2019 was a Great Year at World Auto Forum
We saw some record breaking Digital Engagement round the globe
We did some innovative programs
We had a record People Inductions at WAF Hall of Fame
We partnered SIAM as media Partners
Looking forward to even more Excitement in 2020
by World Auto Forum Editorial Team
World Auto Forum organised the 5th IVASS – India Vehicle After Sales Summit on Sat 14 Dec 2019 at Radisson Gurugram Udyog Vihar.
Top After Sales Heads & Teams from Hyundai Motor India, Fiat Chrysler India, TVS Motor Co, Hero MotoCorp, Tata Motors CVBU and PVBU, their Dealers and Suppliers in the room
WAF Awards 2019, the most aspirational awards in the Auto Sector held.
Powered by Research by IIT Delhi
WINNERS TOOK CENTRE STAGE TONIGHT
New Delhi | 8th November 2019 | https://worldautoforum.com/awards
An Award which is more of an Elimination than a Selection. Running Successfully in its 7th Edition.
Powered by Quadruple Elimination Process. Research by IIT Delhi.
Ladies & Gentlemen presenting the Hon’ble Jury of 7th World Auto Forum Awards for Auto Makers CXOs.
Q: Why is the WAF Award one of the toughest to win and why is it so aspirational ?
Power Panels, Stellar Sessions, Hall of Fame Ceremony, Product Display Contests, Innovation Contest, Mini Exhibition, Media Displays, Valedictory, Phew! at India Shared Mobility Summit by World Auto Forum.
New Delhi | 8th Sep 2019 | https://worldautoforum.com/isms
World Auto Forum, the organization that connects the entire Auto Industry across 125 countries, is going to present India’s first comprehensive program on Shared Mobility – India Shared Mobility Summit (ISMS). The event will take place on Friday, 13th September 2019 at Holiday Inn, Aerocity, New Delhi.
Digital Coffee Table Book on India’s Finest Auto CMOs
Auto CMO Roundtable on Digital
Innovative Strategies to fight the Slowdown! Let the Champions Emerge!
URGENT PRESS RELEASE
New Delhi | April 30, 2019 | https://WorldAutoForum.com
World Auto Forum partners NASSCOM, FICCI & A.T. Kearney to successfully hold world’s first ever automotive program on AI, IoT and Blockchain technologies, WAFit 2019.
Protection of Connected Vehicles and Industry IoT declared a National Priority
Urgent need to have a regulatory framework for legal enterprise applications of Blockchain.
April 26, 2019
URGENT PRESS RELEASE
NASSCOM, FICCI & A.T. Kearney join hands with World Auto Forum to present the world’s first ever automotive program on AI, IoT and Blockchain technology
New Delhi: We all have been hearing about AI-Artificial Intelligence that it is the next big thing that will revolutionize the world just like the internet. The day is not too far when our cars will be powered by AI and it’s going to happen within the next 5 years! To discuss and to co-create a win-win and responsible automotive ecosystem powered by these emerging technologies, NASSCOM – Centre of Excellence -IoT, FICCI & A.T. Kearney have joined hands with ‘World Auto Forum’ to present the worlds first ever automotive program on AI, IoT & Blockchain – 3rd edition of WAFit -World Auto Forum on IT that will take place at Holiday Inn Aerocity, New Delhi on Sat 27th April 2019.
View WAF MasterClass Pics here : http://bit.ly/WAFMAPicsFB
WAF MasterClass encompassed :
I. 4 Power Key Notes by the Best M&A Pros
II. Case Studies Based Simulation Group Presentations
III. Panel Discussion & Debriefing All day Learnings
iV. Distribution of Certificates & Valedictory Ceremony
World Auto Forum is the Global Think Tank with members, fans, Followers in 125 Countries.
Last Week we organised India’s First MasterClass on M&A at Automotive.
20 Top Auto CXOs, with Top M&A PROs of India came together for the WAF MasterClass.
Anuj Guglani CEO World Auto Forum gave a keynote address on Future of Work, Tech & Augmented Intelligence during “The CEOs Meet” Organised by Amity University, Greater Noida
It was received well by the Faculty and Students!
