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SEMA Garage to Moderate ADAS Education Session for Work Truck Week 2024

By Luis Morales, SEMA Director of Vehicle Technology

In conjunction with the National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Week 2024, the SEMA Garage will be moderating and presenting an all-new educational course: Considerations for Driver Assistance Technology and Second-Stage Commercial Vehicles.

Work Truck Week SEMA Garage ADAS seminar

The purpose of the course is to provide an in-depth overview of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and their functions, review current ADAS test methodologies, and provide data-driven guidance for upfitting vehicles with ADAS technologies. 

The specific course objectives are to: 

  • Educate attendees on ADAS systems, functions and testing. 
  • Inform attendees of emerging ADAS standards. 
  • Provide guidance for upfitting vehicles with ADAS technologies. 

The following industry subject-matter experts will be in attendance: 

  • Mike Muller - Presenter and moderator of the panel.
  • Cody Harris - Presenter, panelist and subject-matter expert on heavy-duty truck ADAS testing from the Transportation Research Company.
  • Bill Chew - Presenter, panelist and subject-matter expert on Ford Transit vans who will speak about ADAS guidance for second-stage manufacturers. 
  • Kevin Sumrak - Presenter, panelist and subject-matter expert for Wabash will speak about upfitting of ADAS technology integration.
  • Luis Morales, SEMA director of vehicle technology, and Mike Mohacsi, SEMA vice president, garages and OEM Relations will also both be in attendance to participate in panel discussions and Q&A sessions. 

Event Information: 

Course Title: Considerations for Driver Assistance Technology and Second-Stage Commercial Vehicles
Course Location: Room 130, NTEA Work Truck Week, Indiana Convention Center 
Course Date and Time: Tuesday, March 5, 1:30 p.m. EST
Scheduled Topics: 

  • Overview of ADAS systems.
  • Heavy-duty ADAS test methodologies. 
  • Review of relevant federal motor vehicle safety standards. 
  • Aftermarket ADAS functionality of modified vehicles research – presented by the SEMA Garage. 
  • Example guidance for upfitting vehicles. 
  • Upfitter ADAS technology integration. 

Developed by experts in the field, this course is an exciting opportunity to stay at the forefront of vehicle technology and engage with a group of like-minded peers. Join us! 

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