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At the CES, Visteon is showing the E-bee, a concept vehicle designed for new mobility concepts (Photo: Visteon)

LAS VEGAS - Visteon hopes to persuade automakers that its new infotainment platform offers all the essential user requirements while still giving car brands the possibility to differentiate with unique design features.

At this week's CES electronics fair, the US-based automotive supplier is showing a mid-range infotainment system aimed at global car models needing enhanced connectivity, navigation, services and entertainment. The technology can be wirelessly updated to provide consumers with the latest software enhancements.

Visteon said its HMI solutions focus on efficiency, letting drivers access simplified menus to operate key functions. Controls are positionsed so they can be easily accessed in global large and small, right-hand and left-hand-drive cars.

The automotive supplier said new infotainment platforms need to be adapted and updated  constantly. Said Christian Feltgen, Visteon's global director of cockpit electronics: "We continue to evolve our infotainment solutions to meet rapidly changing customer needs."

In Las Vegas, Visteon is also showing the e-Bee, a concept of a car that can be used in a new ways for sharing, short-term rental or ownership. The e-Bee's features are designed to be immediately familiar and intuitive for any user.