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Auto Supplier Experts to Discuss Automotive Electrification Obstacles, Remedies and Strategies at 2019 NAIAS AutoMobili-D Industry Days Panel

DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the outlook for electrified vehicles, what is delaying their widespread adoption and what are automotive suppliers doing to overcome these obstacles?

These questions will be answered at a special industry panel to be held during Industry Days at the 2019 NAIAS AutoMobili-D exhibition.

The panel, titled eMobility: What are We Waiting For? Overcoming Obstacles for Mass Adoption, will feature high-level supplier executives discussing the challenges and opportunities that electrification holds for new and traditional automotive suppliers.

The presentation is slated for 1 to 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17 at the main Atrium Stage within Cobo Center in Detroit.

The panel will be moderated by supplier strategy expert Paul Eichenberg, managing director of Paul Eichenberg Strategic Consulting. He will set the stage for the discussion with an overview of how the shift away from internal combustion engines will disrupt a $400-billion market in the coming 10 to 15 years.

Other panelists include:

  • Jon Husby, president and CEO of  SEG Automotive North America LLC;
  • Sujit Jain, president, Powertrain Solutions – Passenger Cars & Electric Vehicles, Bosch USA; and
  • Jeff Lowinger, president – eMobility for Eaton Corp.

About the North American International Auto Show
In its 31st year as an international event, the NAIAS is the most influential annual automotive event in the world. NAIAS is where future mobility innovations meet the pavement. With the largest concentration of the world's top automotive and technology executives, designers, engineers and thought leaders, NAIAS serves as the global stage for companies to debut brand-defining vehicles and industry-shaping announcements. NAIAS is unmatched in the industry in presenting six unique shows in one, including: The Gallery, an ultra-luxury automotive event; AutoMobili-D, an inside look at future mobility platforms; Press Preview; Industry Preview; Charity Preview and then concluding with a nine-day Public Show.

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About AutoMobili-D
AutoMobili-D 2019 will feature more than 200 brands, ranging from automakers, to suppliers, to tech startups as well as universities and government organizations. No other event in North America provides an international platform for this vast array of companies, organizations and thought leaders under one roof.

In addition to the companies showcasing their innovations, AutoMobili-D will host five days of mobility-themed content/presentations – topics ranging from suppliers driving mobility technology, V2X connectivity, urban mobility, smart cities, building a mobility workforce, ride sharing, cybersecurity and autonomous technologies. For more info, visit:

About Paul Eichenberg Strategic Consulting
Founded in 2015 and based in Northville, Michigan, USA, Paul Eichenberg Strategic Consulting specializes in helping clients develop and execute solutions to the complex challenges facing the global automotive industry in this era of disruption. Eichenberg has 25 years of experience in strategic planning, product management and merger and acquisition activities with Fortune 500 automotive suppliers, including Magna Powertrain, Magna Electronics, PPG Industries and Dura Automotive Systems. Current clients include hedge funds, investment banks, private equity investors and automotive suppliers. For more info, visit:

SOURCE Paul Eichenberg Strategic Consulting

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