Panel 2 – Autoline Supplier Symposium 2018

January 18th, 2018 at 10:01am

Join John McElroy as he moderates a panel organized by MichAuto during NAIAS 2018.

Guests Include:
John McElroy, Autoline.tv
Aine Denari, SVP, Global Electronics & ADAS, ZF
Glenn Stevens, Executive Director, MichAuto
Alisyn Malek, COO, May Mobility
Chris Thomas, Founder & Partner, Fontinalis

Panel 1 – Autoline Supplier Symposium 2018

January 17th, 2018 at 3:49pm

Join John McElroy as he moderates a panel organized by OESA during NAIAS 2018.

Guests Include:
John McElroy, Autoline.tv
Peter Lake, Board of Management, ZF
Karen Manardo, Global Director, Marketing & Communications, Inteva
Rob Wildeboer, CEO, Martinrea
Ann Wilson, SVP, Goverment Affairs, MEMA

Hella Develops Sensor & Lighting Technology for the Future – NAIAS 2018

January 17th, 2018 at 3:39pm

With many experts predicting that ride- and car-sharing will heavily impact vehicle sales we’re seeing many traditional suppliers venture into new fields of technology. So, who is responsible for damage when 6 people have driven the same car that day and how do you communicate with pedestrians if a vehicle is covered in mud or salt? Here Steve Lietaert, President of the Hella Corporate Center USA shares some of the sensor and lighting technology the supplier is working on.

Continental Wants Better Driver Communication – NAIAS 2018

January 17th, 2018 at 2:51pm

There’s so much new technology going into vehicles that automakers are still trying to figure out the right balance between providing the customer what they want and making it perform to their expectations or needs. At the supplier Continental it’s working on how to better provide information to the driver. Its 3D display uses haptic feedback to give the illusion of buttons, so a user knows where their hand is at without looking at the screen and it’s also developing new head up displays that provide even more information and greater depth of view. And Jeff Klei, President of Continental North America says some of the more advanced technology is only a few years off.

How Industry Trends Impact IAC – NAIAS 2018

January 16th, 2018 at 5:38pm

Steve Miller is the President and CEO of International Automotive Components and he gives a quick update on where the company stands in 2018 and how its responding to all the different trends in the automotive industry.

CSP: 50 Years of Lightweighting – NAIAS 2018

January 16th, 2018 at 4:57pm

Continental Structural Plastics is a composite manufacturing company that’s been around for 50 years, making parts for Jeep, Toyota and Ford just to name a few. Steve Rooney is the CEO of the company and he says their composites are even lighter than steel.

Adient Shares its Vision for a Shared Autonomous Vehicle – NAIAS 2018

January 16th, 2018 at 3:59pm

With ride sharing becoming more and more popular and autonomy right around the corner, the interior of vehicles could completely change. Eric Mitchell is the Executive Vice President of the supplier Adient, and he demonstrates one possible solution for a shared autonomous vehicle.

2019 Jeep Cherokee & Ram 1500: Head of Jeep & Ram Talks New Products – NAIAS 2018

January 16th, 2018 at 2:55pm

Mike Manley is the head of the Ram & Jeep brands and he’s excited to have two new versions of its popular models in dealer showrooms, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and Ram 1500.

Magna: Radar Key to Enabling Autonomy – NAIAS 2018

January 16th, 2018 at 1:34pm

Swamy Kotagiri is the Chief Technology Officer at Magna International. And he explains why radar is key to making self-driving cars a reality and how Magna is taking a different approach with the technology than its competitors.

2019 Toyota Avalon: High Hopes for Its Freshest Sedan – NAIAS 2018

January 16th, 2018 at 11:19am

With the Camry outselling the RAV-4 in November and December of 2017, Toyota has high hopes for the all-new Avalon. While the Avalon has been known to have sedated styling, no one will say that about the new car. Its grille grabs your attention right away and so does its huge infotainment screen. Here Ed Laukes, Group VP of Toyota Motor North America takes us through the highlights of its freshest sedan.