Manfred Wennemer: Continental CEO predicts big things for telematics

By Arjen Bongard and Douglas A. Bolduc, Automotive News

Last year, Continental spent $1 billion (about €730 million) on a Motorola division that specialises in telematics. Now, Continental CEO Manfred Wennemer has high hopes that the life-saving, infotainment-enhancing technology will become a hit.

During a recent interview, Wennemer spoke about the prospects for telematics, his company’s interest in rival Siemens VDO Automotive and how Continental is coping with volatile raw materials prices.

He met with Automotive News Europe Editor Arjen Bongard and Reporter Douglas A. Bolduc at…

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