HARMAN becomes part of Intelligent Car Coalition


HARMAN International Industries has become a part of the Intelligent Car Coalition, an advocacy group that looks to take forward innovation in connected car public policy.

The development sees HARMAN continue its engagement with companies and trade associations in the communications and automotive industries towards ascertaining the impact of connected car technologies on federal legislative and regulatory initiatives.

HARMAN joins members of the coalition, including AT&T, the Auto Alliance, CTIA, Global Automakers, MEMA and Verizon. The issues that the Intelligent Car Coalition will look to influence are driver attention, data privacy, cybersecurity, autonomous vehicle technology and innovation policy.

Intelligent Car Coalition executive director Catherine McCullough said: “HARMAN’s solutions are critical components within connected cars as well as powering the connected car ecosystem, and we are thrilled that they will share their unmatched perspective to further conversations in Washington that determine how fast and how far these beneficial technologies advance.”

HARMAN possesses 2,000 patents in areas including safety, design, navigation, connectivity, networking, HMI and more. HARMAN vice president, corporate affairs and communications, Paula Davis, said: “HARMAN is committed to developing products and solutions that improve safety, security and connectivity in vehicles. Joining the Intelligent Car Coalition allows us to further connected car policies through collaboration with industry and public sector partners to protect automotive customers and the driving public.”

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