ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Automotive Research announces 18 executives from 10 OEMs including General Motors, Toyota and Volkswagen to join supplier executives and policymakers to discuss critical issues including impacts of new mobility and autonomy, fuel economy policy, implications for the midterm review and more at CAR MBS 2016.
Daniel E. Nicholson - Vice President, Global Propulsion Systems, General Motors
Julia Steyn - Vice President, Urban Mobility Programs, General Motors
Charlie Klein – Executive Director, Global CO2 Strategy, Mass and Aerodynamics, General Motors
Dr. G. Mustafa Mohatarem - Chief Economist, General Motors
Wil James – President, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.
Dr. James J. Kuffner Jr. - CTO, Toyota Research Institute
Trever White – Divisional Information Officer, Manufacturing & Engineering Business Systems, Toyota Motor North America
Mahesh Kodumundi – Executive Vice President of Corporate Purchasing, Volkswagen Group of America
Dr. Matthias Erb - Chief Engineering Officer and Executive Vice President, Engineering and Planning, Volkswagen Group of America
Andreas Busse – Senior Architect of Driver Assistance Systems, Electronics Research Lab, Volkswagen Group of America
Robert Bienenfeld – Assistant Vice President, Environment and Energy Strategy, Product Regulatory Office, American Honda Motor Company
Tom Lake - Vice President, North American Purchasing, Honda North America, Inc.
Dr. Christian Cozzarini - Department Head, Environmental Engineering, BMW Group
Dr. Michael Shulman - Technical Leader, Connected Vehicles, Automated Vehicles Department, Research & Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company and Program Manager, Crash Avoidance Metrics Partnership (CAMP)
James Lievois – Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mazda North America Operations
Jason Hoff - President and CEO, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International
Dr. Rachel Nguyen – Executive Director, Future Lab, Nissan Motor Company Ltd.
Diarmuid O'Connell – Vice President, Business Development, Tesla Motors
"CAR is honored to welcome top automaker executives to use the Management Briefing Seminars as a forum to share critical insights about the key topics on the mind of every stakeholder in the automotive value chain," said Dr. Jay Baron, President and CEO at CAR.
Don't miss these speakers – join 1,000 automotive industry stakeholders who will attend the CAR Management Briefing Seminars. Focused on industry disruption, speakers and session panels will explore everything from the impact of the mid-term review, the ever evolving connected and automated space, expert analysis and sales forecasts, talent retention, the future of manufacturing, to the car of the future, and the influence and outcomes of new mobility.
More than 65 confirmed speakers - For a complete list, click HERE
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The Center for Automotive Research is a non-profit organization based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Its mission is to conduct research on significant issues related to the future direction of the global automotive industry, organize and conduct forums of value to the automotive community and foster industry relationships. For more information, visit the CAR website: www.cargroup.org.
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