Monthly Briefing – October 2017

AW Monthly is’s exclusive emagazine, featuring the top content from Each issue features’s usual mix of analysis and comment, as well as exclusive interviews with senior executives from the passenger car and commercial vehicle sectors.

Welcome to the latest issue of AW Monthly

AW Monthly October 2017

The October edition of AW Monthly includes the usual mix of analysis and comment, as well as exclusive interviews with:

  • Michael Cole, Chief Operating Officer, Kia Motors Europe
  • Roberto Cortes, Chief Executive, Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus
  • Tracy Embree, VP, Cummins and President, Components Group
  • Mike McAuliffe, Chief Executive, Seeing Machines
  • Jörgen Durban, Chairman of the Board, Haldex
  • Oren Betzaleli, Vice President and General Manager, Harman International
  • Jerry Dias, President, Unifor
  • Kamyar Moinzadeh, President and Chief Executive, Airbiquity
  • Laszlo Kishonti, Chief Executive, AImotive
  • Paul McNamara, Technology Director, Williams Advanced Engineering

Also in this issue:

  • Show reviews: NACV and IAA
  • Blockchain could prove linchpin in MaaS revolution
  • COMMENT: NAFTA rules of origin – regional or US auto content?
  • Industry stumbles on skills and scale in race towards factory of the future
  • OEM involvement in mobility services could prove short lived
  • Europe starts shift to WLTP test procedure
  • COMMENT: Volvo investor’s call for a strategic rethink might not be such a bad idea
  • Ethanol – Brazil’s quick solution to lower emissions
  • Regulatory vs independent: safety tensions only ‘natural’
  • Global CV safety trends to trickle into India

We hope you enjoy this issue of AW Monthly, and as always, we welcome your thoughts and suggestions; email us at [email protected].

Martin Kahl