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Journalists Invited to Attend SAE International 2013 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress

WARRENDALE, Pa., Sept. 25, 2013 - Media registration is open for the SAE International 2013 Commercial Vehicle Congress, slated for Oct. 1-3 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. Executive leadership for the event is provided by Komatsu.

Rod Schrader, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Komatsu America Corp., will be the banquet keynote speaker. Schrader will speak at the event’s Industry Keynote and Awards Banquet on Wednesday, October 2.

With the theme of “10 Years Running,” the 2013 COMVEC brings together a global assembly of both on- and off-road commercial vehicle engineering professionals (including engineers, technologists, executives, consultants, and representatives from government and academia) for the sharing of technical knowledge and networking. 

The event features technical sessions and executive panels focusing on the latest trends, technologies, business issues and challenges facing the commercial vehicle industry, as well as an exhibit showcasing the industry’s latest supply chain innovations.  Executive panels will focus on topics such as:


- Designing tomorrow’s on/off-road tractors


- Savvy telematics


- Simulation and modeling


- Natural gas usage in commercial vehicles

For more information about the SAE 2013 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, or to register, visit To request press credentials, email or call 1-724-772-8522.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 138,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.


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