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Vehicle Technology Division

The Vehicle Technology Division of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® works to ensure a level playing field of aftermarket products and combat regulatory efforts to limit the use of new devices in vehicles.

The Vehicle Technology Division also focuses on raising awareness among consumers of the range of possibilities for both using and integrating consumer technologies in vehicles.

Key Initiatives

  • Promote the adoption and endorsement of the Mobile Electronics Certified Professional (MECP) Program  among the aftermarket industry, prospective technicians and consumers.
  • Showcase innovative aftermarket technologies and solutions that stimulate consumer demand.
  • Serve as a leading voice on safe driving and vehicle-related legislative and regulatory issues.

Division Projects

Automotive Technology Roadmap: The Road to Autonomy
The primary goal of this research is to study the ecosystem of automotive technology, focusing on self-driving vehicle (SDV) systems. Specific objectives include examining:

  • Core technologies and components used for SDVs,
  • The current state and outlook of SDV deployment, and
  • Changes to infrastructure associated with SDVs.

Recent Market Research Studies and News

How You Can Participate

Participation is open to all CTA members. Contact us to be included in Vehicle Technology Division communications and meeting notices.

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