Monthly Briefing – September 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 September 2016

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

  • John Capp, Director, Global Safety Strategy and Vehicle Programmes, General Motors
  • Kazuhiro Doi, Alliance Global Director, Nissan 
  • Erik Jonnaert, Secretary General, ACEA
  • Julie Fream, Chief Executive, OESA
  • Oliver Maiwald, Head of Technology and Innovation, Powertrain Division, Continental 
  • Sergio Sgarbi, President, Jacobs Vehicle Systems 
  • Andreas Heim, Executive Vice President, Operations, Elektrobit 
  • Frank Schauff, Chief Executive of the Association of European Businesses (AEB) in Russia
  • Rainer Link, Vice President, Business Development AWD & eDrive, GKN Driveline 

Also in this issue:

  • Scania’s next-gen range to maximise customer profitability
  • COMMENT: Truckers grappling with aftertreatment issues
  • US GHG and fuel efficiency truck standards to save fleets US$170b
  • Autonomous driving is the key to zero fatalities, says Volvo
  • Daimler sets sights on global EV rollout
  • ZF is ramping up radar production for safety system growth
  • Safety content, not structure, lets down Latin American models
  • Ficosa positions itself for long-term potential with new Brazil plant
  • Robots create ‘better work environments for employees’, says Ford

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