Monthly Briefing – August 2016

AW Monthly is Automotive World’s exclusive emagazine, featuring the top content from Each issue features Automotive World’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 August 2016

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

  • Wolfgang Bernhard, Head of Daimler Trucks & Buses, Daimler
  • Bjorn Westman, Head of Powertrain Development, Scania
  • Jean-Marc Streng, General Manager, Honda Motor Europe
  • Peter Lake,  Executive VP Sales and Business Development, ZF
  • Monall Shah, Director, Global Intelligent Transportation Solutions, HERE
  • Dr Manfred Schuckert, Head of Global Regulatory Strategy, Commercial Vehicles, Daimler

Also in this issue:

  • Itatiaia, the latest stage in JLR’s globalisation
  • COMMENT: Impatient FDI won’t sympathise with lengthy Brexit
    trade talks
  • Autopilot tragedy highlights infancy of AV technology
  • BMW’s driverless car will be in showrooms by 2021
  • COMMENT: US makes a fine example of VW (while Europe just
  • With ‘no help from the markets’, Volvo pushes truck Services
  • COMMENT: Truck cartel fine further damages industry credibility
  • The thinner the better: trucking prepares for new oil categories

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

Martin Kahl
Editor, Automotive World