The Continental Automotive Systems division was part of German Continental AG and supplied electronic and brake systems to the automotive industry. It also provided engineering services and lithium-ion batteries. In addition to its products, the company offered engineering services and designed and built the companies own car-racing systems. Continental Automotive Systems was acquired by Ford in 2011.
The Continental Automotive Systems division was formed in 1968. Its main products included brake systems, tyres, and other automotive components. The company also made components and systems, and even developed a powertrain. It was eventually spun off from Continental AG, which sold its automotive systems businesses. The German firm also has several subsidiaries in Slovakia. Some of the subsidiaries include Continental Automotive Systems Slovakia s.r.o.
The company is an industry leader in the design, manufacture, and integration of automotive electronic systems. Its applications range from gasoline and diesel powertrains to safety and chassis systems and body electronics. Currently, Continental Automotive Systems US is a subsidiary of the global Continental Corporation, a Fortune 500 company with annual sales of nearly $20 billion. It has over 20,000 employees across five divisions. In addition to its automotive divisions, Continental also manufactures tires.
The diversity score of the company is calculated by multiple factors. The company’s employees are mostly Democrats, while Republicans make up the rest of the company’s workforce. As for the company’s political affiliations, the average employee at Continental Automotive Systems makes $86,685 a year. Comparable companies include SK Hynix, NI, and Tyco Electronics Corporation. Despite being a big company, the salaries at Continental Automotive Systems are still below the national average.