CAR Management Briefing Seminars

Changing the Fundamentals of Manufacturing

Monday, July 30, 10:00 AM – Noon


Upheaval in automobile and manufacturing technology is driving the industry to define a new vehicle manufacturing vision. Companies are rapidly responding to create strategies to manufacture vehicles in this era automated, connected electric and shared (ACES).  This session will highlight this manufacturing transformation, and how companies are leading change.


Mike Bafan
President, Toyota de Mexico

Dr. Tia Benson Tolle
Director, Materials and Fabrication, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Product Strategy and Future Airplane Development

*Additional Speakers Invited


Abhay (Abe) Vadhavkar
Director, Manufacturing, Engineering, & Technology, Center for Automotive Research