DETROIT – General Motors Corp. is in discussions with an undisclosed auto maker about joining its driver distraction study launched April 23 with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s (UIUC) Beckman Institute. "We are working to include one other auto maker, but that’s about all I can say," Jim Rillings, manager of vehicle information technologies-GM Research and Development and Planning, tells Ward's. Ford Motor Co. dedicated a $10 million laboratory in Dearborn, MI, last ...

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