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Automotive Industry Group

The GABA Automotive group’s goal is to bring together innovators, strategists, technologists, and entrepreneurs to create and embrace thought leadership and progress in the global automotive industry.  The auto industry is facing competitive, regulatory, environmental and societal challenges.  Companies will only be able to succeed long-term if they promote agility and foster continuous product and process innovation as well as maximize customer excellence.  At the same time the automobile is converging with mobile, consumer electronics and services industries which represents new opportunities and challenges for established and emerging value-chains.   To maximize these opportunities and overcome challenges, GABA’s automotive group invites all individuals and companies who are interested in actively creating a successful future for the automotive industry.

Sample topics that will be covered include:

  • The connected vehicle
  • The influence of consumer electronics and the Internet on cars
  • Green automobiles and technologies
  • Intelligent traffic systems
  • Strengthening automotive demand and supply-chains
  • Technology innovations and the impact on products and processes
  • Innovative retail strategies
  • Globalization and the consequences
  • Automotive aftermarket opportunities

 

Events

Electric Vehicles: At the Tipping Point or Tipping Over?
Menlo Park, Oct 9, 2018
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The Ecosystem of Mobility
Palo Alto, June 14, 2016
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Connected Cars – Technologies and Trends
Palo Alto, Mar 10, 2015
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Autonomous vehicles – Are we there yet?
Palo Alto, May 7, 2014
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Automotive Apps: Innovation, Opportunities and Challenges 
East Palo Alto, Jun 27, 2013
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Contact

For specific questions regarding the Industry Group Automotive please contact our chair:

From-Mobile-First

From Mobile-First to Video-First: Keeping Up With Consumer Trends

At Smaato in San Francisco, Oct 11, 2018

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Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles: At the Tipping Point or Tipping Over?

At Exponent in Menlo Park, Oct 9, 2018

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Job Openings at Continental

ADAS Engineering Manager Startup Co-Operation Manager Software Integration Engineer Embedded Software Researcher – Artificial Intelligence Firmware Engineer Purchasing Site Lead Posted Oct 18, 2018 read more

Financial Outlook 2019

Financial Outlook 2019

Thursday, Dec 06, 2018 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM German Consulate General, San Francisco Click here for more information >> read more

Financial Outlook 2019 Thursday, Dec 06, 2018 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM  German Consulate General, S.F. Click here for more information >> read more

Countdown on European MDR

Countdown on European MDR Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM  WilmerHale, Palo Alto Click here for more information >> read more

Countdownon European MDR

Countdown on European Medical Device Regulation (MDR)

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM WilmerHale, Palo Alto Click here for more information >> read more

From-Mobile-First

From Mobile-First to Video-First: Keeping Up With Consumer Trends

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM Smaato, San Francisco Click here for more information >> read more

From Mobile-First to Video-First

From Mobile-First to Video-First Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM  Smaato, San Francisco Click here for more information >> read more

Head of Sales (PCB) USA – San Jose, CA

COMPANY The company is a technology leader in the PCB industry: Core businesses are Mobile Devices, Automotive, Industrial, Medical, Aviation and Advanced Packaging. The Worldwide HQ is in Europe.   RESPONSIBILITY The Head of Sales has the responsibility for Overall … read more

GABA Gala 2019

GABA Gala 2019

Innovation Breakfast

Innovation Breakfast

Financial Outlook Event

Financial Outlook 2019

Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles Tuesday, Oct 09, 2018 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM  Exponent, Menlo Park Click here for more information >> read more

Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles: At the Tipping Point or Tipping Over?

Tuesday, Oct 09, 2018 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM Exponent, Menlo Park Click here for more information >> read more

New Technologies

New Technologies in Government and the Agriculture Industry

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM Goethe Institut, San Francisco Click here for more information >> read more

New Technologies in Government and the Agriculture Industry

New Technologies in Government and the Agriculture Industry Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM  Goethe Institut, San Francisco Click here for more information >> read more

Martin Schäfer

Martin Schäfer, Global Governmental Affairs and Issue Management Agricultural Solutions at BASF. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in … read more

European Networking

European Networking

At Werqwise in San Francisco, Aug 29, 2018

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GABA Rising Stars 2018

At the Thomas Fogarty Winery in Woodside, August 23, 2018

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