Monthly Briefing – September 2015

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 September 2015

Welcome to the latest issue of AW Monthly

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

  • Mike Tinskey, Global Director, Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, Ford
  • Gian Maria Olivetti, Chief Technology Officer, Federal-Mogul Powertrain
  • Keith Stephenson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cooper Standard
  • Brian Aranha, Head of Global Automotive and Commercial Coordination, ArcelorMittal
  • Phil Eyler, Executive Vice President and President, Infotainment, Harman
  • Anthony Thomson, Vice President of Business Development & Marketing, Qualcomm Europe
  • Chris Wooffindin, Product Market Manager, Tata Steel Europe
  • Rasmus Lindholm, Director of Partnership and Communications at ERTICO – ITS Europe

Also in this issue:

  • Is the auto industry of today ready for the world of 2030?
  • COMMENT: Fail to prepare, prepare to fail
  • The impact of China’s yuan devaluation on the auto industry
  • Confidence rises in Michigan, “the centre of the automotive universe”
  • Inside FCA’s Kokomo transmission plant
  • Do consumers want cars made by tech companies?
  • Millions wasted on unwanted in-car technology
  • COMMENT: Cyber security in the automotive industry – what’s the risk?

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