AUTOSHOW-Car to driver: Please replace my fuel pump

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By Michael Shields, European Auto Correspondent PARIS, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Imagine your car warning you of an icy road ahead, reading aloud the text messages arriving on your phone and sending you an e-mail that your fuel pump needs replacing soon. This is the vision driving automotive telematics, a technology that has been largely a flop so far but that proponents say needs only a successful business model to be a runaway hit. "I personally believe it is going to be in every car. It ...

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