Increase To VDO Automotive Sensor Range
Birmingham, July 21, 2009
VDO increase their product portfolio within the Automotive Independant Aftermarket with increased new products to the VDO sensor range.
Jim Lyons IAM Account Manager for VDO says "We have increased our automotive sensor range for 2009 to include fourteen new additional ABS Wheel Speed Sensors. The range of Camshaft, Crankshaft, Mass Air Flow, Knock and ABS sensors has now increased to a massive 225 references and we are still expanding. 2009 looks to be an interesting year for the Aftermarket and I am delighted that our organisation has invested in Research and Development for these products".
With sales exceeding €24 billion in 2008, the Continental Corporation is one of the top automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for the powertrain and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, the corporation contributes towards enhanced driving safety and protection of the global climate. Continental is also a competent partner in networked automobile communication. The corporation employs nearly 140,000 at approximately 190 locations in 35 countries.
Supplying both, OEMs and the Aftermarket worldwide, the Interior Division of Continental AG develops and produces electronic systems which allow the information in a vehicle to be controlled and communicated according to the requirements of the driver and the driving situation. The Division achieves annual sales of more then €5.8 billion (preliminary figures 2008) with a workforce of more than 30,000 employees currently. The range of products includes instruments clusters and multifunctional displays, control units, electronic car entry systems, tire information systems, climate control systems, radios, multimedia and navigation systems, telematic solutions as well as cockpit modules and systems. The Interior Division develops vehicle electronics enabling car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure communication, Internet access and the seamless integration of mobile devices (car-to-device). The focus on systems integration offers customers less complexity and ensures efficient and cost-effective solutions for the management of information in passenger cars as well as commercial and special vehicles.
With the Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket business unit, Continental caters to the specific requirements of those sectors. Covering the brands Continental, VDO, ATE and BARUM the business unit offers electronic products, systems, and services. Its spectrum of products for commercial and special vehicles includes tachographs, control systems for drive and onboard electronics, components for human-machine-interface such as instrumentation, panels and cockpit solutions, onboard toll units, and telematics units for public transit. Its offerings for the independent parts trade and non-affiliated workshops range from fuel systems and components for windshield and headlight cleaning systems to replacement parts for brakes and diagnostic instruments. Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket is also responsible for supplying replacement parts after a series is discontinued by the vehicle manufacturer.
A global network of marketing and service companies completes the unit’s range.