ATE and Continental
Brake specialists with broad horizons
A solid background for a solid brand
ATE has more than 100 years of experience – our brand is one of the oldest and most successful in the brakes market today. We are naturally proud of this tradition and proud that we are part of Continental, one of the largest and most influential automotive suppliers in the world.
What distinguishes Continental as a group of companies
Continental develops intelligent technologies to move people and their goods. As an international automotive supplier, tyre manufacturer and industry partner, the Group offers sustainable, safe, convenient, individual and affordable solutions.
Current figures for Continental
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transport. In 2019, Continental generated sales of €44,5 billion and currently employs more than 232,000 people in 59 countries and markets. In 2021, the company celebrates its 150th anniversary.
Brands in the independent aftermarket
The commercial vehicle and trading activities of Continental are combined in the business area Vehicle Networking and Information (VNI) inside Commercial Vehicles and Services (CVS) business unit. The following product brands are sold there:
The unit thus covers a very broad spectrum:
- Electronic products
- Systems and services for commercial and special vehicles
- Products for specialised workshops
- Spare and wear parts for the independent automotive aftermarket and independent workshops
- Spare and wear parts for vehicle models after the series has been discontinued by the model manufacturer
Recent figures from the business area Vehicle Networking and Information (VNI)
Vehicle Networking and Information (VNI) employs more than 47,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately €9.7 billion in 2018.