TITLE

Ford adopts hands-free phone

AUTHOR(S)
Kachadourian, Gail
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;7/16/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5939, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Ford Motor Co. will offer a dealer-installed, hands-free cellular telephone system as an option on three vehicle lines. Growing concerns about distracted drivers; Description of the technology designed by Cellport Systems Inc.; Models where the option will be offered; Pending state legislation restricting drivers' use of hand-held cell phones.
ACCESSION #
4887516

 

Related Articles

  • Ford joins drive for digital radio. Day, Julia // Marketing Week;10/19/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 38, p15 

    Reports on Great Britain-based Ford Motor Co.'s participation in the MXR digital radio consortium. Pledge to fit the equipment in all new cars it will sell in the country; Positive Impact of the company's move on the commercialization of digital radio.

  • A better safety net.  // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug95, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p40 

    Reports on the Remote Emergency Satellite Cellular Unit (RESCU) cellular phone in the 1996 Lincoln Continental automobile of Ford Motor Co. Features of the phone; Link to a car alarm.

  • In-car communications aim for universal approach. Joseph, Dan // Design News;10/21/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 20, p25 

    Reports the efforts of several car companies to improve their automotive telematics through the introduction of in-car cellular telephones. Discussion on the use of Bluetooth radio frequencies for communication method which the Chrysler Group plans to introduce; Description of the electrical...

  • Automatic access to 911. Taninecz, George // Industry Week/IW;5/15/95, Vol. 244 Issue 10, p23 

    Reports on Ford Motor Co.'s incorporation of the cellular phones in its 1996 Lincoln Continental automobile with global positioning systems. Features of the Lincoln Remote Emergency Satellite Cellular Unit (Rescu); Automatic transmission of vehicle location, direction and speed to an emergency...

  • Inventors market radio muting unit to cellular users.  // RCR;10/14/96, Vol. 15 Issue 41, p37 

    Reports that a group of investors from Canada are hoping to find a United States distributor for their radio muting product for cellular phone users in automobiles. Information on Wave Shadow 1000, a small device containing a microprocessor; Where the device is installed in a car; Who invented...

  • Ford's MXR deal marks the big time for digital radio. Watts, Jenny // Campaign;10/27/2000, Issue 43, p26 

    Focuses on automobile maker Ford Motor Co.'s venture into digital car radios. Acquisition of a stake in the MXR digital radio consortium; Goal of fitting digital radio into all the new cars it sells in Great Britain by 2004; Partnership with MXR in pitching for digital radio licenses.

  • Ford, Microsoft Unveil Sync. Murray, Charles J. // Design News;3/19/2007, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p50 

    The article reports that Microsoft Corp. and Ford Motor Co. are partnering to develop Sync, a vehicle operating system. Sync will enable consumers to join handheld music players and cell phones in a car, and operate them with voice commands. Sync features bluetooth technology, which will enable...

  • Statistically speaking.  // OfficePro;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p4 

    The article addresses statistical developments in the U.S. administrative sector and cites topics including job satisfaction poll by Pew Research on office managers and executives, a DigiDaily study on millenial workers, and a "Ford Motor Company 2014 Trend Book" study on mobile phone usage.

  • Cell phone coupons lure young service customers. Wilson, Amy // Automotive News;7/13/2009, Vol. 83 Issue 6368, p14 

    The article reports on Ford Motor Co. dealer Chris Rasmussen who is using Internet to schedule all his service appointments. As reported, students at Buena Vista University in Rasmussen's small town of Storm Lake, Iowa, schedule service appointments using e-mail and cell phones and many of them...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics