TITLE

Is it cost or function?

AUTHOR(S)
Crain, Keith
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;11/22/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5849, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes General Motors Corp.'s plan of offering onboard information technology in its automobiles. Cost of availing the OnStar service in Ford vehicles; Premise of General Motors' business model; Commodification of vehicles; Decline in the sales of vehicles that may be caused by the commodification of vehicles.
ACCESSION #
2556355

 

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