He mentioned , he returns with lots of new ideas to action. He was delightfully impressed with the energy and enthusiasm of fellow CEOs, Faculty and Students
A few moments :
PRESS RELEASE by WORLD AUTO FORUM 11 Dec 2018, New Delhi
Auto OEM’s, Dealers, Suppliers, Aftermarket, Parts Co’s & Service Providers come together for 4th IVASS – India Vehicle After Sales Summit by World Auto Forum to Co-Create a Win-Win future. A Safer, Greener and a Highly Skilled EcoSystem.
Three Industry Stalwarts inducted in the Global Automotive Hall of Fame at World Auto Forum.
Industry Stakeholders announce a Special Task Force for Skill Development of roadside Mechanics and Technicians at 4th IVASS
26th October 2018 | New Delhi | Press release by World Auto Forum |
6th World Auto Forum (WAF) Awards 2018 for Auto Maker CXOs held on Friday, 26th October 2018 at New Delhi
Pictures from the Awards ceremony : http://bit.ly/wafawards18pics
Ceremony Videos at WAF TV : https://worldautoforum.com/waf-tv
Main WAF Awards Site : https://worldautoforum.com/awards
World’s Very FIRST Automotive Legal Experts Network at India for the World!
Prof Rajiv Khanna Former Dean Faculty of Law, University of Delhi and Mr S Ramaswamy, Medha Advisors, Former Group GC Honda Cars & Escorts Ltd inducted in International Legal Hall of Fame at World Auto Forum
Who is Liable when an Autonomous Vehicle crashes ? What is our readiness to counter Cyber Attacks ? What are the safety and Environment compliances for EV’s ? What are the Legal implications of AI and Machine Learning ? How do we empower our Supply Chains with Smart Contracts powered by Blockchain ? Do we have clarity on New Safety rules ? How would BS-6 Norms impact us ?
Its time to have an AUTOMOTIVE LEGAL DISCUSSION !
20th Sept 2018 | New Delhi
PRESS RELEASE from WORLD AUTO FORUM
EV Makers, Auto OEM’s, Dealer Principals, Industry veterans, IP Firms, IT Companies and above all EV Innovators come together for HEVEN – Hybrid & EV Expert Network by World Auto Forum
The second meeting of HEVEN – Hybrid & EV Expert Network by World Auto Forum was held recently at New Delhi. It was well attended by MD’s & CEO’s of EV Makers, functional Heads from Auto OEM’s, Auto Dealer Principals, Industry veterans, IP Firms, IT Companies and above all EV Innovators!
Organised by World Auto Forum, an organization that connects Auto industry across 125 countries.
Anuj Guglani, CEO, World Auto Forum gave the welcome Keynote and moderated all three HEVEN Expert Panels. He shared the importance of reducing dependency on Fossil Fuels for Electricity Generation & managing end to end battery Lifecycle. He spoke of a low Carbon Society, where each company gets a green rating based on their carbon footprint. The Company’s Consumers earn redeemable green credits on buying the company’s products or availing its services based on the company’s green rating. He mentioned that a Low Carbon world is tech and fuel agnostic. The EV’s, BS6, Fuel Cell EV, Plug in hybrids EV all being means to the end. Continue reading “India Action Plan decided at 2nd Meeting of Hybrid & EV Expert Network”
27th July 2018 | New Delhi
PRESS RELEASE from WORLD AUTO FORUM
Auto Gurus, Mktg Gurus, Social Media Gurus powered Co-Creation of a Win-win Future of the Automotive!
New Delhi, Oct 27, 2017
First Hybrid & Electric Vehicles Expert Network held at New Delhi.
