Continental buys remainder of Emitec from GKN

BERLIN, April 30 Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:01am EDT

BERLIN, April 30 (Reuters) - German auto parts and tyre maker Continental plans to buy the remainder of Emitec, a supplier of emissions technology, from GKN Plc .

With the planned acquisition, Hanover-based Continental will become a supplier of exhaust aftertreatment systems, the company said on Wednesday, without giving a price for the acquisition.

(Reporting by Andreas Cremer; Editing by Kirsti Knolle)