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SAE International Symposium to Address On-Board Diagnostics Technologies, Regulations and Standards

WARRENDALE, Pa., March 24, 2014 - The world’s leading experts in implementing OBD-II regulations will gather in California this September at the “SAE 2014 On-Board Diagnostics Symposium.” The event will be held Sept. 9-11 at the Crowne Plaza Anaheim Resort, Anaheim, Calif.   

Since the inception of on-board diagnostics in the early 1990s, the continual progression of new and ever-changing emission regulations and technologies results in an ongoing need for technical and regulatory updates for OEM and supplier design engineers around the world.

This year’s event will address the most pressing on-board diagnostics technology topics, and provide updates on the latest standards and regulatory information for automotive engineering geared at meeting CARB and European Commission Regulations. The symposium features industry experts sharing their experiences in developing OBD solutions for both the California and European markets. New topics of discussion for the 2014 event include: 12V start-stop, diesel misfire, alternate fuel propulsion implementation, and off-road OBD.

Attendees can expect:

          - The most recent updates from CARB – Including the latest on the light and medium duty regulation updates      (1968.2 and 1968.5)

- The latest standards and regulatory information from the EPA and European Commission

- Updates from major automotive and commercial vehicle OEM’s

- Breakout sessions led by industry experts

- Three days of exceptional networking opportunities

To request media credentials, email or call 1-724-772-8522. For more information about the “SAE 2014 On-Board Diagnostics Symposium,” visit   

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