June 5th, 2024 | RuhrCongress Bochum

New Mobility World

NEW Mobility WORLD is our 1-day congress about the trends for automotive sales, marketing and aftersales.

Our keynote speaker is Mr. Klaus Zellmer, CEO of SKODA Auto

We discuss with him and our partners about

  • Sales touch points
  • Customer experience enhancement
  • Financial services
  • Subscription models and fleet management

Join to meet with experts from Capgemini, Volkswagen, Progenium, BMW and many others.

New Mobility WorldAgenda

June 5th 2024, 18:30h | RuhrCongress Bochum

CAR Symposium Night

Enjoy the already famous networking event with music, drinks & food for the ticketholders and participants of our CAR Event (New Mobility World & CAR Symposium).

A casual meeting in the halls of the RuhrCongress, strolling around the exhibition and using our specific networking lounges.

We start with two guests from major OEMs. In today’s competitive and digital environment, the link between branding and technology topics gains importance.

Expect insights from:

  • Mr. Tobias Nadjib, Managing Director, Volkswagen Infotainment
  • Mr. Ashley Chen, General Manager & Marketing Director OMODA/JAECOO, Chery International


June 6th, 2024 | RuhrCongress Bochum



Welcoming by CAR Directors


Opening speech


Opening Keynote-Session:
Strategies for Transformation


Coffee break​


Strategies for Transformation & Sustainability


Deep Dives I (parallel track) ​

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Transformation through Digitalization​


Deep Dives II (parallel track) ​

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Coffee Break


Reception | Networking & Exhibition​

New Mobility World

June 5th 2024 | RuhrCongress Bochum

Stefan Büscher

Chief Executive Officer, Porsche Lifestyle Group

New Mobility World

June 5th 2024 | RuhrCongress Bochum

New Mobility World

Klaus Zellmer

Chief Executive Officer, Škoda Auto

Dr. Christian Dahlheim

Chief Executive Officer, Volkswagen Financial Services AG

Congress Opening

June 5th 2024 | RuhrCongress Bochum

Moderated by

Directors of CAR - Center Automotive Research

CAR Symposium

Congress Opening

June 6th 2024 | RuhrCongress Bochum

Sigrid de Vries

Director General of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)

Strategies for Transformation

Strategies for Transformation

Ola Källenius

Chief Executive Officer, Mercedes-Benz Group

Gunnar Kilian

Board Member for HR and Truck & Bus, Volkswagen AG

Bernhard Osburg

Chief Executive Officer, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG

Transformation for sustainability

Stan Zurkiewicz

Chief Executive Officer, DEKRA e.V. & DEKRA SE

Transformation for sustainability

Achim Bothe

Chief Executive Officer, Aral AG

Eelco Spoelder

Chief Executive Officer, Autoneum

Dr. Sandra Tostar

Technical Leader in Polymer and Biobased Materials Applications, Volvo Cars

Han Hendriks

Chief Technology Officer, SVP, Trinseo

Jörg Grotendorst

Senior Vice President, Corporate R&D, Magna International Inc.

Transformation through Digitalization

Transformation through Digitalization

Joachim Franz

Automotive Lead,
Microsoft Deutschland

Enrico Salvatori

Senior Vice President and President, Qualcomm Europe

Peter Fintl

Vice President Technology and Innovation, Capgemini Engineering

Jan Becker

Chief Executive Officer, Apex AI

Tobias Nadjib

Managing Director, Volkswagen Infotainment

Deep Dives | Parallel Tracks

Smart & sustainable industry

The transformation of production processes is the main theme in this deep dive session.

Within the 90 minutes you will learn about the strategies and innovations of a diversity of companies.

China Forum

How to tackle the opportunities and the challenges for foreign companies in China?

How to navigate the European/German environment?
In this deep dive session, both aspects will be presented.

Smart Mobility

The mobility of the future is defined by aspects of alternative drivetrains as well as smart vehicle set-up.

Our partners introduce their concepts to drive the needed transformation.

Sustainable materials

How to deal with the requirements evolving through climate change and non-regenerative materials?

What are the innovations in material science and how can they enhance established applications?

A highly interesting set of deep dives will provide state-of-the-art insights.

Workshop on Sustainability Strategies
by Progenium

Achieving sustainability goals in the realms of Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) is comparable to mastering a triathlon. It demands endurance, adaptability, and a smart strategy. Are you ready to take on this challenge and lead your organization towards a sustainable future?


Transformation in the automotive industry by FTI ANDERSCH - Student Workshop

Meet FTI-Andersch at the Car Symposium 2024 in Bochum and gain exciting insights into everyday consulting work. You can expect a presentation on the topic of „Transformation in the automotive industry – optimizing the production footprint of a global automotive supplier“. Learn first-hand from our consultants about the challenges facing suppliers due to declining automotive production figures and how we successfully implemented the realignment of the plant structure together with the client.


Partners 2024