The Growing Influence and Future Impact of Intelligent and Connected Technologies (Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing)

Mr Chris Reeves, Commercial Manager
United Kingdom
Apr 29, 2015.

Presentation Summary

The trends of population growth and increasing urbanisation present key sustainability challenges, namely, Environmental Impact; Congestion; User Safety; Low Carbon Energy Supply. There are also two fast-moving trends driving innovation in the automotive sector, the increase in automated control systems and the parallel increase in vehicle connectivity. This trend towards ever increasing intelligent and connected vehicles will help address sustainability challenges through increased safety, efficiency and convenience. This presentation we will consider the impact these developments are having on the automotive sector.

Speaker Biography (Chris Reeves)

Chris Reeves is the Commercial Manager for Future Transport and Intelligent Mobility Technologies at MIRA Ltd. His current research focus is in the field of intelligent and connected vehicles and low carbon vehicle technologies. He is a highly experienced technical manager with a proven record of developing and delivering high technology solutions to the automotive, defence, security and telecommunications sectors, working for MIRA Ltd, QinetiQ Ltd and BT Group plc.

Company Profile (MIRA Ltd)

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MIRA Ltd is one Europe's largest transport systems consultancy and vehicle engineering companies. It has a technical team of >500 staff, including dedicated teams focused on intelligent and connected vehicles. This technical expertise is underpinned by over 35 highly specialist laboratories and over 90km of test facilities including Europe's first purpose built Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) facility for developing and determining the system.
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