Monthly Briefing – March 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.

 AW Monthly March 2016

Welcome to the latest issue of AW Monthly

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

  • Frank Rinderknecht, Founder and Chief Executive, Rinspeed
  • David Carson, President and Chief Executive, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation
  • Lonnie Love, Group Leader, Automation, Robotics and Manufacturing, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Phil Swash, Chief Executive, GKN Driveline
  • Dan Nicholson, Vice President, GM Global Propulsion Systems
  • Alon Atsmon, Vice President of Technology Strategy, Harman
  • Christophe Aufrere, Chief Technical Officer, Faurecia
  • Robert Wright, Secretary-General, ePURE

Also in this issue:

  • Change is coming, but not as we know it
  • HDV CO2 reduction rate can be doubled, says ACEA
  • The shape of steel to come: why ductility matters
  • It’s time to reassess materials for automotive lightweighting
  • Exit music: Obama to leave legacy on US transportation
  • Monetising megatrends – where’s the ROI?
  • Autonomous driving by 2020 is “too aggressive”, says Thomson Reuters
  • OEMs must not jump the gun on passive safety cuts

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