The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has announced that US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao will deliver the keynote address at the kickoff of AutoMobili-D, an event within NAIAS showcasing mobility-focused companies and organisations.
“Automated technologies will change the way we travel and connect with each other,” said Secretary Chao.
“The Department welcomes this opportunity to share our vision for promoting the safe and secure integration of new technologies into our country’s transportation infrastructure.”
“We are honored to have Secretary Chao keynote AutoMobili-D,” said Ryan LaFontaine, NAIAS Chairman for 2018. “The agenda that DOT has set under her leadership demonstrates the important nexus between innovation and transportation and her participation underscores the global significance of our show.”
More than 150 brands are scheduled to exhibit at AutoMobili-D, including carmakers, suppliers and tech startups. Industry leaders and executives will also participate in forums and panel discussions throughout the event’s Press and Industry Preview Days.