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Continental expands ops in Romania

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BUCHAREST (Romania), November 3 (SeeNews) - Continental Engineering Services (CES), part of German automotive parts manufacturer Continental, said on Wednesday it is expanding in Romania by adding new services at its headquarters in the western city of Timisoara.

CES Timisoara increases its capacity to offer complete services in the field of automotive and non-automotive in the region, Continental said in a press release.

Also, the local subsidiary becomes responsible for the activities of sales and business development in Eastern Europe, a market that is constantly expanding.

"Through the newly acquired responsibilities we are closer to our customers in this part of Europe and a partner who provides them with customised solutions for systems development. We want to grow in this region, which has experienced an accelerated evolution in recent years and which today represents a market with important potential for us," CES Romania head Sorin Iarca said.

Continental Engineering Services Timisoara is part of Continental Automotive Romania and employs over 150 engineers and computer scientists.

At the end of 2020, Continental employed over 20,100 in its engineering centres and production facilities in Romania working in international teams on the key trends of automotive industry, namely connectivity, autonomous driving and electromobility, by using methods such as artificial intelligence and big data, the company said.

All five divisions of Continental are represented in Romania. Continental Romania operates seven production units and four engineering centers.

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