What it Takes to ‘Win’ the Unstoppable Electrification Race

It’s too early to place bets on the ultimate winners of the great vehicle electrification race, but the best odds are on automakers and suppliers that embrace disruption and empower innovation to fulfill customer expectations. The accelerated pace of invention and transformation across the entire electrified vehicle (EV) ecosystem is creating countless opportunities and obstacles, as reinforced in Molex’s recent survey, Innovation in Automotive Electrification.

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The Car of 2030: An Extension of the Connected Home

When thinking about what cars will look and be like in 2030, there’s a lot to get excited about, according to findings of Molex’s recently released “The Future of Automotive” survey. Topping the list, we can expect the majority of these vehicles to be electric and safer while offering a full menu of connectivity options and customized experiences.

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Mike Bloomgren was named Senior Vice President and President of Molex’s Transportation and Industrial Solutions Division in January 2016. Mike joined Molex in 1984 as a Sales Engineer and assumed various sales management roles including Director of Sales, Automotive in 2001. In 2003, Mike was promoted to President, Automotive Division for the Americas Region. Following a global restructuring in 2007, Mike was named Vice President, Product and Project Management, Global Transportation Division, a position he retained until being promoted to Vice President and General Manager of the Transportation Business Unit in July 2011. In that role he was responsible for managing the business and operations for TBU as part of the Global Commercial Products Division. Prior to joining Molex, Mike worked as a Manufacturers’ Representative serving EMS and component manufacturers in Southern California. Mike graduated from Redlands University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.