The first post pandemic Vehicle Electronics and Connected Services, VECS, conference had its kick-off the 17th May 2022 in Gothenburg. This highly popular conference had over 1400 automotive professionals visiting from all over the world, with keynote sessions tackling topics such as “Trends and Drivers Shaping the Future of Mobility”, “Technical Challenges & Solutions” and “The future of Automotive Services”. The first day provided inspiring talks about future trends and impressive innovations, how we can succeed with software defined vehicles, CI/CD (Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment) and connectivity. The second and final day, invited the participants to choose from seven different tracks, where one was dedicated to automotive cybersecurity. This track provided insights on the challenges that the automotive industry needs to address the upcoming years.