Automotive World’s Technology Roadmap: Light vehicle safety investigates the key issues facing the automotive industry in the drive to improve light vehicle safety.
As the industry races to reduce fatalities in an increasingly mobile world, active and passive safety technology continue to advance; so too, does the development of connected car technology. Automotive World investigates the role each will play in the developed and developing world over the next ten years.
This forward-looking report is based on original research by Automotive World, and includes in-depth interviews with key industry stakeholders; the interview panel for this report includes vehicle manufacturers (BMW, Ford and Volvo), suppliers (Autoliv, Continental and Delphi), industry associations and regulatory bodies (Automotive Safety Council, CLEPA, Global NCAP, IIHS, NHTSA) and consultancies (Ernst&Young).
Table of contents
- Executive summary
- Technology and legislation background
- Light vehicle safety systems
- The focus of this report
- Electronic survey analysis
- Suresh Nandagopal, President, Autoliv India
- Doug Campbell, President, Automotive Safety Council
- Klaus Kompass, Vice President, Vehicle Safety, BMW Group
- Jean-Marc Gales, Chief Executive, CLEPA
- Dr. Ralf Cramer, Member of the Executive Board and President of Chassis & Safety Division, Continental
- Michael Thoeny, Global Engineering Director (Electronic Controls), Delphi Automotive
- Anil Valsan, Lead Automotive Analyst, Ernst&Young
- Stuart Southgate, Director – Automotive Safety Office, Ford of Europe
- David Ward, Secretary General of Global NCAP and Director General of the FIA Foundation
- Adrian Lund, President, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
- Ron Medford, Deputy Administrator, US National Highway Transport Safety Administration (NHTSA)
- Thomas Broberg, Senior Technical Advisor – Safety, Volvo Cars