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Jaguar Land Rover joins FISITA Honorary Committee

12 November 2015

  • Jaguar Land Rover joins global network of technical leaders within FISITA Honorary Committee
  • Honorary Committee drives FISITA vision and initiatives for safe and sustainable mobility
  • FISITA World Automotive Summit to take place in London, 11-12 November

FISITA, the international organisation for the automotive engineering profession, announced today that Jaguar Land Rover has joined its prestigious Honorary Committee, a group of industry leading companies which support FISITA’s agenda to promote efficient, affordable, safe and sustainable mobility solutions.

The FISITA Honorary Committee represents the organisation’s corporate membership and is comprised of leading automakers, suppliers and technology providers. The Honorary Committee supports FISITA in continuing to provide professional development for automotive engineers around the world and inspiring the next generation of engineers through FISITA’s student initiatives, including work and research placements for undergraduates.

Chris Mason, FISITA CEO, said: “We are delighted to welcome Jaguar Land Rover into our community. The auto industry is changing and Jaguar Land Rover have a significant role to play in shaping its future. We look forward to working with our new Jaguar Land Rover colleagues and welcome them into our global network of engineering professionals.”

Dr. Wolfgang Epple, Director of Research and Technology at Jaguar Land Rover, said: “I look forward to working closely with the FISITA members. Jaguar Land Rover is a fast developing global player in Automotive and it is very appropriate for us to join at this time. We strongly support the aims and goals of the community and believe that Jaguar Land Rover will have a strong role in future development of FISITA. In this complex and fast moving world it is not only essential to share common goals, but also to jointly forge the future.”

Dr. Epple will join members of the FISITA Honorary Committee at the FISITA World Automotive Summit in London from 11-12 November this year. The Summit is a unique and exclusive annual meeting of the world’s automotive technical leaders, providing thought-leadership for the industry’s future challenges. This year’s event will also showcase the work of the UK auto industry to an elite international audience, including the Advanced Propulsion Centre, TS Catapult, Automotive Investment Organisation and The BLOODHOUND Project.

To find out more about the FISITA Honorary Committee, visit www.fisita.com/about/honorary To view the FISITA World Automotive Summit 2015 programme, visit www.fisita-summit.com