmissions
  • CVT (Continuously variable transmissions)
  • Electro-hydraulic transmission control modules

-Control units for four- and all wheel drive applications

  • Transfer cases
  • Differentials
  • Limited slip couplings

Hybrid Electric Vehicle
-Power electronics
-Electric motors
-Li-ion battery systems

Sensors & Actuators

  • Door handle sensors
  • Flex fuel biodiesel sensors
  • Flex fuel ethanol sensors
  • Oil fluid level sensors
  • In-cylinder pressure sensors
  • Mass airflow sensors
  • Position sensors
  • Pressure sensors
  • NOx sensors
  • Temperature sensors

-Engine actuators

  • Air control valves
  • Idle air control valves
  • Electronic throttle controls
  • General purpose actuators
  • Electrical water pumps
  • Transmission oil pumps
  • Coolant pumps
  • Variable valve mechanisms

-Emission actuators

  • Electrical compressor bypass valves
  • Exhaust control valves

Fuel Supply
-Fuel supply electronics
-Fuel level sensors
-Fuel pumps
-Modular function carrier with carbon canister - Internal venting system for fuel tanks

Body Electronics

Body & Security
-Body control modules
-Door systems
-Power closure systems
-Seat comfort systems
-Access control systems
-Exterior light control units
-Tire information systems

-Device connectivity
-Seamless mobile integrations

Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket
-Tachographs and services
-Instrumentation and telematics
-Control systems

Visual Display Systems
-Instrument clusters
-Secondary displays
-Head-up displays

Control Elements
-Climate control units
-Cockpit modules
-Haptic controls
-Roof modules
-Center consoles

-eHorizon navigation systems
-Multimedia systems and platforms
-Flat panel radios
-RNS 510 Multimedia systems

Tires Division

-Passenger and light truck tires

  • Summer tires
  • Winter tires

-Commercial vehicle tires
-Two-wheel tires

ContiTech Division

Air Spring Systems

Benecke-Kaliko Group

-Foil and coated fabrics for automotive interior trim
-Molded slush skins
-Expanded vinyl

Compounding Technology
-Rubber compounds
-Sealing systems

Elastomer Coatings
-Coated fabrics
-Printing blankets
-Diaphragms/ diaphragm materials
-Gas holder diaphragms
-Collapsible tanks
-Concertina walls
-Oil tanks
-Elastomer sheetings

Fluid Technology

  • Power steering 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Heating/cooling systems
  • Fuel systems
  • Turbochargers
  • Oil/hydraulics
  • Brake/clutch
  • Charge air
  • Exhaust systems
  • Powertrain
  • Air conduction

Power Transmission Group
-V-ribbed belts
-V-belts Multiple
-Timing belts
-Flat belts
-Belt drive systems

Vibration Control
-Rubber-to-metal bonded products
-Mounting systems
-Adaptive mounts
-Spring strut mounts
-Precision molded parts
-Seat suspensions
-Dynamic vibration absorbers
-Torsional vibration absorbers
-Blow-molded parts
-Plastic parts


1994 Entered into Chinese market, established Shanghai Automotive Brake Systems Co., Ltd.
1995 Established Continental Automotive Systems (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.
Established Continental Automotive Wuhu Co., Ltd.
Established Continental Automotive Changchun Co., Ltd.
Established ContiTech AG representative office in China.
1997 Established Continental Automotive Corporation (Lianyungang) Co., Ltd.
1999 Established ContiTech Power Transmission (Ninghai) Ltd.
2000 Established ContiTech Fluid Shanghai Co., Ltd.
2001 Established Continental Automotive Systems (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Established ContiTech Printing Blanket (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
2002 Established ContiTech Grand Ocean Changchun Co., Ltd.
2005 Established Benecke Changshun Auto Trim (Zhangjiagang) Co., Ltd.
2006 Established Continental Automotive Asia Pacific Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Acquired Shanghai Roulunds Rubber Products Co., Ltd.
2007 Acquired Siemens VDO Automotive Navigation Manufacturing Division.
Established Continental Automotive Systems (Changshu) Co., Ltd.
Established Jiading R&D center of Continental Automotive Group.
2009 Established Asia headquarter and R&D center of Continental AG in Shanghai.
Established ContiTech China Rubber & Plastics Technology Ltd.
2011 Acquired Tianjin Xin Binhai Conveyor Belt, later changed its name into ContiTech (Tianjin) Conveyor Belt Ltd.
Established Nanjing software R&D center.
Expand Continental Automotive Wuhu Co., Ltd.
Established Continental Automotive Jinan Co., Ltd.
Continental Asia headquarter and R&D center changed name into "Continental Automotive Holding Co., Ltd."
2012 Established Continental Heihe winter test center.
Established phase II plant of Continental Automotive Systems (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Established Continental Automotive Changchun Co., Ltd. Jingyue Branch.
Established ContiTech Changshu R&D center.
Expand plant of Continental Automotive Systems (Changshu) Co., Ltd.
Expand Continental Automotive Changchun Co., Ltd.
Established Lu Bo Automotive Electronics (Qufu) Ltd.
Established Nisshinbo-Continental Precision Machining (Yangzhou) Co., Ltd. with Nisshinbo Holdings Inc.
Oct. 2014 Continental Automotive Interior Wuhu Co., Ltd. opened its second plant.
Nov. 2014 Continental AG announced its subsidiary in China, Continental Automotive Interior (Wuhu) Co., Ltd. opended its second plant in Wuhu.
ContiTech Grand Ocean (Changchun) Co., Ltd., the subsidiary of the Company in China, opened new plant in Hangzhou.
Dec. 2014 ContiTech, a division of the Company, acquired the business of Taizhou Fuju Rubber Belt Manufacture Co., Ltd. in January this year and established ContiTech Power Transmission (Sanmen) Ltd.
Jan. 2015 The Company announced that ContiTech Division's Benecke-Kaliko Group has held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new plant in Changzhou, China.
Mar. 2015 Continental AG opened a new Research and Development Center for tires on the site of its tire plant in Hefei, Anhui Province, China.
Mar. 2019 Continental Chongqing R&D center started operation.
Mar. 2019 The Company changed its name from Continental Automotive Holding (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. to Continental Automotive Holding Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2020 The Company formed a strategic partnership with eMapgo Technologies (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (EMG).

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