September 2004 newsletter
BMW Sticks with iDrive; Audi's MMI a Success
BMW reduces the complexity of iDrive for the 5 and 6 series but stands behind the much-maligned controller. Audi will likely use its multifunction controller, called MMI (Multi Media Interface), throughout the Audi line.

ATX Group, The Company Profile (09/04)
The telematics service provider to Mercedes and BMW is looking to expand its business in Europe. More services to OEMs are in the works.

Electronics Features in New MY 2005 Vehicles
A look at which electronics features and functions are gaining traction.

Ford Hosts Convergence 2004
Make plans to attend the industry's biggest and best conference October 18 - 20, 2004. Ford's Dr. Gerhard Schmidt talks about Convergence and Ford's back to basics approach to electronics. Surveys Japanese Consumers on Car Electronics
The popular car-buying Web site found out what electronics equipment Japanese consumers have in their cars and what they like and don't like about navigation systems.

Automotive Semiconductor Market Share by Supplier
Graph shows Gartner Dataquest's worldwide automotive semiconductor market shares for 2003. (Pie chart)



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