NOVI, MI – Ford Motor Co. envisions a future where car buyers can upgrade their in-vehicle digital components over the lifetime of the automobile, its chief telematics executive says. The challenge for auto makers in providing vehicle navigation systems, Internet access, wireless connectivity and audio systems is “not to build in anything more than what needs to be in there for five to 10 years,” K. Venkatesh Prasad, Ford Infotronics Research Technical and Group Leader, tells Ward's during ...

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