b'Engineer Innovation | AutomotiveFigure 1: Typical Current-Generation Assisted & Automated Driving Control UnitDriving up Reliability for ADAS ApplicationsBy George Gabriel Chiriac & Gabriel Ciobanu, Chassis & Safety Division, Continental Automotive AGFounded in 1871, Continental developsDivision, along with the Interior and pioneering technologies and servicesPowertrain Divisions. Today, the for sustainable and connected mobilityChassis & Safety Division covers of people and their goods.Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Continentals technologies offerSystems & Technology, and Passive efficient and affordable intelligentSafety & Sensors, emphasizing the safety solutions for vehicles, traffic andfocus that Continental has on-driver transportation and machines.assistance technology, as safety Continental generated sales ofconcerns propel the automotive 44 billion in 2017 across 60 countriesindustry towards the ultimate goal of and currently employs more thanfully autonomous, or driverless cars. 243,000 people. Our role in the Chassis & Safety The oldest university in Romania isDivision is to analyse and understand located in Lasi, home to the countrysthe thermal, and thermo-mechanical first school of engineering. Therefore,design of Assisted & Automated Driving its a fitting home for ContinentalControl Units, as these are the central Automotive AGs Chassis & Safetybrain for the vehicles assisted and 52'