Ford Motor Co. plays catch-up to General Motors Corp.'s OnStar in what's estimated to be a potential $42 billion telematics market, announcing a new joint venture with Qualcomm Inc. aimed at delivering wireless in-car service to Ford car and truck buyers. The new San Diego-based company, dubbed Wingcast, will become a comprehensive provider of telematics services to global customers, the first of which will appear in 2001. Ford will be the initial recipient of the Generation III ...
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