Detroit At CES: Visteon’s New Auto Displays, GM-Google Partnership, Bosch Tech

CBS Detroit

LAS VEGAS (WWJ) – Van Buren Township-based Visteon Corp. (NYSE: VC) is introducing new in-vehicle displays at the 2014 International CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show, this week in Las Vegas.

Also at CES, a new Google-based alliance including General Motors Corp. announced new plans to bring the Android platform to the car.

Visteon’s new display, dubbed LightScape, combines the highest quality 3D display performance with touch, voice, sound and haptic technologies in a 12.3-inch display. It’s scheduled to launch in an as-yet unnamed European luxury vehicle in 2016.

Jim Farell, associate director for vehicle platforms at Visteon Electronics, said the display is designed to replace the instrument cluster. It offers HDTV resolution of 1,920 by 720 pixels — but more importantly, he said, it offers many options in what kind of information is displayed on the screen.

“The power of this I think comes from being able to…

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