NextEnergy To Host ITS Briefing On Advanced Autos

DETROIT — NextEnergy, Chrysler Group LLC and Qualcomm will host a media briefing Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to showcase the future of smart transportation and energy.

Demonstration vehicles from Chrysler and Qualcomm will be on hand to show a variety of future automotive technology possibilities, from Qualcomm’s Halo wireless electric vehicle charging system to a Fiat 500 electric vehicle that Chrysler says could become part of a future home energy system.

Besides the technology demonstrations, the event will feature a panel discussion with NextEnergy president and CEO Jean Redfield; Michael Duhaime, global director of electrified powertrain for Chrysler Group; and Amir Panush, director of product management for Qualcomm Atheros. The panel will be moderated by Matt Roush, director of communications and public relations at The Engineering Society of Detroit.

A limited number of seats for interested members of the automotive and energy industries are available. Please RSVP to Joe Ferlito at or (313) 567-5031.

NextEnergy is located at 461 Burroughs St. in Detroit.

The event is part of the Intelligent Transportation Systems 21st World Congress, being held Sept. 7-11 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

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