Visteon Presents a Deep Lineup of Activities at 2014 ITS World Congress in Detroit Sept. 7-11 - ABC 12 – WJRT – Flint, MI

Visteon Presents a Deep Lineup of Activities at 2014 ITS World Congress in Detroit Sept. 7-11

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Global auto supplier to provide transportation insights through panels, technology exhibit, vehicle-to-vehicle ride-and-drive and technical paper

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation  (NYSE: VC) will be highly involved in the 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Detroit, which brings an increased level of anticipation since it is taking place in the Motor City.

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"Visteon appreciates the opportunity the ITS World Congress offers the state of Michigan and the automotive industry, and we are actively supporting this world-class event to make it the most successful one yet," said Tim Leuliette, president and CEO of Visteon. Visteon is involved in three main areas of the event: panel sessions, the technology showcase and exhibitions.

Sessions: The ITS World Congress at Cobo Center includes a wide range of discussions on a variety of topics. Types of panels include chief technical officer plenary sessions, special interest sessions and technical sessions. The following list details the sessions with Visteon representatives, including one with Tim Leuliette, a World Congress Honorary Committee member.

  • Sept. 8, Noon to 2:30 p.m., Grand Ballroom A – "CTO Plenary Session – Vision of ITS in 2025," Tim Yerdon, vice president of design, marketing and connected services.
  • Sept. 8, 3-4:30 p.m., room 140D – "The Economics and Partnerships Driving Connected Cars," Tim Yerdon, vice president, design, marketing and connected services.
  • Sept. 9, 8:30-10 a.m., Grand Ballroom A – "Reinventing Business Models for the New ITS," Tim Leuliette, president and CEO.
  • Sept. 10, 10:30 a.m. to noon, room 356 – "Vehicle and Driver Communication Systems," Rick Zerod, technical fellow.
  • Sept. 11, 8:30-10 a.m., room 140C – "Advanced Connected Vehicle Technology – Security and Certification, Brian Daugherty, associate director, advanced development and intellectual property.

Technology Showcase: Located on Belle Isle in Detroit, the technology showcase features demonstrations promoting the latest individual technologies and highlights the growing integration of intelligent transportation systems. Visteon will present its vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology through a ride-and-drive in which vehicle occupants will experience a fully integrated cockpit human machine interaction (HMI) under three scenarios: obstructed stopped vehicle ahead warning, emergency electronic brake light warning, and slippery road condition ahead warning.

Exhibit: Inside Cobo Center at Booth 801, Visteon will present technologies that focus on supporting vehicle connectivity. The exhibit will include a sampling of production and near-term solutions in telematics, audio and infotainment. Additionally, a number of cockpit concepts will be on display, including one designed for an autonomous vehicle.

Read a blog from Brian Daugherty, about the World Congress and the recent NHTSA announcements at 

About Visteon

Visteon is a global automotive supplier delivering value for vehicle manufacturers and shareholders through two high-growth core businesses: automotive cockpit electronics and thermal management. Visteon owns 70 percent of Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp., the world's second largest provider of vehicle thermal management solutions. Visteon designs, engineers and manufactures innovative components and systems for virtually every vehicle manufacturer worldwide. With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Mich. (U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; Visteon has facilities in 32 countries and employs about 29,000 people. Visteon had sales of $7.4 billion in 2013. Learn more at

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