Session on Automobile & Auto Components 14 February 2017: 1200 – 1340 Hrs, Kalinga – 1, Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru

“Driving Automobile Industry to Go Global”

By 2026, India is expected to be the third largest automotive market by volume in the world. India is an emerging global hub for sourcing auto components and has an enabling infrastructure like automotive training institutes and auto design centers, special auto parks and virtual SEZs for auto components. Karnataka accounts to more than 6% of country’s auto component output of the country. Karnataka’s automobile output has doubled in 4 years, registering a 36.5% CAGR. This session shall deliberate on the comprehensive growth of the Indian Automobile and Auto Component manufacturing and India as a global engine for ‘Future Mobility’ Solutions.

1130 – 1200 Hrs


1200 – 1205 Hrs

Opening Remarks and Context Setting

Kamal Bali

Vice Chairman, CII Karnataka &

Managing Director, Volvo India Pvt Ltd

1205-1215 Hrs

Key Note Address on -

‘Driving Automobile Industry to Go Global: Obstacles, Challenges & Opportunities from the Supplier`s view’

Dr Andreas Wolf

Joint Managing Director &

Executive Vice President (Manufacturing & Quality)

Bosch India Ltd

1215 – 1225 Hrs

Key Note Address on -

‘Driving Automobile Industry to Go Global: Obstacles, Challenges & Opportunities from the OEMs view’

Vikram Kirloskar

Deputy Chairman, CII Southern Region &

Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motors Pvt Ltd

1225 – 1315 Hrs

Signature Statements by Keynote Panelists

Session Moderated by: Kamal Bali

N P Thimmaiah
Managing Director & CEO

Meritor CVS India Pvt Ltd

Rashmi Urdhwareshe


Automotive Research Association of India

V Jagannath

Senior Vice President & Director - Sales

Fanuc India Pvt. Ltd

Satish Kumar Dabbiru

Assistant General Manager

JSW Steel Ltd

Bibop G Gresta

Founder & Chairman

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc


1315 – 1320 Hrs

Special Address

D V Prasad, IAS

Additional Chief Secretary

Commerce and Industries Department

Government of Karnataka

1320 – 1335 Hrs

Special Address

Girish Shankar, IAS

Secretary – Department of Heavy Industry

Government of India

1335 – 1340 Hrs

Concluding remarks

Kamal Bali

1340 Hrs

Session Concludes

The session will help the attendees:

Take advantage of B2B meetings to develop business relationships

Interact with business houses, understand the business needs, develop leads and create new business avenues

Participate in exclusive seminar to gain insights into business trends and untapped opportunities


Manufacturers are expected to benefit from the growing demand for sheet metal parts, body and chassis, fan belts, pressure die castings, hydraulic pneumatic instruments in the automobile segment

Leading players in the sheet metal parts sub-segment are in the process of expanding their customer base

With a huge demand in India for low cost hybrid and electric vehicles (xEVs) that are suitable short-distance urban commutes (averaging 50-100 kms per trip) and rugged enough to perform reliably in the summer and in the monsoon season in India, the time is right to invest in automobile and its component manufacturing

Who should attend?

The C-Suite leadership

Senior members of Auto & Auto Components Industries and Allid Industries

Heads of Verticals: R & D, Business & Strategy Potential Investors