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Bo Hansson, Vice President, R&D Driveline Systems, Kongsberg Automotive, confirmed for Automotive Megatrends Europe 2014

Automotive World is delighted to confirm Bo Hansson, Vice President, R&D Driveline Systems, Konsberg Automotive as a speaker at Automotive Megatrends Europe 2014, which takes place at the Steigenberger Grandhotel in Brussels on 10 and 11 September 2014. Bo started his powertrain career at Volvo Cars back in 1986 following his studies at Chalmers University of Technology in … Continued

Automotive World is delighted to confirm Bo Hansson, Vice President, R&D Driveline Systems, Konsberg Automotive as a speaker at Automotive Megatrends Europe 2014, which takes place at the Steigenberger Grandhotel in Brussels on 10 and 11 September 2014.

Bo Hansson, Vice President R&D Driveline Systems, Kongsberg Automotive

Bo started his powertrain career at Volvo Cars back in 1986 following his studies at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg. He held several positions during his 14 years at Volvo Cars and his last years there as General Manager for all wheel drive system development.

In 2001 Bo joined the ZF Group as liaison for the Swedish business unit responsible for a number of transmission and steering gear launches. In 2003 he joined GM Powertrain as Chief Engineer and was responsible for development of all wheel drive systems, manual- and DCT transmissions. In 2010 Bo joined Kongsberg Automotive where he is global VP for R&D Driveline systems developing AT and MT shifter systems for the next generation cars, with a strong focus on Shifter-By-Wire technology. Bo manages a team of 160 engineers across the globe in 3 tech centers and located close to customers.

“The global automotive industry is arguably one of the most complex and innovative industries around. This conference promises interesting perspectives on a range of topics and we as a global supplier  want to take part in the events that have an impact on the industry’s future.  The focus of my presentation will be on the technology change we have seen over the last years towards Shift By Wire, rapid growth in the market, and how we as a supplier approached this with platform thinking. ”

Organised by Automotive WorldAutomotive Megatrends Europe 2014 is a two-day, multi-stream conference focusing on Commercial Vehicles and Passenger Cars. Hansson is confirmed as a speaker on the Passenger Car day, 11 September, in the Powertrain Innovation stream.

To register for this event, please go to http://automotivemegatrendseurope.com/registration/

For further details on this event, please contact the event manager, Amanda James: amanda.james@automotivemegatrends.com / +44 (0) 2921287115

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