Powertrain Strategies for the 21st Century: A Global Perspective


GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Powertrain Strategies for the 21st Century: A Global Perspective” features Bruce M. Belzowski, Managing Director, Automotive Futures Group in Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA).

In the 14-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Belzowski discusses and answers these questions:

  1. What issues are keeping powertrain executives up at night?
  2. How are differing fuel economy and emissions regulations across the globe affecting automakers’ powertrain strategies?
  3. What issues will be addressed in your upcoming Powertrain Strategies for the 21st Century conference?
  4. What should we expect the fleet of U.S. vehicles to be powered by in 2025? 2030?
  5. What is holding back electric vehicle sales in the US?

Audio Interview Guest:
Bruce M. Belkowski
Managing Director
Automotive Futures Group

“Powertrain Strategies for the 21st Century”
Held on July 18 in Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA)
To gain access to Conference presentations, visit this page.

CONFERENCE – 10th Annual:
“The Future of Automotive IT: Connecting Organizations and Vehicles”
September 11, 2018 in Ann Arbor, MI – USA
To register to attend, or to gain access to Conference presentations, visit this page.

About Bruce Belzowski:
Bruce M. Belzowski is the Managing Director of the Automotive Futures group.  He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Michigan, respectively.  He spent 25 years studying the global automotive industry at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute where he authored research reports focusing on a variety of automotive topics including product development, manufacturer-supplier-dealer relations, globalization, information technology, knowledge management, and human resources.  His current research topics include intelligent transportation systems, powertrain strategies, and globalization of the automotive industry.  These topics are addressed in Automotive Futures’ five annual conferences that have been held over the past ten years.  Bruce is also director of Automotive Futures’ China Automotive Program and Powertrain Strategies Program.  He is also a steering committee member of the GERPISA global automotive research group in France and a Joint Researcher at the Institute for Technology, Enterprise, and Competitiveness at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.