Technology company Continental was named Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Supplier of the Year in the category of Innovation for 2020. Continental was one of 31 supplier partners across a total of 19 categories honored.
“We are honored to have earned an FCA Supplier of the Year award for a second time recognizing our commitment to innovation,” said Robert Lee, president of Continental North America. “As a leading technology company, Continental is dedicated to helping our customers deliver the most cutting-edge technologies aimed at improving the driving experience.”
Continental was among 13 companies honored in the Innovation category for its role in developing the all-new Uconnect 5. Continental worked with FCA to develop a state-of-the-art display and HMI solution that is an integral part of the next generation infotainment system.
“The transformational changes we made in 2019 built a strong foundation for the wave of product launches coming out of FCA, and today we spotlighted those suppliers who took their work to the next level,” said Martin Horneck, head of purchasing and supply chain management, FCA-North America. “These are the ‘best of the best’ in our industry and they will continue playing a leading role in our collective success.”
Continental, founded in 1871, offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. The company has a number of locations in the South, including in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.