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NextGen Auto International Summit China: Meet the innovators from overseas who arecontributing to industry transformation

published: 2012-11-27 17:38

NextGen Auto International Summit China is designed to bring together automotive industry executives from China and overseas to interact, exchange ideas, promote new strategies, as well as explore the industry’s best practices, new technologies, services and applications.

Delegates, whether from OEMs, suppliers or service providers, will take away new insights on how to achieve a more sustainable and profitable future.

Global experiences: Hear from smart connected and energy-efficient vehicle
adopters, service aggregators and infrastructure providers

Countries, crucial topics to be explored and recently confirmed high-profile speakers include:

  • Germany: Establishing electric mobility and supporting infrastructure

Federal Association for eMobility (BEM)- Christian Heep, Director

  • Sweden: Engaging the whole community for fossil-fuel free transportation by 2020

ElBil2020 - Allan Larsson, Vice Chairman and Project Manager (former Swedish Minister of Finance)

  • USA: The wireless operator as a systems developer - how the relationship between operator and auto manufacturer is being transformed

Sprint - Yijing Brentano, Vice President of International Wholesale

  • Malaysia: Innovating electrification of the automotive industry

PROTON- Md Ridzuan Bin Md Yusof, Head of Advanced Research and Collaboration

  • USA: Developing a new, low-cost PHEV system for light and heavy commercial vehicles with zero emission capabilities

Efficient Drivetrains & University of California Davis- Dr. Andy Frank, CTO (recognised as the father of modern plug-in hybrid vehicles)

  • Germany: Role of electric vehicles in the future power grid and testing/development environment for interoperable e-mobility

TU Dormund-Dr. Jan Fritz Rettberg, Executive, Competence Centre, E-Mobility, Infrastructure and Grids

  • USA: How telematics is revolutionising fleet operations and management through carbon footprint reduction, cost efficiencies and increased productivity

City of Santa Ana-Rick Longobart , Fleet Manager (recognised as “Fleet Manager of Year” and one of the US Top 100 Fleets

Explore and evaluate innovative business models and technologies for success in today’s rapidly evolving global automotive eco-system

All conference keynote and special focus track sessions are bookable separately or together as a package. These include:

  • Strategies for realising China’s smarter, greener and energy efficient industry future
  • New business models and technology innovations
  • Personal mobility and intelligent transportation
  • Powertrains and electronic control systems
  • Connected vehicle technologies and telematics
  • Commercial vehicles and fleets
  • Green fuels and natural gas engines
  • Advanced batteries, energy storage and management
  • Charging and infrastructure
  • Advanced materials and manufacturing for the next generation

For a detailed programme agenda and further speaker information, visit: www.nextgenautosummit-china.com

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