ERJ staff report (DS)
Heihe, Heilongjiang Province, China - Continental's Chassis & Safety Division has opened a winter test center in Heihe, Heilongjiang Province.
â€œWe see a great potential for Continental in the China auto safety market. With the foundation of our winter test center, we are moving a big step closer to our ambitious goal of 'safety for everyone' and will further complete our capabilities for safety solutions in China.â€ said Dirk Remde, Head of the Business Unit Electronic Brake Systems China during the ceremony.
Located in a favorable environment for cold weather testing in China with a 7,000,000-square-meter lake and 30,000 square-meter land area, the Heihe winter test center is the 4th such testing facility for ABS and ESC globally with the other three having already been established in the US Europe and Japan. Focus is on testing vehicle stability in all driving situations, especially on low friction surfaces.
The company did not say if the facility is available to tyre activities.
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Press release from Continental