CharIN Adds NXP Semiconductors as Newest Member

BERLIN -- March 23, 2016 -- CharIN e.V. announces that it has expanded its membership to include NXP Semiconductors N.V., which is the leading provider of secure silicon solutions for a smarter world.

Offering an ideal combination of automotive and security expertise, NXP is an outstanding addition to CharIN’s growing roster of members and partners. For CharIN, NXP’s membership is expected to foster the creation of smart charging systems offering end-users highly secure billing, payment, and vehicle management and monitoring services.

“Advancing the functionality, security and convenience of smart charging systems is critical to expanding adoption of electric-powered vehicles around the globe,” said Lars Reger, CTO for NXP Semiconductors’ Automotive business. “NXP is pleased to join the CharIN consortium, and looks forward to collaborating with other industry leaders to enhance the state of smart charging for everyone.”

The top provider of silicon solutions for worldwide automotive markets, NXP brings unmatched understanding of a wide range of technologies. The company’s expertise spans advanced driver assistance solutions, secure contactless payment and access, car infotainment, automotive in-vehicle networking, as well as sensors and wireless connectivity including WLANp,n, Bluetooth Low Energy, NFC, and long range RFID – all of which facilitate the energy-efficient, securely connected, self-driving car.

About NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has 45,000 employees in more than 35 countries.