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Industry Leaders Will Disclose Their Strategies on Next-Generation Vehicles at AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2013 Technical Conference
By: Business Wire
Dec. 11, 2012 09:45 AM
The automotive industry is now facing new situations such as the rise of
eco-friendly vehicles, growing popularization of connected vehicles and
development of emerging markets. To survive the fast-changing market,
keeping up with the market leaders' strategies and the latest
technological development is essential.
At AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2013 Technical Conference (January 16-18, 2013 at Tokyo Big Sight), leading companies such as TOYOTA, NISSAN, HYUNDAI, HONDA, MITSUBISHI, MAZDA, VOLVO, ROBERT BOSCH, DENSO, CONTINENTAL, FUJITSU... will disclose their strategies on "Next-generation Vehicles" and the latest development situation on emerging technologies, such as Wireless EV Charging, Connected Vehicles, etc. (Photo: Business Wire)
<< Pickup-1 >> Strategies of the leading companies on "Next-generation Vehicles"
This year, in commemoration of 5th Anniversary of AUTOMOTIVE
WORLD, 2 Keynote Sessions will take place. Keynote
Session1 invites 1) Toshihiro Mibe, Managing Officer of Honda R&D
and 2) Ki-Sang Lee, SVP, Eco-Friendly Vehicle System Development Div.
of Hyundai Motor as speakers, who will address their current
status and future vision on the development of eco-friendly vehicles. On
the other hand, Keynote
Session2 addresses how the leading automotive components
manufacturers are dealing with new developments in the industry, such as
EV/HEV and Connected Vehicles, inviting 1) Dirk Hoheisel, Member of
the Board of Management of Robert Bosch, 2) Hiroyuki Ina,
Executive Director of Denso and 3) Christian Senger, SVP, Systems
& Technology Automotive of Continental.
<< Pickup-2 >> Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles finally being launched into the market
The major battle ground for the development of eco-friendly vehicles is shifting to PHV from HEV, each company launching Plug-in Hybrid models one after another. AUTOMOTIVE WORLD Technical Conference addresses this hot topic for the first time, inviting speakers from top 2 preceding players – TOYOTA and HONDA, and MITSUBISHI who are launching its first PHV model. >>Details
<< Pickup-3 >> Wireless EV Charging
Wireless charging technology is gaining industry's full attention as a
solution to dramatically enhance EV's usability and reduce the cost. Its
international standardization proceeding rapidly, the industry is intent
upon which technology will be adopted.
<< Pickup-4 >> Connected Vehicle whose market is expanding
Another current hot topic is "Connected Vehicles", whose global market scale is predicted to expand by nine times by 2025 (according to Fuji Keizai). While constant internet/smartphone access realizes increased user convenience, its complexity and variability greatly increase safety concerns. In this session, key persons from DENSO, FUJITSU and AutoNavi Software will introduce their cases. >>Details
The full program covers other hot topics, such as Motor and Secondary Battery Technology for EV/HEV, In-vehicle Ethernet, Weight Reduction Technologies and Emerging Asian Market, etc. >> Full Program
Asia's leading event for advanced automotive technologies, "Automotive Electronics", "EV & HEV", "Weight Reduction" and "Automotive IT". The 2013 show is expected to gather 460 exhibitors & 30,000 visitors, showcasing the cutting-edge products/technologies from the technically-advanced market, Japan and around the world.
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