Fuel for Navigation

Wickham, Rhonda
October 2007
Wireless Week;10/1/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 15, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses the market potential of personal navigation systems. Sales of personal navigation devices (PND) are expected to increase due to the rising cost of fuel. Drivers are expected to become increasingly reliant to navigation technology to identify shorter route, avoid congested areas and save on travelling time and fuel consumption. PND sales are expected to reach 16,000,000 by 2013.


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