Ford's Alan Mulally First Announced Speaker for Innovation Power Panel KeynoteDetroit, MI., October 31, 2011 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, owner and producer of the International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, announced today its record number of automotive exhibitors at the upcoming 2012 International CES. At least six of the industry’s top ten manufacturers will showcase their latest technologies among CES' enhanced lineup of automotive technology exhibits, TechZones and conference sessions. The 2012 International CES will run January 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Many of the most innovative automotive technologies make their debut at the International CES®, and the 2012 show will continue this tradition. More than six of the top ten manufacturers and other automotive tech companies at the 2012 CES will span more than 95,000 net square feet of exhibit space, up 10 percent over last year’s in-vehicle tech presence. This year, vehicle OEMs account for nearly two-thirds of $9.3 billion in wholesale industry shipments for in-vehicle technology. Audi, Chrysler, Ford, GM/Onstar, Kia, and Mercedes all will showcase their latest technologies on the CES show floor.