Future of Safety, Connectivity and Infotainment to be Debated by Automotive Experts in Dearborn

DETROIT AND LONDON, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Leading officials and automotive experts are to gather on 3 and 4 of December 2013 in Dearborn, Michigan to discuss "The Future of Safety, Connectivity and Infotainment' at the Intelligent Car USA 2013 congress.

The debate will explore the safety advantages of connected vehicles and the future challenges faced by an industry focusing upon driverless cars. Key topics include Safety, Advanced Driver Awareness Systems (ADAS), Autonomous Vehicle, Infotainment, Human Machine Interface (HMI), Cyber security, Convenience, Connectivity and Infrastructure.

Intelligent Car USA 2013 will attract 200 experts from industry that are keen to debate the future of a technology that is committed to safer driving and reducing collisions and fatalities.

Leading the debate will be David L. Strickland, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), US Department of Transportation.

Other leading experts and visionaries speaking include:

Johan Jungwirth - Preesident & CEO, Mercedes Benz R&D, North America

Carla Bailo, President - Nissan Technical Center North America and Sr. Vice President - Nissan R&D Americas and Total Customer Satisfaction

Steve Kenner - Global Director, Automotive Safety Office, Ford

Maarten Sierhus, Director, Nissan Research Center Silicon Valley, Nissan North America Anders Tylman-Mikiewicz, General Manager, Volvo Monoriting & Concept Center, Volvo Cars

Henry Bzeih, Head of Infotainment and Telematics, Kia Motors

and executives from University of Michigan Research Institute, UIEvolution, Symphony Teleca, NNG, NXP, Covisint, Visteon, Cisco, Delphi, PLDS, BSquare, Stollmann E&V, Freescale and many more…..

"It's an incredibly exciting time for the automotive industry and their supplier eco system - as the focus becomes consumer centric, with the car being the ultimate connected device. We see the emergence of the Intelligent Car going well beyond the connected car. The Intelligent Car with new automated vehicle technologies being developed and implemented by automakers and others has a real potential of extending convenience, whilst significantly reducing the many thousands of fatalities each year' commented Garry Freeney, Director, Intelligent Car USA 2013. 'We look forward to meeting over 200 experts, visionaries and colleagues, in what is set to be over 20 hours of thought provoking debate, expert opinion and networking."

Intelligent Car USA 2013 will take place at The Henry, Dearborn, Michigan on the 3-4 December 2013.

For more information on attending or participating please visit http://www.intelligentcar2013.com

SOURCE: Intelligent Car USA 2013

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