January 4, 2015

Re/code’s Lauren Goode summed up the growing connected car presence at 2015 CES: “…over the past few years, automakers have really upped their game at CES, showing off “connected” car features and teasing autonomous vehicles. CES 2015 will be no exception: At least 10 auto companies will be in attendance at the show, up one from last year. This includes Audi, BMW, Toyota, General Motors, Mercedes-Benz and Ford.”

Here’s an insider’s guide to the connected car-related events taking place at CES 2015.


CES Vehicle Intelligence Marketplace

LVCC, North Plaza

The Vehicle Intelligence Marketplace explores the road to driverless mobility. This area features a variety of technologies that support the future of autonomous/automated driving, including parking assist, collision avoidance, emergency braking and much more.


Consumer Telematics Show

January 5, The Rio Hotel and Casino

Tech Revolution in Automotive: Connectivity Paves The Way For The ‘Self-Learning’ Car. The Consumer Telematics Show (CTS) kicks off the calendar year for the connected car community, serving two strategic purposes; it gives automakers a platform for new partnership and product announcements and acts as the largest and most focused meeting point for 500+ automotive execs during International CES®.


Creating a Seamless Life Through Connected Cars

January 5, 2:15-3:15 PM, LVCC, North Hall, Room N258

The ‘connected car’ is a hot topic in the auto and consumer electronics industries. But what is the ‘connected car’ in the minds of consumers? Where do we see clear market demand for features? Ultimately, what should brands do to optimize future success?


Creating a Compelling Connected Car Experience

January 6, 7-8:45am, Treasure Island Hotel, Ballroom C-D-E-F

Join FierceWireless Editor-in-Chief, Sue Marek, and a distinguished panel of experts as they explore the opportunities and challenges of connected car technologies.


Beyond the Connected Car: Transforming Personal Mobility

January 6, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM; LVCC, North Hall, Room N253

With the world’s population growing and becoming more urbanized, the century-old model of the car as the primary means of personal transportation will eventually prove unsustainable. Technology driven solutions are emerging to move the masses more efficiently and safely.


Obstacles on the Road to Self-Driving Cars

January 7, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM, LVCC, North Hall, Room N261

The self-driving car is here and works remarkably well, but it will be years before you can buy one. Mechanics are the least of the obstacles. Experts discuss regulations, legislation and privacy issues that need addressing before driverless cars become a reality.


4G and the Connected Car

January 7, 1-2 PM, LVCC, North Hall, Room N253

In-car technology lets drivers do more behind the wheel. But is it safe, and what’s next? Hear from CNET’s panel of automotive experts how connectivity will change the industry and the way our dashboards look, feel and function.


Eye on Automotive Technology

January 7, 3:30-4:30 PM, LVCC, North Hall, Room N261

From self-parking cars, gesture-controlled infotainment systems to head-up displays that augment reality, car technology is advancing so quickly that it’s hard to imagine what’s next. Industry insiders offer a glimpse of what’s coming down the pike in 2015 and beyond.


Bosch CES Executive Reception

January 7, 6:0-9 PM, Penske Wynn Ferrari

During the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, Bosch will host an exclusive networking reception at the Penske Wynn Ferrari Dealership in Las Vegas. Join Bosch Executives at this exquisite facility as they will share their vision of connected assets leveraging the Internet of Things. Attending Bosch divisions include Software Innovations, Automotive Electronics, Connected Devices and Solutions, Motorsport and Car Multimedia, Power Tec, BSH appliances and more.


Drive Safely with the CE Industry

January 8, 10:15-11:15 AM, LVCC, North Hall, Room N253

Technology has dramatically improved the driving experience. Yet some drivers find it difficult to use modern technology responsibly, taking their eyes off the road when using electronic devices. We will look at industry initiatives to make everyone safer on the road.


Connect2Car: Big Data, Big Insights…Big Opportunity

January 8, 1-3 PM, LVCC, North Hall, Room N256

This panel will provide valuable insight into how the collection and analysis of newly available data creates an unprecedented understanding of consumer behaviors and preferences – allowing for new competitive opportunities to greatly enhance your customer’s driving experience and your brand’s value.


Collaboration: Protecting Connected Cars within the IoT?

January 8, 3:30-4:30 PM, LVCC, North Hall, Room N256

This panel will discuss connected car vulnerability and the consequential critical need to address core cyber security issues well before the point of exponential attack growth along with what initiatives are being taken by OEM’s and suppliers to keep vehicles and passengers safe.