Will There Be An Auto-pilot?

Smith, Brad
March 2000
Wireless Week;03/20/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p16
Trade Publication
Focuses on the deal signed by Sprint PCS with Ford Motor Corp. to put the carrier's Motorola StarTAC handsets in some model-year 2001 Lincolns. Features of the handsets; Why car manufacturers are interested in building wireless communications into their cars.


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