SAE 2016 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress

October 4-6, 2016

Rosemont, Illinois, USA

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Executive Leadership

Dr. Wilfried Achenbach Dr. Wilfried Achenbach
Senior Vice President
Engineering and Technology
Daimler Trucks North America

Dr. Wilfried Achenbach joined Daimler AG in 1987 as a system engineer in Advanced Development within the Passenger Car Division in Stuttgart, Germany.

Dr. Achenbach held various positions within this group with a focus on driving dynamics and driver assistance. After the merger of Daimler and Chrysler in 1998, he spent several years in a senior executive position at the Chrysler Technical Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Starting in 2005 he was given responsibility for all Mechatronics Systems at Daimler Trucks Europe. Concurrently he led the Mechatronics Group within the global Daimler Trucks development organization.

On October 1, 2010, Dr. Achenbach was appointed Senior Vice President - Engineering & Technology for Daimler Trucks North America. He received his Diploma in Physics and his PhD in Nuclear Physics from the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz / Germany.

Executive Leadership

  • Daimler Trucks

Platinum Sponsors

  • Continental
  • Siemens

Gold Sponsors

  • Eaton
  • Softing

Silver Sponsors

  • Caterpillar
  • Cummins
  • John Deere

Bronze Sponsors

  • AVL
  • CGN
  • Navistar
  • Oshkosh
  • Sears Seating

Conference Supporters

  • Corning
  • DPNA
  • Mahle
  • Mathworks
  • OEM Off-Highway