The 2018 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (IEEE ICVES 2018) 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. Ghanim Putrus (Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Environment at Northumbria University, UK) and Dr. Hadj Hamma Tadjine (Senior Project Manager at IAV GmbH, Germany) present the topics "Smart Charging of Electric Vehicles Requirements, Challenges and Opportunities" and "Vehicle Integrated Functions" respectively.