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AVL “Vehicle & Environment” Mobility Trend Conference in Graz

Mobility Trend Conference from June 5th – 6th 2024 at Helmut List Halle in Graz


The Mobility Trend Conference is set to bring international decision makers from politics, industry, economics, and research together at Helmut List Halle in Graz from June 5th to 6th. They will be discussing sustainability, e-mobility, automated and connected driving, as well as electrics and electronics. Attendees can look forward to keynote speakers such as Mate Rimac, CEO of the electric hypercar manufacturer that shares his name, Jochen Hermann, CTO Mercedes-AMG, and Ingo Scholten, Vice President Aurobay Holding P.R.C, Alliances & Synergies. Further impulses will be shared by AUDI, Stellantis, and the US semiconductor corporation Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Graz, Austria, April, 2024: The future of mobility is sustainable, digital, and automated. Researchers and the automotive and semiconductor industry are playing an active role in shaping the developments. At the “AVL Vehicle & Environment” Mobility Trend Conference in Graz, key players – including experts from politics and the energy industry – will present their solutions on the road to carbon neutrality and digitalization. Interested parties can enjoy a varied innovation program covering the topics of sustainability across the entire development process as well as challenges posed by current legislation, efficient and affordable e-mobility, automated and connected driving, and function-based complete vehicle development.

Exciting mobility trends, innovations, and technological potential

To manage the green transformation and strengthen global competitiveness, all forces and their expertise need to be pooled. Therefore, players from various industries come together at the AVL Mobility Trend Conference. They support a stable, resilient ecosystem consisting of economy, ecology, mobility, industry, and energy. Amongst others, AVL will welcome AUDI and Qualcomm Technologies as speakers:

Lea Schwarz, Head of Development Functions/Features Driving and Energy, AUDI AG: “In challenging times it is even more important to bring experts from various industries and corporations together to promote the development of a shared vision and innovative solutions for global challenges on the road to sustainable mobility. I am looking forward to being part of the Vehicle & Environment Conference. It unites the important topics of environment and technologies to achieve progress.”

Salah Hadi, Vice President, Engineering, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.: “I am delighted to attend the Vehicle & Environment conference and share insights into the future of automotive technology, particularly in the areas of connected and automated mobility. Modern cars operate within an advanced hardware/software ecosystem that enables manufacturers to offer cutting-edge driver assistance systems. Today, and in the future, the growth of artificial intelligence applications and optimized overall system performance are key differentiators in platform design.”

Helmut List, Chairman and CEO, AVL: “Openness to different technologies is key on our way to climate neutrality. All available solutions must be applied where they have the greatest impact, the optimum efficiency and the most positive influence on the driving experience. When it comes to the global goal of net-zero CO2 emissions in mobility, we are always putting the individual at the center. With this pivotal idea in mind, the AVL "Vehicle & Environment" trend conference is meeting the challenges of future mobility."

For more details regarding the Vehicle & Environment” Mobility Trend Conference from June 5th – 6th 2024 at the Helmut List Halle in Graz, see 

With more than 12,200 employees, AVL is one of the world's leading mobility technology companies for development, simulation, and testing in the automotive industry and in other sectors such as rail, marine, and energy. Based on extensive in-house research activities, AVL delivers concepts, technology solutions, methodologies, and development tools for a greener, safer, and better world of mobility and beyond.

AVL supports international partners and customers in their sustainable and digital transformation. The focus lies on the areas of electrification, software, AI and automation. In addition, AVL supports companies in energy-intensive sectors on their way to a greener and more efficient energy generation and supply.

Innovation is AVL's passion. Together with an international network of experts at more than 90 locations and 45 Tech and Engineering Centers worldwide, AVL is driving the future of mobility. In 2023, the company generated a turnover of 2.05 billion Euros, of which 10 % are invested in R&D activities.

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