Continental Named Tier 1 Supplier of the Year

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Technology company Continental was named the 2023 Tier 1 Supplier of the Year from Informa Tech. The Informa Tech Awards, previously known as TU-Automotive Awards, returned to Detroit on June 6 celebrating the achievements of leading individuals and companies in the automotive industry.

The winners were selected on various criteria set forth by an independent judging panel. Listed under the company category, Tier 1 Supplier of the Year award, Continental represents the industry’s highest performing supplier. 

“It is a great honor to be selected as the Tier 1 Supplier of the Year,” said Aruna Anand, CEO and President, Continental Automotive, North America. “We are constantly working to achieve the highest standards for the future of mobility, and this cannot be achieved without an excellent and cohesive team.”

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Informa Tech applauded Continental for its profound comprehension of the ongoing transformation in the automotive industry and the adaptations that Tier 1 suppliers must undertake. Recently, Continental announced a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership with Aurora to bring autonomous trucking to U.S. roads by 2027.

Continental has led the automotive industry with its ability to anticipate new technology trends and bring them to market for more than 150 years. From hoof buffers to high-performance computers for connected mobility, Continental continues to demonstrate its ability to innovate.

“With the vast expertise and knowledge, we continue to set the benchmark and play a leading role in shaping the future of mobility,” said Anand. “This recognition highlights our ongoing commitment to ensure that mobility is more efficient, more convenient and safer for everyone.


Mike Geylin
Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Editor-in-Chief at Hagman Media. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.