We are in a state of rapid change in automotive design. As structures, substrates and functions evolve to accomplish a more sophisticated, safe and feature-rich vehicle, many automakers seek out strategic partnerships in addition to internal design and development efforts to employ innovative technology applications. From the integration of autonomous technologies to mixed materials and light-weighting features, this presentation will give insight into the work which serves the needs of a modern-day fleet. All of this is important to the collision repairer to understand, as vehicle complexity drives changes in our space.

In this presentation, the following panelists set the stage for what the industry can come to expect:

John Waraniak
Vice President, Vehicle Technology, SEMA

Matt Murphy
Chief Technology Officer, Material Sciences Corporation

Christian Ruecker
Managing Director, DEKRA Services Inc.

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