At Automotive World 2012 Technical Conference, world’s leading companies such as Toyota, GM, VW, Nissan, Ford, Honda, Daimler, Robert Bosch, and others will reveal their latest strategies and development situation on the hottest topics. The event is being held Jan. 18 – 20, 2012 in Tokyo.
According to show organizers, speakers will come from Toyota, General Motors, Volkswagen, Nissan, Ford, Honda, Daimler, AUDI, Mazda, Robert Bosch, Denso, and Infineon Technologies.
Over 30 market leaders will express their views on topics such as electric vehicles, weight reduction, next-generation informatics, the key to grab the emerging markets, and so on.
At the Keynote Session, key persons from Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford will speak on “Future Automotive Electronics for Next-generation Vehicles”
Key persons to speak about development of next-generation vehicles are: Yoshida from Toyota Motors, who is managing officer in charge of control technologies and electronics, Krebs from Volkswagen, executive VP and head of group E-Traction, and Ms. Gioia from Ford Motor, director of Global Electrification.
A new topic will join the Technical Conference this year. It’s Weight Reduction Technologies, which are becoming important with compact and more fuel-efficient vehicles coming in the market.
Three different approaches to weight reduction will be introduced here, Steel Products by Sumitomo Metal Industries, CFRP by Toray Industries and Multimaterial Concepts by AUDI. It was announced today, Dec. 27.