Environment Protection, Development of EV EcoSystem & Consumer Adoption Key Priorities
World Auto Forum to release Action Document on Hybrids & EV’s in partnership with Globally Renowned research firm Markets and Markets
World Auto Forum connects Auto Industry in 125 Countries. Recently it organised HEVEN – Hybrid & EV Expert Network at Hotel Hyatt Regency, New Delhi
It was well attended by Policy Makers from Niti Aayog, State govt Representatives, Senior Auto Industry Leaders, Suppliers, Designers, Tech Innovators and Academia
World Auto Forum thanks its Annual Partners for making #HEVEN17 happen. Gallops Motors, India’s Leading Auto Retailer provides class leading Customer experience. Auto ji is the leader in Auto Spare Parts Business. They have mastered cutting edge technology and processes in Supply Chain, E Commerce & Warehousing Innovations. Both working with leading Auto OEM’s in the country. MotorUncle.com is the online destination for Confused Car Buyer and Hassled Car Service Consumer. In a short time, it has served several customers pan India and created happy moments with their cars.
During the Welcome Address, Anuj Guglani, CEO World Auto Forum mentioned, “The Electric Continue reading “First Hybrid & Electric Vehicles Expert Network held at New Delhi.”
New Delhi – Nov 17, 2017
5th World Auto Forum (WAF) Awards for Auto Maker CXO’s. Ceremony held
• An award based on the Unique, Tested, Tried & Proven Quadruple Elimination Process that recognises Winning People behind the Winning Cars, Bikes & Trucks!
New Delhi – Nov 17, 2017 – 5th World Auto Forum Awards for Auto Maker CXO’s shall be held today. These prestigious awards are powered by the Unique Quadruple Elimination Process: 1. Selection Parameters finalised by CXO’s from the Auto Makers. 2. Exhaustive research by young researchers from IIT Delhi 3. Multiple Jury Rounds 4. Reference Checks.
This year the selection was made from a total of 40 Auto Makers in India and their 248 CXO’s. The WAF Award truly celebrates the Authentic Winning Performance of CXO’s / Functional Heads amongst the Auto Makers. The awards are in the categories of CV Makers, Two Wheeler Makers, Passenger Vehicle Makers, Best Innovation, Luxury 2 Wheeler and Luxury PV Makers.
Our Hon’ble Jury Members for 2017 World Auto Forum Awards:
PRESS RELEASE World Auto Forum 9 December 2017 New Delhi
3rd IVASS – India Vehicle After Sales Summit is a FULL HOUSE!
Another Awesome Summit by World Auto Forum
World Auto Forum connects Auto Suppliers, Auto Makers and Auto Dealers in 125 Countries.
If it’s the Second Sat of Dec and you have the Auto OEM’s After Sales & Parts Heads, their teams, Auto Dealers and Service & Workshop Equipment makers, Innovators, CRM Experts, AR/VR Evangelists in a hall for a day, It has to be the IVASS Day!
World Auto forum which connects the auto Industry worldwide. It has been organising the IVASS – India Vehicle After Sales Summit. Running in its third year, the response from the Vehicle After Sales eco System has only been growing year after Year.
19th March 2018 | Delhi | #WAFit ! |
World Auto Forum on Information Technology [WAFit! 2018] buzzed with great ideas and extensive debates on Artificial intelligence, Augmented reality, Virtual reality, Machine learning, Cloud and Cyber security
World Auto Forum on Information Technology [WAFit! 2018] held in Delhi on 16th of March 2018 at Radisson Blu Plaza, Delhi Airport came to conclusion amidst great ideas and extensive debates.
Presented by World Auto Forum that connects the Auto industry across 125 countries, this day-long event brought together industry veterans, industry experts, new-age entrepreneurs and professionals from across the spectrum, representing emerging technologies that will be impacting Automotive sector in a major way in the years to come.
Artificial intelligence, Augmented reality, Virtual reality, Machine learning, Cloud and Cyber security were some of the topics that were warmly discussed and some of them, hotly debated! It was this interesting mix of divergent opinions and different perspectives that made WAFit! 2018, an exciting blend of Technological innovations at play and Auto industry’s readiness to adapt to this changing environment.