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Toyota Recognizes Continental’s Rear Cross Traffic Alert

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Feb. 26, 2013—The Toyota Motor Corporation presented Continental, the international automotive supplier, with its Technology & Development Award in recognition of Continental’s development of radar-based sensors for a “rear cross traffic alert” (RCTA) system.

"The award for our innovative, high-quality vehicle components and the confidence that has been placed in us makes us proud and is a further incentive," said Dr. Elmar Degenhart , CEO of Continental AG. "Our aim is to exceed our customers' expectations every day, which is why we are delighted that our efforts have been rewarded in this way.”

The annual Technology & Development Award recognizes suppliers whose innovations equip Toyota vehicles with the latest technologies.

Continental received the award for the development of the RCTA, which builds on its existing technology for detecting vehicles in blind spots.

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