The Car Connectivity Consortium® (CCC) announced the appointment of DENSO as its newest Charter member. With this announcement, the CCC also welcomes Eric Smith, chief architect, digital key, at DENSO, who will be joining its Board of Directors.
DENSO joins charter members Apple, BMW, Ford, General Motors, Google, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, NXP, Panasonic, Samsung, Thales, Volkswagen and Xiaomi with representatives on the Board.
Working together with its 190+ members, the CCC says it represents strong industry support from the majority of the Vehicle and Smartphone industry, as well as broad ecosystem support from component, test and sub-system manufacturers.
“DENSO is an innovative company with a keen focus on developing ways to expand mobility in the automotive industry and society,” said Alysia Johnson, president of the CCC. “We are thrilled to have DENSO as a charter member and welcome Eric Smith as our newest member to our distinguished Board of Directors.”
“DENSO is honored to join the CCC and support its efforts to optimize mobility through connected solutions,” Smith said. “It’s also a personal thrill to join its Board of Directors, an accomplished group representing many dynamic fields. I look forward to learning from and working with them as we explore how connectivity can increase safety and create more seamless experiences on and near roadways.”