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48V Issues and Prospects: Unlocking the Opportunities

Current and near-future developments in 48V Power Supply Systems


Powertrain to 2025: Trends and Risks

Technical trends and developments in the five major powertrain areas. Analysis, discussion of recent events and developments and assessment of their likely impact.


Cybersecurity in the connected car: technology, industry, and future

Technology trends, solutions and standards and future in automotive cybersecurity, with expert interviews, exclusive case studies, and latest developments


Autonomous vehicles to 2027: a detailed review

In-depth analysis of the impact of autonomous driving on the automotive industry: business models, regulation, technology, industry restructuring, forecasts for adoption


Materials & lightweighting: strategies, applications, opportunities

Comprehensive coverage of the lightweighting sector – technical analysis, OEM strategies, supplier opportunities


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Five key impediments to a successful self-driving car strategy

The auto industry increasingly recognizes the threats and opportunities associated with self-driving cars. Unfortunately several impediments stand in the way of formulating and implementing a strategy for dealing with self-driving car technology and its impacts.

Here’s another reason why Daimler is looking at a new divisional structure

Fiat Chrysler isn’t the only automaker contemplating how to unlock value by splitting up operations. Daimler is considering revising its divisional structure by potential breaking off its financial and truck and buses units. The effort is being made under the aegis of Dieter Zetsche, but the real architect is said to be CFO Bodo Uebber […]

Of all the EV strategies that emerge in Frankfurt, Honda’s may be the most interesting

Yes, there will be a ton of attention paid to autonomous vehicle technology at next week’s Frankfurt auto show, but what senior executives will watch most closely is the kind of EV strategies that emerge at the show – or at least are elaborated upon. Among the approaches expected to be rolled out will be […]

What’s the real thinking behind VW’s revival of the microbus?

Why is Volkswagen dangling another nostalgic/iconic vehicle such as the I.D. Buzz, the modern version of the Microbus? Because the plan goes way beyond that. This is no repeat of the Beetle’s lackluster re-emergence 20 years ago. The Buzz represents a key aspect of VW’s strategy for the U.S. market — break into the country’s […]

A sneak preview of Ford’s grand new strategy – and the executive behind it

New Ford CEO Jim Hackett isn’t  expected to lay out his grand strategy until October 3, but some things are becoming clear. Ford is seeking other areas and partners for deploying its self-driving technology before installing it in passenger cars. Large commercial trucks appears to be one option. The man behind that effort at Ford […]

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Self Driving Car Workshop

Strategic implications of the Coming Revolution

24 October 2017, Frankfurt, Germany
2 November 2017, Auburn Hills, MI, USA

Automotive Battery Management

26 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
Mainz , Germany

AACT! Auto Apps & Connected Driving

28 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Berlin , Germany

ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles USA

02 Oct 2017 - 03 Oct 2017
Novi, MI , USA

Tech.AD Detroit - The Road to Autonomous Driving

04 Dec 2017 - 05 Dec 2017
Detroit , USA

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