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Monday, March 05, 2012

A New Era of Auto Fatalities? - Breathing Space Blog

"A recent survey by Deloitte LLP" published in the Wall Street Journal, found that "59% of car buyers aged 19 to 31 viewed in-car connectivity as the most important aspect of a car's interior, and 72% wanted to use smartphone apps in their cars."

Vendors of such technology could care less about your safety: "People hunger for information when traveling," says Tim Nixon, executive director of engineering systems at GM's OnStar subsidiary. "Show me an Italian restaurant. Show me the lowest gas price around me."

The article goes on to finally say:
Designing apps that are safe to use at high speeds and picking the services to offer are just two challenges auto makers face.

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