Coming Up at CES: Visteon to Debut Car-to-Car Technology


Visteon Corp. has big plans for the 2014 International CES, which opens to the public Tuesday in Las Vegas. For the first time, the Van Buren Township-based automotive supplier will showcase its cockpit electronics experience developed for Renault’s new connected car project, which includes autonomous driving features.

Visteon’s cockpit demonstrator was first unveiled at the LeWeb’13 Paris event in December, and allows drivers and passengers to access features such as video calls via voice, touch, and advanced displays while in autonomous driving mode.

During the Consumer Electronics Show, the supplier will also showcase advanced connectivity and infotainment solutions based on open architecture, a type of software that simplifies the process of modifying existing platforms.

“Visteon is engaged in several organizations that accelerate an open architecture strategy,” says Martin T. Thall, president of Visteon Electronics, a division of Visteon Corp. “Not only do we contribute to the latest industry advancements, but we’ve also actively formed productive affiliations with other business leaders to deliver greater value to our customers.”

Visteon works with groups including Genivi, an alliance committed to driving the adoption of an in-vehicle infotainment open-source development platform; Car 2 Car Communication Consortium, which promotes worldwide harmonization of vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications; and the Wireless Power Consortium, who aims to establish a global standard for wirelessly charging electronic products.