Automotive World Japan

Automotive World Japan

Automotive World, Japan


Automotive World (a combined exhibition of 4 specialised shows for advanced automotive technologies) took place in Tokyo, [432 exhibitors and 18,469 visitors]. Automotive World is a combination of exhibitions & conferences for 5 important automotive technologies, which are automotive electronics technology, EV/HEV technology, weight reduction technology, connected car technology and processing technology. Automotive World has been expanding its coverage to wider range of technical challenges for automotive engineers. Adding the most important issues at the time, it has established its position as the must-attend show to keep up with the cutting-edge technologies and trends in the automotive industry. Automotive World gathered unrivalled number of engineers and decision makers from Japanese/Asian OEM and Tier 1 (several hundred professionals from each of the Japanese top 3 OEM, Toyota, Nissan and Honda), gaining huge support from their top management. The great example is the Advisory Committee, consisting of executives of Mazda,
Mitsubishi, GM Japan, Keihin, Denso, Hitachi automotive systems, Continental, Bosch, Magna. It gathers a variety of automotive electronics technologies such as components, materials, software, manufacturing equipment and testing technologies, etc. Automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers visit the exhibition to find the latest products. The exhibition has grown in size every year and has established itself must-attend event for automotive industry professionals.

ADAS/Autonomous Drive: Featuring the hottest topics, new “Driver Assistance/Autonomous Driving System Zone” was launched. A large number of demonstrations and interactive exhibits of autonomous driving technologies were seen inside the exhibit halls and also at the special exhibit “Autonomous Vehicle Exhibit Corner”.

Semiconductor and Electronic Components: The main aisles were lined with large booths by leading companies for the core technology of automotive electronics – semiconductor (Altera, Freescale, Infineon,  Renesas Electronics, Rohm, Stmicropelectronics, XILINX, etc.), electronic components (FDK, MURATA MANUFACTURING, NICHICON, NIPPON CHEMI-CON, RUBYCON, TAIYO YUDEN, etc.) and many others.

Weight Reduction: Weight Reduction was one of the fields which showed the most powerful growth (35% growth from 2013). Especially, concept cars made by new and advanced materials exhibited by leading material manufacturers gathered huge attention.

Technologies for eco-friendly vehicles back in the spotlight: With practical use of fuel cell vehicles on the horizon, technologies for eco-friendly vehicles are back in the spotlight. Many exhibitors presented the latest technologies applicable not only to EV and HEV but also to FCV.


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