TU-Automotive Detroit 2017: Accommodating the autonomous vehicle

Influences of the autonomous car on technology, society, and user experience



 The TU-Automotive Detroit 2017 exhibition and conference was held from June 7 through June 8, 2017, in Novi, Michigan, U.S. The conference had over 3,000 attendees, featured approximately 150 speakers and showcased displays from more than 130 exhibitors. Though autonomous technology was still a major theme, the conference highlighted other topics including business strategy, urban mobility and user experience. The overarching theme of connectivity was prominent during the conference, as many sessions noted the connected car’s significance in the future.

TU-Automotive Detroit 2017 exhibition floor
TU-Automotive Detroit 2017 exhibition floor

 This report is the third of three reports which focuses on the discussion sessions presented at TU-Automotive Detroit. This report focuses on presentations related to autonomous technologies, mobility and user experience within the vehicle. Two reports, one focusing on business models and strategies, and another on connectivity considerations and technologies, were previously released.

Related reports: TU-Automotive Detroit 2017
Business Strategies and Opportunities in Changing Ecosystem
Connectivity Perspectives, Challenges and Technologies