Continental opens UK automotive research and development centre

(l-r): Wolfgang Fey, Ian Saward, Karl Haupt, Councillor Dr. Michael Turner (mayor of Lewes), Councillor Tony Nicholson (chair of the Lewes District Council) and Anne Turner at the inauguration

Yesterday, tyre and automotive component manufacturer Continental celebrated the grand opening of its new automotive research and development centre in Lewes, East Sussex. In Lewes, Continental develops Surround View systems that provide 360-degree detection of what is happening around a vehicle. The new ‘Pannett’s Building’ provides additional offices, meeting rooms and a workshop, as well as a showroom for vehicles with Surround View systems.

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