PARIS â€“ Sales of navigation equipment are booming in Europe, but it isn't all good news for the automobile industry. The bulk of the boom is in handheld devices such as personal digital assistants (PDAs) or mobile telephones, and they have safety implications. "A smart phone is fine in front of your eyes," says Daniel Augello, a Renault SA expert who spoke at a gathering of ITS France here. "But in the car, it is less practical." Next month, mobile telephone operators will begin ...
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