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Future Trends and Challenges for Connector Solutions in Industrial and Commercial Vehicles


With vehicle electrical architecture evolving, there is strong demand for connectors that deliver more features and benefits.The new design trends bring technical challenges such as higher density and a mix of contacts, making it essential to partner with engineers who develop robust connector solutions tailored to one’s specific needs. This 60-minute Webinar focuses on the technical considerations for connectors used in harsh-environment applications.

Topics include:

  • Higher density and easy-to-assemble connector solutions
  • Increased electronics applications
  • High-temperature and flammability considerations

An audience Q&A session will follow the technical presentation.


Jean-Paul Gervais, Global Product Manager, TE Connectivity

Jean-Paul Gervais has 25 years of product management experience with connectivity systems for harsh environment applications. As a Global Product Manager at TE Connectivity (TE), he works with industrial and commercial vehicle customers to provide the most reliable, rugged connection systems. While supporting TE’s DEUTSCH Round Contact System portfolio, Jean-Paul has focused his efforts on new product introduction to ensure that TE continues to solve the technical and performance challenges of the industrial and commercial transportation (ICT) market.

Mareike Landahl, Product Manager, TE Connectivity

Mareike Landahl serves as a Product Manager within TE Connectivity's core portfolio of Stamped Contacts Systems. Her focus is to ensure that the product developments align perfectly with the market trends and customer needs in order to deliver an extraordinary customer experience in the commercial vehicle market. Mareike also recently took responsibility of product management of circular, bolt, and unsealed in EMEA.


Amanda Hosey, Editor, SAE Media Group

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