H.E. Dr Laszlo Palkovics
Minister of State for Higher Education and Government Comissioner (Responsible for Coordination of Research and Development of Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Systems)
It could be several more years before a Level-5 fully-autonomous car rolls out of an assembly line but there are encouraging developments all around. Both Bottom-up and Top-up autonomous technologies and platforms are being developed at breakneck speed and we are already starting to see the development of test-beds. At the same time, vehicle trials being conducted globally across all economies for autonomous cars, trucks and trains bode well for the industry. This session will take a closer look at some of these developments, from a regulatory, manufacturer and end-user viewpoint, the various challenges and resistance that could arise and why the future belongs to those who can effectively commercialize these technologies.