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Delphi to Lead Dialogue, Showcase Technology Demonstrations at ITS 2014

Companies mentioned in this article: Delphi Automotive PLC

GILLINGHAM, England -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) will share connected vehicle and autonomous driving insights and innovations at this year’s World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), being help Sept. 7-11 in Detroit.

"Delphi is as energized about leading smart dialogue around the industry’s challenges and opportunities as we are to share innovations like our Driver State Sensor and Workload Manager, which promise to have a profound impact on driver safety,” said Jeff Owens, Delphi's chief technology officer. "The ITS World Congress is an excellent platform for demonstrating Delphi’s advanced work in the connected vehicle space.”

At the show, Delphi experts will lead discussions during several panel sessions. Delphi will also demonstrate and display advanced safety technologies at Cobo Hall (booth #2401) and Belle Isle (Zone 2) during the Congress.

Activities include:

  • CTO Summit keynote:Time to Get Real’ presentation on automated driving and V2V communications, delivered by Delphi Chief Executive Officer and President Rodney O’Neal – Monday, Sept. 8, noon
  • CTO Summit panels: “The Future of ITS in the Modern World” moderated by Delphi Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Jeff Owens – Monday, Sept. 8, noon – 2:30 p.m.
  • CTO Summit panel:Future mobility” moderated by Delphi Vice President and Chief Technologist, Andrew Brown – Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Additionally, Delphi will showcase advanced connected vehicle and autonomous driving technologies:

  • Driver State Sensor and Workload Manager (Belle Isle, Zone 2) – A Dodge Charger equipped with a driver state sensor – featuring active workload manager system linked with forward looking radar, adaptive safety warnings, and exogenous display – will be available for test rides. The car also features Delphi’s MyFi® infotainment system, which connects users to their personal information and entertainment while mitigating driver distraction and maximizing safety.
  • Tesla S (Delphi booth #2401) – Delphi has equipped a Tesla Model S with technologies that demonstrate the road to automated driving. Some of these fundamental building blocks for future automated vehicles are already on the road – and part of Delphi’s award-winning portfolio. An Augmented Reality demonstration will be available to provide attendees a real-world experience with the driver-assistance systems integrated in the vehicle.
  • Delphi Connect (Delphi booth #2401) – The device, which has gained national attention for its connectivity capabilities, allows consumers to stay connected while driving. With 4G LTE WiFi hotspot, virtual remote access, geo-fencing and vehicle tracking, drivers will have peace of mind knowing they can be in constant communication with their vehicle. Congress attendees will have the opportunity to utilize the technology to better understand its differentiating features.
  • Shuttle Bus Connectivity (Route between Cobo Center and Belle Isle) – Delphi has partnered with University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute, ARADA Systems and Mobile Data Holdings to develop a V2X demonstration on two shuttle busses. The demonstration will offer riders insights on their surroundings through vehicle connectivity, including communicating specifics about area buildings and businesses, pedestrian detection, and information regarding available parking and other convenient details. Wireless charging for mobile devices will also be available on the buses.

About Delphi

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) is a leading global supplier of technologies for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets. Headquartered in Gillingham, England, Delphi operates major technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support services in 32 countries, with regional headquarters in Bascharage, Luxembourg; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China and Troy, Michigan, U.S. Delphi delivers innovation for the real world with technologies that make cars and trucks safer as well as more powerful, efficient and connected. Visit

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