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Google's John Krafcik Joins Automotive Forum
Self-Driving, Luxury Marketing, Future of Mobility Among Program Topics

NEW YORK, March 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York International Auto Show, J.D. Power and NADA today announced John Krafcik, CEO of the Google Self-Driving Project, as its latest presenter for the 2016 Automotive Forum, scheduled for March 22 at NYC's Grand Hyatt hotel.

Krafcik is expected to discuss how Google is shaking up the auto industry with its self-driving vehicles, how the cars work and why they matter now and in the future. 

The Automotive Forum brings together leaders from OEMs, suppliers, retailers, and the media to discuss how industry and economic conditions will shape the future.

The Forum and its partners will go beyond the headlines and explore how recent developments will impact all aspects of the auto industry, offering a mixture of keynote addresses and panels to explore from several perspectives. 

To check out the full agenda and register, visit

The Auto Show runs from March 25 - April 3 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. Press Preview days are March 23 & 24

Important 2016 Show Dates

Press Preview, March 23 & 24 (credentials required)
Public Sneak Preview, March 25
Public Show Dates, March 25 - April 3 
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SOURCE New York International Auto Show

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