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Continental enhances production of airbag control units in India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

firm said it has added a second assembly line at its Bangalore-based plant to manufacture control units (ACUs) to cater to enhanced demand.

The company has taken the step as business in is growing steadily and being driven by legislation and consumer organisations.

"We are continuing to invest in to support its growing market. With the increase in safety awareness and legislative norms in India, demand for is at an all-time high," Prashanth said in a statement.

Continental is prepared to address this need, he added.

"We are fully committed to making mobility safer in India, and to supporting OEMs in adopting technologies efficiently," added.

The company said its first assembly line for started production in 2016 and is currently working at full capacity, supplying to domestic market and exporting to and

"Adding the second production line will enhance our capacity significantly, which will help us meet the increasing requirements of more OEMs in India," the company's safety and sensorics business Sukhdeep Sandhu said.

In November last year, the company had inaugurated two new lines for anti-lock braking system (ABS) and (ESC) assembly at its plant in

Continental employs over 8,000 people across 15 locations in India. It has eight plants that cater to the market, and a technical centre that supports its global research and development (R&D) activities.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 14:40 IST