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      January 24, 2009

      Continental AG: Early Termination of Dr. Alan Hippes Contract

      Continental AG / Change of PersonnelRelease of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted byDGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.----------------------------------------------------------------------At today’s meeting of the Supervisory Board of Continental AG, theSupervisory Board gave its consent to the request of Dr. Alan Hippe, ViceChairman of the Executive Board, CFO and Head of the Rubber Group ofContinental AG, to release him from his duties as member of the executiveboard of Continental AG prematurely as of February 28, 2009 by mutualagreement. His succession will be appointed in the coming weeks.Dr. Hippe is a member of the Continental AG’s Executive Board since June2002 and, as CFO, is responsible for the areas of Finance, Controlling, ITand Law. In addition to his function as CFO, Dr. Hippe is heading the NorthAmerican tire operations since June 2005, returning them to profitabilityin 2007 after numerous years of heavy losses. Dr. Hippe is responsible forthe Passenger and Light Truck Tires division since April 2008, and inSeptember 2008 he was appointed Vice Chairman of the Executive Board. TheExecutive Board and the Supervisory Board of the company thank Dr. Hippefor his most outstanding achievements for Continental during a decisivephase in its corporate history.24.01.2009 Financial News transmitted by DGAP---------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: EnglishIssuer: Continental AG Vahrenwalder Straße 9 30165 Hannover DeutschlandPhone: +49 (0)511 938-1068Fax: +49 (0)511 938-1080E-mail: ir@conti.deInternet: www.conti.deISIN: DE0005439004WKN: 543900Indices: MDAXListed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Hannover, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Luxembourg; Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, München; Terminbörse EUREX; Foreign Exchange(s) SWX End of News DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------