June 17 - 20, 2019 | The Westin Southfield Detroit, Southfield, MI

Interactive Workshop Day

8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration for workshop A and welcome coffee

8:30 am - 11:00 am Workshop A | Automation process for commercial vehicles and its implication on the steering system

The automation process will establish itself first in the commercial vehicle business before gaining traction in passenger cars. This assumption grounds on the issue of trust we experience vis-à-vis highly automated cars, and the notably on cost arguments for fleet managers. As pioneer, commercialvehiclesarenotablyinterestingtolook at whenitcomestotheimpactthisdevelopment will have on thesteeringsystem.
ØExchange with steering experts along the value chain on what you need to prepare for with autonomous driving
ØTake part in a step-by-step analysis of sensorfusion
ØExaminesteer-by-wireasenablerfornewvehiclefunctions
ØUnderstandhowto manage switchingbetweenmanualandautomateddriving
Mahesh Shinde, GM, Indoor Testing (ERC) at Tata Motors

Mahesh Shinde

GM, Indoor Testing (ERC)
Tata Motors

8:00 am - 8:30 am Refreshment break and registration for workshop B

11:30 am - 2:00 pm Workshop B | DEVELOPING A ROADMAP TO ENHANCE DRIVER SAFETY AND USER EXPERIENCE FROM STEERING SYSTEM BY INCORPORATING COGNITIVE FEATURES

With more electric cars in the future, the role of conventional sub-system suppliers like
steering and brakes become more challenging in offering a better value. Therefore, there
is need to innovate and bring in superior features that will offer better safety, higher value
and user experience.
Rajendra Abhange, Senior Director at Gabriel India Limited, India

Rajendra Abhange

Senior Director
Gabriel India Limited, India

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Network luncheon and registration for the workshop C

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Workshop C | Electric Power Steering (EPS) 2.0 – requirements for full market penetration

Electric Power Steering (EPS) systems gained ground in the automotive steering system market. The electric version offers advantages vis-à-vis the traditional mechanic steering systems. Full market penetration is not there yet. In this workshop the requirements needed for that will be examined.
ØJointly analyze the reasons for market penetration, and detect today‘s barriers
ØWork  out a cost reduction strategy
ØBrainstorm on security concepts for your electric steering system

Kikoku Clark

Director - Costumer Team
Robert Bosch Automotive Steering