Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2015, the corporation generated sales of €39.2 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tires, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs approximately 215,000 people in 55 countries.

Company Growth (employees)
Hannover, DE
Size (employees)
227,565 (est)+5%
CONTINENTAL was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Hannover, DE

CONTINENTAL Office Locations

CONTINENTAL has an office in Hannover
Hannover, DE (HQ)
9 Vahrenwalder Str.

CONTINENTAL Data and Metrics

CONTINENTAL Financial Metrics

CONTINENTAL's revenue was reported to be €39.3 b in FY, 2015 which is a 14% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

39.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

10.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

2.8 b

EBIT (FY, 2015)

4.1 b

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.6 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015


34.5 b39.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

25.8 b29.1 b

Gross profit

8.7 b10.2 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

1.8 b2.2 b

R&D expense

2.1 b2.4 b

General and administrative expense

762.8 m925.5 m

Operating expense total

4.7 b5.6 b

Depreciation and amortization

1.8 b1.9 b


3.3 b4.1 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

359.8 m341 m

Interest income

94.5 m95.4 m

Pre tax profit

3.1 b3.9 b

Income tax expense

622 m1.1 b

Net Income

2.5 b2.8 b
EURY, 2014Y, 2015


3.2 b1.6 b

Total Assets

30.2 b32.8 b

Total Debt

5.1 b3.2 b

Total Liabilities

19.2 b19.6 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

4.2 b4.9 b

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CONTINENTAL News and Updates

Auto giant Continental buys Singapore-based Quantum Inventions for $29M

 German automotive giant Continental is furthering its push into the future of transportation after it got its check book out to acquire Quantum Inventions, a Singapore-based company that specializes in mobility data services. The deal was announced in June with little fanfare and it is officially u…

Baidu teams up with Bosch and Continental on self-driving tech

 Baidu has two new German auto industry heavyweights on its side in the race to develop autonomous driving technology. Both Bosch and Continental are now partnered up with the Chinese internet giant to work together on not only automated driving, but also on connected cars in general and mobility se…

Chinese internet giant Baidu partners with Continental on autonomous cars

(Reuters) — Auto supplier Continental AG on Wednesday signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese Internet company Baidu to develop autonomous and connected cars. In a statement, Continental said both partners intend to develop technologies, products and business models that will provide s…

The new Lincoln Continental lives up to its famous name (F)

The Lincoln Continental is just one of those cars. It really isn't even a car — it's an ideal, a dream, an evocation. Ford introduced the Continental in the late 1930s, and over the decades it was conjoined with American history, most tragically in 1963, when President John …

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