The conference, which opens with a November 8 evening discussion of the role of Silicon Valley in the auto industry, traditionally features addresses from several of Germany’ car-industry CEOs.
This year’s event, whose theme is “Car industry in transition,” will hear presentations from BMW CEO Harald Krueger; Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche; Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Mueller and Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann.
Other speakers include: Ford of Europe CEO Jim Farley and Klaus Rosenfeld, CEO of automotive supplier Schaeffler.
VW Group chief digital officer Johann Jungwirth and Sajjad Khan, his counterpart at Daimler,Â will debate the impact of Silicon Valley, together with Christoph Grote, head of electronics at BMW.
More information on the Automotive Summit is at:Â http://veranstaltungen.handelsblatt.com/autogipfel-en/.