Tag: Wolfgang Schäfer

Continental has billions for automotive sector acquisitions

Monday 18th December 2017 | 0 Comments

In an interview published by German financial daily Börsen-Zeitung on Saturday, chief financial officer of Continental AG, Wolfgang Schäfer, stated that the company has set at least 3 billion euros aside for expanding within automotive markets through acquisitions.

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Continental: Tyre division growth behind group average in Q1-3 2017

Thursday 9th November 2017 | 0 Comments

The word Continental has used to describe its sales growth in the nine months to 30 September 2017 is “strong”. Sales rose 9.0 per cent during the period to 32.7 billion euros, a result Executive Board chairman Dr Elmar Degenhart attributes to putting “money on the right horses with our technologies for safe, efficient and intelligent mobility.”

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Continental tyre prices going up

Friday 4th August 2017 | 0 Comments

According to several German media sources, the price of Continental tyres will increase in the second half of this year. Wolfgang Schäfer, chief financial officer at Continental, indicates that tyre prices will go up by between three and five per cent in order to compensate for higher natural rubber costs.

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Continental: Net income up 2.1% despite higher in raw material costs

Tuesday 9th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Tyre maker and automotive systems supplier Continental AG has reported sales of €11.0 billion in the first quarter of 2017, a 11.7 per cent increase year-on-year. Organic sales growth came to 9.5 per cent. At the same time, net income attributable to the shareholders of the parent rose by 2.1 per cent to €749.6 million, or €3.75 per share. This overall positive bottom line result was achieved in spite of increased raw material prices; Continental also expects to see rising raw material prices in the second quarter of the year.

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Sales of €40.5 billion, record tyre volumes – Continental announces 2016 results

Monday 6th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Continental AG reports achieving annual sales of €40.55 billion in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 3.6 per cent. Adjusted EBIT amounted to €4.34 billion, 0.6 per cent lower than a year earlier, while the adjusted EBIT margin was also slightly down, at 10.8 per cent. Profit after tax rose 2.6 per cent to €2.80 billion; earnings per share were €14.01.

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Continental net income up almost a quarter in “extremely successful” 2014

Continental net income up almost a quarter in “extremely successful” 2014

Tuesday 10th March 2015 | 0 Comments

The CEO of Continental Corporation has described 2014 as “another extremely successful financial year” and confirmed that all targets set for the year were reached. “When evaluating the results, we should not overlook the fact that there was, in some cases, very weak growth in Europe, Russia, and South America,” elaborated Dr. Elmar Degenhart. “There were also significant exchange rate fluctuations. In addition, the mild winter at the end of 2014 had a negative impact on the winter tyre business in Europe. The driving force behind the sales development once again came from China and North America. In light of this, it is remarkable that profit after taxes of just under €2.4 billion or €11.88 per share could be achieved.”

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Reinhart confirmed as Continental’s new HR head

Reinhart confirmed as Continental’s new HR head

Friday 25th April 2014 | 0 Comments

The abrupt end of Elke Strathmann’s career at Continental AG was made public earlier this month, and the company announced today that Strathmann has already relinquished her seat on its Executive Board. Dr. Ariane Reinhart has been named as Continental’s new Executive Board member for human resources and director of labour relations.

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