Continental Teves Dedicates New Sensor Plant in Mexico

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Continental Teves

    SILAO, Mexico, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Teves, headquartered in
 Auburn Hills, Michigan, the brake and chassis unit of Continental AG, today
 dedicated a new 25,000 square foot, $20 million wheel speed sensor plant in
 Silao, Mexico.
     Adding to Continental Teves' North American manufacturing capabilities,
 the new plant joins four existing plants located in the United States.
 According to Bill Kozyra, President of Continental Teves, NA, "This new
 advanced manufacturing component to our existing capabilities will keep
 Continental on the cutting edge of affordable and quality innovations that
 enhance driver safety and vehicle control.
     "The new facility will produce sensors to be used in our four wheel
 anti-lock brake systems (ABS) in response to increased consumer demand for
 electronic safety systems in vehicles," said Kozyra.
     Plant Manager, Frank Jourdan, said the wheel speed sensors manufactured
 and tested at Silao will be used by Continental Teves' award-winning
 Electronic Brake Systems plant in Morganton, North Carolina.
     In addition, Continental recently acquired Temic, the electronics maker,
 including its plant in Cuautla, Mexico as part of its plans to harness
 advanced computing and electronics to make chassis systems that enhance
 vehicle safety.
     Continental Teves is a unit of Continental AG, Hanover, Germany.
 Continental is a major supplier of tires, brakes and chassis systems to the
 automotive industry, components that contribute to driving safety, comfort and
 peace of mind.  For more information visit www.contionline.com or
 www.drivesaferamerica.org .
 
 

SOURCE Continental Teves
    SILAO, Mexico, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Teves, headquartered in
 Auburn Hills, Michigan, the brake and chassis unit of Continental AG, today
 dedicated a new 25,000 square foot, $20 million wheel speed sensor plant in
 Silao, Mexico.
     Adding to Continental Teves' North American manufacturing capabilities,
 the new plant joins four existing plants located in the United States.
 According to Bill Kozyra, President of Continental Teves, NA, "This new
 advanced manufacturing component to our existing capabilities will keep
 Continental on the cutting edge of affordable and quality innovations that
 enhance driver safety and vehicle control.
     "The new facility will produce sensors to be used in our four wheel
 anti-lock brake systems (ABS) in response to increased consumer demand for
 electronic safety systems in vehicles," said Kozyra.
     Plant Manager, Frank Jourdan, said the wheel speed sensors manufactured
 and tested at Silao will be used by Continental Teves' award-winning
 Electronic Brake Systems plant in Morganton, North Carolina.
     In addition, Continental recently acquired Temic, the electronics maker,
 including its plant in Cuautla, Mexico as part of its plans to harness
 advanced computing and electronics to make chassis systems that enhance
 vehicle safety.
     Continental Teves is a unit of Continental AG, Hanover, Germany.
 Continental is a major supplier of tires, brakes and chassis systems to the
 automotive industry, components that contribute to driving safety, comfort and
 peace of mind.  For more information visit www.contionline.com or
 www.drivesaferamerica.org .
 
 SOURCE  Continental Teves