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SDO: SAE International


Primary Contact

Christian Thiele
Director Global Ground Vehicle Standards
755 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 1600,
Troy, MI 48084
Phone: 248.273.2455
Fax: 248.294.2494

Organizational Overview

SAE International is a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance mobility knowledge and solutions for the benefit of humanity.

SAE International is the leader in connecting and educating mobility professionals to enable safe, clean, and accessible mobility solutions, by way of mobility standards development, cooperative research, STEM education and professional development.

SAE is a global association of more than 200,000 members, volunteers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle industries.

Scope of Standards Developing Activity

SAE International, is an organization that develops mobility standards through voluntary consensus standards bodies, domestic (national), regional, and international. SAE International is the world’s leading authority in mobility standards development.

SAE International continues to evolve to meet the standardization needs of aerospace and ground mobility industry, with a focus new emerging technologies (Additive manufacturing, ADAS, Automated driving, hybrid & Electric vehicles, etc.), but also a continued affirmation of over 9000+ existing standard documents. All of this is done with clear cooperation from a industry, academia and government on a global scale.

SAE has over 800 technical committees with 11,000+ subject matter experts developing our documents , with oversight by our councils, to ensure SAE meets the guidelines established by the World Trade Organization for the development of international standards.

Today’s SAE standards and related programs serve every aspect of industry—from design/integrate to build/manufacture to operate/maintain in the aerospace, automotive, marine, commercial and military sectors—worldwide

International Activities by Region


Shanghai, PRC
Room 2506, Litong Plaza, No. 1350 North Sichuan Road, Hongkou,
Shanghai, 200080, P.R. China
Phone: +86-21-6140-8900


SAE Europe
Fred. Roeskestraat 115 1076
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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