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Overview

Bringing Leaders Together To Establish Innovative Connectivity

The Car Connectivity Consortium brings automotive and consumer technology industries together to future-proof vehicle access using smart devices. Every significant manufacturer in every corner of the world — from Shanghai, China to Munich, Germany to New York City, USA — is a vital part of our member-based organization. Secure shareability is not just one of the unique aspects of the CCC Digital Key — it’s the foundation of our organization. With membership comes a seat at our table, no matter the size of your company or nonprofit, and an equal say in the gold standard of end-to-end interoperability. Cross-platform compatibility is our brand promise, so everyone globally can experience the same access to private, secure mobility.

 

Vision & Mission

Vision: To create sustainable and flexible ecosystems that standardize the interfaces between vehicles and smartphones. CCC aims to provide a consistent user experience across all vehicles and mobile devices by increasing interoperability and reducing market fragmentation.

Mission: Representing the majority of the global automotive and smartphone industries, the mission is to bring together all the relevant industries to develop industry standards to solutions for the future of vehicle-to-smartphone connectivity. CCC facilitates connectivity of mobile devices, services, and applications in the integrated operation of automotive information, communication and/or entertainment systems. The coordination of mobile Device OEMs and Vehicle OEMs to build products with ease of use, convenience, security and privacy protections, and extensive capability.

 

Private

We value privacy. Our technologies incorporate the highest level of privacy protection when it comes to shielding users from tracking, and the collecting, storing, and sharing of data.

 

Secure

Our Members combine the brightest minds from the world’s top vehicle and device manufacturers to embed and maintain state-of-the-art security throughout the technology we develop.

 

Easy

 

Good technologies should just work every time, instilling confidence. We take great care to develop specifications that do all of the hard work so the user experience appears fast, easy, and carefree for everyone.

 

Board Of Directors

John Sergakis

General Motors

Chairperson

SK Yong

Apple

Daniel Knobloch

BMW

Eric Smith

DENSO

Tom Nelson

Ford Motor Co.

John Britton

Google

Hiroyuki Kurokawa

Honda

Scott Bone

Hyundai

Dirk Hassert

Mercedes-Benz AG

Michael Leitner

NXP B.V.

Kenji Nishimura

Panasonic

Jack Lee

Samsung

Pierre Girard

Thales

Rene Sturm

Volkswagen Group

Yu Lei

Xiaomi

CCC Executive Team

Alysia Johnson

CCC

President

alysia@global-carconnectivity.org

Daniel Knobloch

CCC

Vice President

daniel.knobloch@global-carconnectivity.org

Jim Schuessler

CCC

Technical Director

jim@global-carconnectivity.org

Reinmar Mueck

CCC

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Leitner

NXP B.V.

Vice President of Communications

CCC Technical Leadership

Laurence Bringer

Thales

Certification Working Group Chair

Amber Pollick

DENSO

Ecosystem Working Group Chair

Alastair Hopper

Qorvo

Technical Working Group Chair

Danny Heber

Robert Bosch GmbH

Use Case And Requirements Working Group Chair

Canfeng Chen

Xiaomi

China Market Task Group Chair

Stefan Simon

Mercedes-Benz AG

Digital Key Task Group Chair

Christoph Castell

NXP B.V.

Functional Certification Task Group Chair

Georg Stuetz

NXP B.V.

Security Certification Task Group Chair

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