Electronomous – The International Car Tech & Mobility Summit

PRESS RELEASE

“We are clearly committed to the goals of the Paris climate protection agreement. For this purpose, it will be necessary to make mobility entirely CO2-free.”

Maik Stephan, Executive Director Corporate Strategy, Volkswagen AG

Killarney, Co. Kerry – Electronomous in partnership with Mobility X report on the International Car Tech & Mobility Summit currently taking place (May 2nd and May 3rd) in Killarney. World Class speakers from the tech world together with the auto industry, research community and stakeholders in Connected Cars, Autonomous Vehicles, Alternative Power Trains & Mobility are in Kerry for the event.

The event is hosted by the original Top Gear presenter and motoring rights campaigner Quentin Willson.

Jean Luc Di Paolo Galloni, Group Corporate Vice-President Sustainable Development and External Affairs, Valeo speaking at Electronomous today where he announced 50 jobs in AI engineering (Credit: The Photo Project)

Jeff Aherne, Electronomous co-founder and Director Engineer, Cartell.ie says:

“The discussion has moved to mobility, in its various forms, and how technology is shaping the changes we are already seeing around us in this sector. This requires the involvement and attention of Governments around the world. We really are looking at the future here and Cartell.ie is delighted to be driving this discussion.”

Already the Leading Car Technology Event in Europe the event attracts C-level Industry executives, Engineers operating with OEMs, owners and operators of lease or rental fleets, regulatory bodies, insurance companies, technology providers, product developers, telecommunication operators, car sharing and automotive mobility solutions providers.

Maik Stephan, Executive Director Corporate Strategy, Volkswagen AG, says today in Killarney:

Our mission is e-mobility for everyone, with attractive vehicles at affordable prices. Volkswagen wants to make a substantial contribution to climate protection with e-mobility. We are clearly committed to the goals of the Paris climate protection agreement. For this purpose, it will be necessary to make mobility entirely CO2-free.”

In 2019 Electronomous is delighted to announce a New Stage – curated by our partners at Mobility X Conference. The MobilityX Stage runs parallel to the Main Stage at Electronomous. The Mobility X stage will host some of the World’s leading figures in self-driving cars and mobility. It is a gathering of global autonomous vehicle leaders featuring executive level automotive professionals from across a range of industries.

Maik Stephan, Executive Director Corporate Strategy, VW speaking today at Electronomous said VW will sell their last car with an internal combustion engine by 2040 (Credit: The Photo Project)

Xavier Collins, Managing Director Turo UK says:

 The world of mobility is dramatically changing, and the rise of the sharing economy has a big part to play in giving people more autonomy and freedom. Through Turo’s peer-to-peer marketplace we’re redefining the economics of car ownership to support this, and put the world’s one billion cars to better use. I’m looking forward to bringing this to life as a discussion at Electronomous.”

Monika Mikac, Chief Business Officer, QEV Tech says:

I think the answer electric or gas powered is already decided. World is going electric but the bigger change is happening in a way how we use vehicles. At QEV Technologies we are focused on innovation through Formula E and we have a goal to electrify mass transport in emerging countries, area that most manufacturers don’t see as a potential market and actually those areas have the biggest pollution.”

The event provides a unique glimpse at how technology will affect the Automotive Industry, Insurance industry, Car Finance Industry, Car Sales, Motoring and Mobility into the future. It also offers an unprecedented opportunity to Network with Industry leaders and leading experts in the fields mentioned above, while also providing a great platform to create new business relationships.

Sara Hill, SVP Advanced Technologies, Enterprise Ireland says:

Enterprise Ireland is excited to support this event which showcases the future of mobility and innovations from globally leading companies. Ireland is in a unique position to excel in the connected and autonomous vehicle sector through a diverse cluster of companies, universities and research centres offering technical, industrial and engineering expertise and solutions. We have over 20 Irish companies in attendance at the conference, and welcome our group of 15 international delegates of industry experts from Silicon Valley, Germany and Dubai.”

Amer Akhtar, newly appointed Chief Revenue Officer of DeepMap, says:

The future of autonomous mobility is dependent on safety, and an accurate HD map is the blueprint of that safety. DeepMap’s HD mapping and localization solutions provide a critical component to the future of mobility by enabling AVs to create and consume an HD map that’s highly accurate, reliable, and up-to-date. I look forward to driving discussions around mapping and localization at Electronomous and the Mobility X stage.”

Hollywood Star and Racing Driver Michael Fassbender will lead the gathering when he speaks Friday in a fireside chat with Quentin Willson.

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Cartell.ie staff with Hollywood Movie Star Michael Fassbender at Day 2 of Electronomous, Killarney, Co. Kerry

 

Notes to Editors:

Electronomous is one of Europe’s leading AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY EVENTS. This International Summit brings together World Class speakers, exhibitors and delegates in the field of Electric Vehicles, Connected Car Technology, ADAS, Cyber Security, Autonomous Vehicles and all in the beautiful setting of Killarney, Ireland.

It provides a unique glimpse at how technology will affect the Automotive Industry, Insurance industry, Car Finance Industry, Car Sales and Motoring into the future. It also offers an unprecedented opportunity to Network with Industry leaders and leading experts in the fields mentioned above, while also providing a great platform to create new business relationships.

The MobilityX VIP Weekend Package 

Kicking off right after the conference, on Friday 3rd at 12pm. Designed for Executives, Policy makers, and Transportation Authorities, this weekend will be a private event designed to help you get to know some of the most innovative executives in the self-driving industry. Places on this event are limited to a small number of VPs, Founders, Investors, CEOs and other invited guests from the Industry. It is an opportunity to get to know some of the best people in the industry, while also relaxing in the beautiful Killarney.

For more information about the event see:

http://www.electronomous.com

For more information on Mobility X see: www.mobilityx.co

For further media information/press accreditation/images and interview requests please contact:

John Byrne, 087 4199018 or john at cartell.ie

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