CAR Management Briefing Seminars

Changing the Fundamentals of Manufacturing

Monday, July 30, 10:00 AM – Noon


Upheaval in mobility and manufacturing technology is driving the industry to define a new vehicle manufacturing vision. Companies are rapidly responding to create strategies for manufacturing vehicles in the automated, connected, electric and shared (ACES) vehicles arena; bringing unconventional ideas and business models. Manufacturing is in the cross hairs of all the technological and consumer preference disruptions happening at a rapid pace. This session will highlight this manufacturing transformation, and how companies are leading change. We will learn how the fundamentals of manufacturing such as quality, uptime, labor utilization, product launch, capacity uplifts and others are affected from automotive experts and those beyond the auto industry.


Mike Bafan
President, Toyota de Mexico
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Daniel Grieshaber
Director, Global Manufacturing Engineering Integration, General Motors

María Helena Antolín Raybaud
Director, Vice Chair, and Member of the Board, Grupo Antolin
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Dr. Tia Benson Tolle
Director, Materials and Fabrication, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Product Strategy and Future Airplane Development



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