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Thursday, August 03, 2006

Ford and GM to Offer "iPod" Connectivity

Ford and GM executives recently discovered an intriguing new device called the iPod. It seems that this new device can be used to play the .mp3's*. Ford and GM are rolling the dice on this new technology and hoping that it catches on. Beginning in 2007, both companies will begin supporting iPod connectivity on most of their models.

As a Michigan resident, I hope this risky maneuver by Ford and GM pays off. It is the quick embrace of new technologies like this, however, that has kept Ford and GM a cut above the competition, and will keep them at the top for years to come.

* I have no idea these so-called .mp3's are, but I'm told they have something to do with the compression of digital audio files, whatever that means.

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