Automotive Elite Converge in San Francisco for C3's Connected Mobility Summit

AAA, Covisint, Elektrobit, Ford, Hyundai, INRIX, Pioneer, Stanford University, Quid, Xtracycle, Among Organizations Addressing How Autonomous Driving, Connected Infotainment, Ride-Shares Are Reshaping Urban Mobility

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 27, 2015) - Tomorrow the automotive world looks to San Francisco as the industry's leading companies meet at the C3 Group's Connected Mobility Summit. The event will showcase how autonomous driving, connected infotainment, ride-share and other cutting-edge innovations are flourishing in the Bay Area and reshaping modern urban mobility.

The Connected Mobility Summit will feature innovative connected car technology demonstrations and interactive panel discussions. Speakers will include Avery Ash, AAA; Dave Miller, Covisint; Walter Sullivan, Elektrobit; Adi Singh, Ford; John Suh, Hyundai; Steve Banfield, INRIX; Selina Pan, Stanford University; and Sarah Pilewski, Quid. Panel topics will cover:

  • Using Tech to Tackle Super Bowl 50 Traffic
  • Securing the Connection between the Cloud and the Car
  • Self-Driving Cars and Ethics
  • Spearheading Smart Mobility
  • What We Can Expect from an Apple Car

The Connected Mobility Summit will also feature innovative automotive technology demonstrations from:

  • Covisint: Hyundai smartwatch integration
  • Ford: InfoCycle project
  • INRIX: Real-time traffic technology
  • Pioneer: Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration
  • Xtracycle: Electric-power cargo bikes

"In the past several years we've seen a shift in attention away from traditional automotive centers such as Detroit and Stuttgart to the Bay Area because of its concentration of technology and culture of innovation," said Doug Newcomb, president, C3 Group. "In many ways San Francisco is a case study for the future of connected transportation, and we're pleased to bring a C3 event to the Bay Area for the second year in a row to drive the conversation on the connected car and mobility."

"San Francisco and the Silicon Valley are helping to reshape the technology ecosystem for the automotive industry," said John Suh, executive director, Hyundai Ventures. "We are nearing a new era in cars and personal mobility, and we will see some these exciting technology enabled changes in the next 3 to 5 years. Industry events such as the C3 Connected Mobility Summit provide a unique atmosphere for the automotive community to come together and discuss this future. I am very proud to be a part of this event."

The event's official media sponsor is car shopping destination, who serves nearly 20 million visitors each month. A full schedule of the event can be found here.


WHAT: Connected Mobility Summit

DATE: Wednesday, October 28, 2015

TIME: 4-9 p.m. PT

LOCATION: Dogpatch Studios, 991 Tennessee Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

REGISTRATION: Members of the press can register for free. To register visit:

SOCIAL MEDIA: For live updates at the event follow @C3Report and #C3SummitSF on Twitter

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