Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Inc. has announced the company’s official sponsorship of the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), to be held from Jan. 8-22 at the Cobo Center in Detroit.
“The mobility industry is currently undergoing more dramatic changes than it has experienced at any time in the past,” said John Nunneley, senior vice president of engineering for Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas. “With our deep experience in automotive technology, IT and high-tech industries, and social innovations businesses, Hitachi is uniquely positioned to be a critical player in the transformation of the automotive industry.”
Hitachi will join the Detroit show’s new AutoMobili-D exhibit with a display inside Planet M, formerly Michigan Hall. Cars are the core of American mobility and the company will showcase its autonomous mobility technologies for the U.S. auto market, featuring some of its camera and sensor technologies at booth No. 34 within Planet M’s Autonomous Driving community.
Hitachi also will host two symposiums on the AutoMobili-D main stage in the Cobo Center atrium during Industry Preview at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11 and at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12.