DETROIT -- U-Connect is the name the Chrysler Group gives its in-vehicle communications system that can be dealer-installed this spring and will be offered as a factory-installed option in 2003, likely on the new Chrysler Pacifica sports tourer. The car maker unwraps the name Wednesday for a system that essentially turns a vehicle into an extension of one’s mobile phone, carrier and services. Modifications to the vehicle are minor: a specialized rearview mirror and a hands-free control ...

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