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PRESS RELEASE: EuroBrake 2021 hosts next-gen chassis systems panel feat. tech giant, OEMs, suppliers

Foxconn, Audi, Bosch, ZF, TU Braunschweig, & Munich University of Applied Sciences to discuss next-gen chassis systems at EuroBrake 2021

  • EuroBrake 2021 Strategy Panel theme: “Chassis Systems – a new approach to OEM and Tier 1 collaboration?

  • Audi, Robert Bosch, Foxconn Group, ZF Group, TU Braunschweig, and Munich University of Applied Sciencesmake up EuroBrake 2021 Strategy Panel

  • EuroBrake Strategy Panel: Wednesday 19 May 2021, 15:00 – 16:40 CEST

  • Event available to all EuroBrake 2021 ticket holders

  • EuroBrake 2021 runs from 17-21 May 2021. Final agenda published and downloadable now; online networking platform now open

Stansted, 12 May 2021: As chassis systems gain importance in next-generation vehicle development, EuroBrake is delighted to confirm a high-calibre Strategy Panel which will address a range of big picture topics shaping the future of vehicle engineering and braking.

Chaired by Jan Münchhoff (Audi, and Chair of EuroBrake Steering Committee) and Prof. Dr. Georg Ostermeyer (TU Braunschweig), confirmed panellists include:

  • Manfred Meyer – Senior Vice President Active Safety division, ZF Group

  • Ulrich Schulmeister – Vice President Systems Engineering Vehicle, Robert Bosch GmbH

  • William Wei – Chief Technology Officer, Foxconn Group

  • Prof. Dr. Peter E Pfeffer – Automotive Engineering, Munich University of Applied Sciences

Titled “Chassis Systems – a new approach to OEM and Tier 1 collaboration?” this 100-minute-long EuroBrake Strategy Panel takes place during EuroBrake 2021, and will include consideration of the following:

  • A new era of OEM-supplier collaboration

  • Standardization – requirements and opportunities

  • Supply chain evolution

  • Scientific tasks and working fields

  • Main interface challenges

  • Outlook and future opportunities

The EuroBrake Strategy Panel will address these topics and more, raising awareness of the strategic issues shaping chassis systems development and how they impact everything from braking technology to automaker value propositions. 

Members of the EuroBrake Strategy Panel will be available to support follow-up discussions during and after EuroBrake 2021.

The EuroBrake Strategy Panel event takes place on Wednesday 19 May 2021, 15:00 – 16:40 CEST.

This event is available to all EuroBrake 2021 ticket holders.


For more information about EuroBrake 2021, contact Gemma Wilkins (

Notes to Editors 

  •     EuroBrake is the largest braking technology and strategy event in the world. 

  •    The EuroBrake 2021 technical programme features over 90 technical presentations, two expert panels, two keynote speeches, and unique networking sessions. 

  •    FISITA is the international network for automotive mobility engineers, representing over 200,000 engineers in more than 30 countries. 

  •     Since 1948, FISITA has provided a global platform for knowledge exchange between industry and academia. FISITA is also a leading advocate for the education of engineers, creating pathways for existing and future talent through its established links with the industry. 

  •    FISITA helps guide the future direction of the automotive engineering profession by contributing to the development of safe, sustainable and affordable technology for mobility. 

  •    FISITA organises a number of global events, including EuroBrake, the world's largest braking conference and exhibition. FISITA also organises the FISITA World Automotive Summit, an exclusive annual meeting of industry leaders, and the FISITA World Automotive Congress, a forum for industry experts, engineers and executives to exchange ideas and discuss the trends that drive the automotive mobility industry forward. 

  •    For more information about FISITA see and follow FISITA on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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