The 2017 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (IEEE ICVES 2017) is an annual conference of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS). It welcomes articles in the field of sensing, communication and control technologies for vehicle safety and security. The keynote speakers Dr. Fawzi Nashashibi (Senior researcher and Program Manager of RITS Team at INRIA, France) and Dr. Christoph Stiller (Professor at the Institut für Mess- und Regelungstechnik KIT - Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany) present the topics "Automated vehicles in urban environments: challenges and technical solutions" and "Connected Automated Driving" respectively.