December 7th, 2022
Troy, MI, USA
The urgent push for a decarbonized society is certainly driving a dramatic transformation of the automotive industry, with companies totally disrupting this field and already introducing various levels of innovative technology solutions with respect to electrification, autonomy, and connectivity. Although many levels of these technologies are now on the market, their evolution is still in its infancy, with significant technical challenges ahead. Some of the major challenges include developing efficient e-motors and batteries that match the conventional ICE vehicle’s range and charging time to finally be displaced off the market. Autonomous technologies levels 1 and 2 are well established, with level 3 being introduced. However, achieving full autonomy with levels 4 and 5 still presents major challenges in terms of sensor technologies for safer and efficient road guidance as well as control systems with advanced AI integrated logics, just to mention a few!
Compounding the technology challenges, competition among established OEMs and new players in the market has become extremely intense, forcing a drastic reduction in development times to keep up with new product introductions. Furthermore, a brand-new field of innovative software features that can be sent to customers over-the-air (OTA) is being created with subscription-based options to generate additional sources of revenue. For this reason, numerical simulation now plays a major role and is being adopted as one of the main catalysts for bringing speed and efficiency to the delivery of these new technologies.
Topics presented and discussed at this conference will address various questions, such as:
NAFEMS Americas and invited speakers will cover these topics, and more, at “Simulation in the Automotive Industry: Driving Convergence to Electrification, Autonomous and Connectivity" located at the MEC in Troy, MI. Attendees from the major automotive manufacturers and suppliers will gather at this annual event, in a pre-competitive manner, to exchange ideas, identify best practices, and drive the near-future direction of technology.
This event aims to deliver information and insights on critical topic areas in a manner that maximizes the “take-away” value for attendees. An event agenda and concept championed by several leading figures in the automotive industry will provide the opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and practices, which attendees can later share and apply within their own organizations.
Within this special edition of Benchmark, which you can download for free, you will find articles on many topics related to the automotive industry, all of which give a best-in-class perspective on a range of issues that are prevalent to all involved.
Interested in sending a group to the event? Contact our Sales Manager, Ian Lewis (firstname.lastname@example.org), for more details on our group rates!