The automotive industry is undergoing unprecedented change. Connectivity, IoT and AI are steadily evolving the car before our very eyes, while ride-share, autonomous car and changes in user needs, are challenging the industry’s core business model. How should companies leverage these technological advances and external factors to create new business?

TU-Automotive Japan 2016 will investigate the impact of new technologies and debate how to turn them into a business advantage. This is the marquee event where leading figures and senior executives in the connected car, autonomous and mobility arenas will discuss critical issues, share key insights and visions.

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2016 Expert speakers are now being confirmed (See speaker page for details)

  • Toshinori Utsugi
    Toshinori Utsugi

    General Manager, Telematics Division, Business Development Supervisory Unit
    Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

  • Toshiro Muramatsu
    Toshiro Muramatsu

    Deputy General Manager Telematics Engineering Gr., Connected Car & Service Engineering Dept./ Monozukuri Gr., Connected Car & Autonomous Drive Div.
    Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

  • Carl Christensson
    Carl Christensson

    Senior Manager, Connected Car IT Services Concept
    Volvo Car Corporation

  • Tsutomu Nakajima
    Tsutomu Nakajima

    President and Representative Director
    Dynamic Map Planning Co., Ltd.

  • Daisuke Okanohara
    Daisuke Okanohara

    Executive Vice President & Director
    Preferred Networks, Inc.

    Preferred Networks, Inc.
  • Gaurav Mathur
    Gaurav Mathur

    Senior Manager, Product Planning, Engineering, Research, Design & Development
    Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

    Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
  • Yoshikazu Watanabe
    Yoshikazu Watanabe

    Connectivity Planning,
    Subaru Product & Portfolio Planning Div.
    Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.

    Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.
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    Noboru Maesono

    General Manager
    Isuzu Motors Limited

    Isuzu Motors Limited
  • Jan-Maarten de Vries
    Jan-Maarten de Vries

    Vice President - Product Management and Marketing Automotive

  • Motoharu Uchitsu
    Motoharu Uchitsu

    General Manager of Times Car PLUS Department
    Times Car PLUS Department
    Times24 Co., Ltd.

    Times24 Co., Ltd.
  • Hiroshi Nakajima
    Hiroshi Nakajima

    Executive Officer, SVP
    Director of Automotive Div.
    DeNA Co.,Ltd
    CEO/Member of the Board
    Robot Taxi, Inc.

  • Masashige Mizuyama
    Masashige Mizuyama

    Executive CTO, Infotainment System Business Division, AIS Company
    Panasonic Corporation

  • Sebastian Wedeniwski
    Sebastian Wedeniwski

    CTO Global Industrial Sector

  • Takeshi Imai
    Takeshi Imai

    CEO/ Founder
    Amanek telematics design inc.

    Amanek telematics design inc.
  • Hisashi Chiba
    Hisashi Chiba

    General Manager, Automated Driving, Engineering Systems Development, Chassis Systems Control Division
    Bosch Corporation

  • Kazuo Hatakeyama
    Kazuo Katakeyama

    Project Manager Division of Strategic Network Development and Management
    Yamato Transport Co., Ltd

    Yamato Transport

2016 Key Topics:

  • Reveal the Car’s Potential with IoT:

    Gain a macro-perspective on how IoT will evolve the car. Examine its impact from real-time data value-added services and vehicle diagnostics to product development and marketing strategies

  • Connected Car Strategies for the “Open Approach” Age:

    Understand the kind of connected car ecosystem global OEMs are building. Get an overview of the latest strategies

  • The AI Revolution:

    Gauge the impact of AI and deep learning on generating algorithms for autonomous driving, sensor fusion, maps, and vehicle production in the near future

  • How the Autonomous Car Will Open up New Markets:

    Review proof-of-concept tests and look ahead to the next phase of development to understand where and how the autonomous vehicle’s influence will manifest

  • Impact of Ride Sharing on the Automotive Industry:

    Explore how ride sharing and car sharing will impact the traditional automotive business model and figure out how it can be a viable revenue stream for automakers

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TU-Automotive Japan is the one event that you can’t afford to miss:

TU-Automotive is the number one forum for connected vehicle industry. It will give you the opportunity to network and share knowledge with pioneers and decision makers in the telematics, autonomous and smart mobility space. This year’s event will include:

  • 30+ expert speakers to give you the knowledge that you need to succeed
  • 25+ interactive sessions to help you brain storm
  • 20+ hours of networking with top level executives from across the telematics value chain with targeted networking and coffee breaks. Exchange business cards with those hard-to-meet executives in a relaxed and socialise

If you want to get new ideas, fresh approaches and an action-plan of how to rev-up your telematics offerings, you simply can't miss this conference!

Hear from our Past attendees:

  • Tokai Rika Co.,Ltd

    "It was great to hear the thought of both domestic and overseas OEMs.It was good to develop an understanding of the connection between the telecom, automotive and other industries in the telematics space."

    - Tokai Rika Co.,Ltd
  • Bosch Corporation

    "I got the latest updates on the connect vehicle at this year’s conference"

    - Bosch Corporation
  • Canvasmapple Co.,Ltd

    "It was very informative to hear different perspective and positions of players from across (the telematics) ecosystem"

    - Canvasmapple Co.,Ltd

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Masahide Tomonari

Masahide Tomonari

Project Director
+44 (0) 20 3869 6736 (Global)

2016 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Ericsson
  • RideCell
  • Teradata
  • TomTom

Gold Sponsors

  • QNX
  • voicebox
  • WindRiver

Badge Sponsor

  • Airbiquity

Coffee Break Sponsor

  • Jasper

India Maps & Location Sponsor

  • MapmyIndia

Co Sponsors

  • Argus Cyber Security
  • Gracenote
  • hortonworks
  • Nuance
  • Orange
  • Telit