After test-driving several competitive systems, Honda Motor Co. Ltd. will begin offering the General Motors Corp.-developed OnStar communication system on a variety of its Acura-brand luxury cars sold in the U.S. in 2001. This follows as part of GM's agreement with Honda announced this past December (see WEVTU — Dec. 15, '99, p.3). Under the agreement, GM will purchase powertrain products from the Japanese company in exchange for diesel engines from GM-affiliated Isuzu Motors Ltd. Honda ...

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