The Internet of Cars

Hearing Date: November 18, 2015 2:00 pm 2154 Rayburn House Office Building


• To highlight how the automotive industry is tackling important issues around cybersecurity, spectrum, and privacy as the age of the connected vehicle rapidly approaches.
• To give members of the Subcommittee an opportunity to learn about vehicle-to-vehicle communications technology and what it means for our future economy.


• Connected vehicles are cars that “access, consume, create, enrich, direct, and share digital information between businesses, people, organizations, infrastructures, and things.”
• Connected vehicle technologies have the potential to reduce traffic accidents, lower fuel consumption, and revolutionize commerce.

Witnesses and testimonies

Name Title Organization Panel Document
Mr. Nat Beuse Associate Administrator, Vehicle Safety Research U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Document
Mr. Harry Lightsey Executive Director, Global Connected Customer Experience – Global Public Policy General Motors Company Document
Mr. Sandy Lobenstein Vice President, Connected Services and Product Planning Toyota Motor North America, Inc. Document
Mr. Diarmuid O’Connell Vice President of Corporate and Business Development Tesla Motors, Inc. Document
Mr. Dean C. Garfield President and CEO Information Technology Industry Council Document
Ms. Khaliah Barnes Associate Director, Administrative Law Counsel Electronic Privacy Information Center Document

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