WCX17: SAE World Congress Experience

Evolution of event demonstrates growing array of technologies in modern mobility

2017/04/21

Summary

 The WCX17: SAE World Congress Experience, previously known as the SAE World Congress, was renamed for this year’s iteration to highlight the concepts of understanding and sharing mobility technology through interaction and engagement. WCX17 was held from April 4 through April 6, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. The theme of WCX17 was “Sustainability through Innovation”, highlighted by the range of technological content and concepts presented at the event. A variety of topics were presented and discussed at WCX17, including electric vehicles, autonomous and ADAS technologies, lightweighting, and mobility trends and models such as ride-hailing and ride-sharing.

 This report focuses on technologies, systems and ideas presented by parties at WCX17, both in the exhibits displayed and from speaking sessions. Participants included automakers such as Ford and Honda, suppliers such as Denso and AAM, and representatives from companies such as Uber and Lyft

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WCX17 exhibit floor entrance
WCX17 exhibit floor entrance