Volvo Car Group’s Senior Vice President & CIO to Headline TU-Automotive Detroit 2015

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Klas Bendrik, Senior Vice President and CIO of Volvo Car Group, is to give a headline presentation at the TU-Automotive Detroit 2015 Conference and Exhibition (June 3-4, The Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi).

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New information technology as well as changing consumer needs and behaviours will definitively change the way we will drive, use and own cars in the future.

In the opening headline of the second day of the conference (June 4), Mr. Bendrik will explore how the connected consumer will change the automotive industry, assessing what the users of today and tomorrow expect of their cars. He will also identify the new technologies and business opportunities available to the industry and offer insights into how Volvo Cars is offering a highly customer-centric experience, highlighting how key connectivity has become to shaping automaker strategies and business.

Klas Bendrik said, “We see a lot of opportunities to create new customer value when the connected customer meets the connected car. New information technology as well as changing consumer needs and behaviours will definitively change the way we will drive, use and own cars in the future.”

Alongside a headline presentation, Volvo will have a presence demonstrating some of the new technologies available in its vehicles on the exhibition floor – the all new Volvo XC90 will be shown together with the upgraded telematics solution Volvo On Call 3.0 at the WirelessCar booth and Volvo Cars’ latest, industry leading User Interface will be featured at the stand of Ericsson.

Justin Parker, Project Lead for TU-Automotive Detroit said, “To attract an executive of Mr. Bendrik’s seniority really does show how integral connectivity, mobility and autonomous tech have become to the business plans of automakers. From the presentation, delegates will be able to identify what opportunities exist in supporting Volvo with their vision of delivering customer-centric mobility solutions and experiences”.

The full speaker line-up is on the website:

TU-Automotive Detroit (June 3-4) is the biggest and most comprehensive B2B connected mobility event to date, uniting over 3,000 industry executives for two days in Detroit. It represents the widespread excitement in the connected car space with many different players making major announcements, cross-industry partnerships and game-changing innovations.

Tickets are going fast so booking is advisable – register here:

Throughout the two-day event there are over 20 hours of dedicated networking time allowing the 3000 strong attendees to swap business cards with companies including: Ford, GM, Nissan, Toyota, DoT, TomTom, Zipcar and many more.

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Annie Reddaway
Project Director | TU-Automotive
T: (UStf) 1 800 814 3459 ext 7221 | (Global) +44 (0)20 7375 7221
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