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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 06248449380-53
Registration date: 23/08/12 09:46:30

The information on this organisation was last modified on 21/08/14 16:20:36
The date of the last annual update was 21/08/14 16:20:36

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Continental
Legal status: Aktiengesellschaft
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Elmar Degenhart
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Desmond Collins
Position: Director Public Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 9 Vahrenwalder Strasse 
Hannover 30165
Telephone number: (+49) 51193801
Fax number: (+49) 51193881770
Other contact information: Brussels Office:

Continental AG
37,Square de Meeus, 4th floor
1000 Brussels

Phone: 02 791 7595

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: As a European based multinational company with 186,000 employees we are one of the top 3 Automotive Suppliers in the world. We invent, develop and bring to the market, intelligent technologies for mobility, transport and information processing.
Our products include tyres, hydraulic and electronic brake systems, safety and driver assistance systems, engine management systems, transmission and hybrid electric components, instrumentation and connectivity and many other components for automotive and other industries.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information: The Brussels representative office currently comprises one person who will be supported by experts from the various divisions of the Corporation.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Desmond Collins 12/09/14 10/09/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

We assist the policy makers and legislators in developing future mobility, especially in the areas of safety, environment, information and affordability. We advise on the technical possibilities and limitations.
We assist the authorities in implementing new legislation and feedback trends and insights to our R&D departments to ensure full compliance with policy directions.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturer's Association (ETRMA)
European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation (ETRTO)
European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 350000  € - 400000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 8,660,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The estimation of costs range above is the estimate for the full year 01-2014 to 12-2014.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.