The automotive and smart mobility landscape in the Netherlands’s latest audio interview “The Automotive and Smart Mobility Landscape in the Netherlands” features Bram Hendrix. Hendrix is ​​Program Manager, Smart Mobility & Internationalization at RAI Automotive Industry NL, the Dutch cluster organization for the automotive industry, mobility sector and automotive education sector with approximately 190 members. Members work on major societal challenges towards the three zeros: accidents, congestion and emissions. The four areas of expertise of the Dutch automotive industry are smart and green mobility, manufacturing and materials.

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In the 9-minute audio interview, Hendrix addresses these questions:

  • The Dutch automotive industry is not well known. What do we need to know about the industry?
  • In Roland Berger’s Automotive Disruption Radar, the Netherlands is ranked #1. Please explain why.
  • Investments and activities in Smart & Green Mobility are significant. Why?
  • What does the future of the Dutch automotive and mobility landscape look like?
  • Why should others work with the Dutch?

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About Bram Hendrix

Prior to joining RAI Automotive Industry NL, Hendrix was Smart Mobility policy advisor for the city region of Eindhoven and the province of North Brabant from 2007 to 2015. He was responsible for several complex (C)-ITS projects and programs intelligent mobility, where he focused on car-to-car communication and car-to-infrastructure communication.

At RAI Automotive Industry, NL Bram is responsible for the Smart Mobility program and the global internationalization strategy. Bram has a lot of experience in international collaboration and the organization of different events such as fairs, trade and innovation missions and bilateral collaborations. These activities focus on France, the United States of America and Germany.

For the past 16 years, Hendrix has also been an active member of the municipal council of his municipality (Horst aan de Maas). He obtained his Master of Political Science (MSc) at Radboud University in Nijmegen (Netherlands).

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