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SAE International Announces Executive Chair for 2016 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress

WARRENDALE, Pa., Jan. 18, 2016 - SAE International announces that Daimler will provide Executive Leadership for the SAE 2016 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, which will be held Oct. 4-6 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.

With a theme of “Connectivity,” the event brings together a global assembly of both on- and off-road professionals, providing solid, profitable interaction with engineers, supply managers and executives.

Executive Chairman for the event is Dr. Wilfried Achenbach, Senior Vice President, Engineering & Technology, Daimler Trucks North America.

Executive panels will include:

  • Connectivity from the customer perspective
  • The elements of V2V / V2I
  • Telematics – History, Present and the Future
  • Commercial Vehicles and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

To learn more about the SAE 2016 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress & Exhibition, visit

To request media 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 137,000 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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