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SOURCE: EyeForAuto

OnStar, Wingcast, XM Radio, General Motors, Ford and DaimlerChrysler meet to Discuss Strategic Telematics in Detroit, May 15-16

DETROIT, Feb. 19 -- Leaders from all the major players in automotive telematics will meet in Detroit this May 15-16 to discuss revenue models, collaboration, strategic planning and the industry vision of the future of telematics at the EyeForAuto Telematics 2001 conference at Cobo Center on May 15 -16. http://www.eyeforauto.com/telematics

Chet Huber, President and CEO of OnStar and Harel Kodesh, President and CEO of WingCast will make keynote speeches at the conference.

Other keynote panel speakers include Gary Lapidus from Goldman Sachs and senior level executives from Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, WirelessCar, Lear, Visteon, MobileAria, Clarion, Denso, Siemens, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, CUE Corp, Ericsson, UBS Warburg, Deutsche Bank, CNN, ATX Technologies, Webraska, Sun Microsystems and many more.

The two-day strategic conference focuses on the big issues in automotive telematics -- Revenue models, selling safety applications, Tier 1 electronics integration, Wall St. views, platform standardisation, traffic information, mobile services and linking up the car, the office and the home via wireless technologies.

A special ``Telematics and Wall St. Confidence'' keynote discussion panel takes place on May 15, featuring Gary Lapidus of Goldman Sachs, Saul Rubin of UBS Warburg, Tim Draper of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Jonathan Lawrence of Dain Raucher Wessels and John Edwards of Deutsche Bank.

The full conference program and speakers is at: http://www.eyeforauto.com/telematics/program.html

EyeForAuto Telematics 2001 will be co-locating with the Detroit Auto Interiors show 2001. The Auto Interiors Expo in 2001 will focus on telematics technologies. Click on http://www.autointeriorshow.com for more information.

EyeForAuto's print magazine -- Telematics Update, launches in March -- email address details to [email protected] for a free subscription.

About EyeForAuto:

The EyeForAuto event series and online communities are creations of First Conferences, a London and San Francisco based company dedicated to building online and offline communities in e-Business and wireless in vertical markets. The EyeForAuto website provides free industry e-business information and free weekly and monthly email and print newsletters for senior auto executives: http://www.eyeforauto.com .

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That Satellite radio stuff seems pretty cool, as does Onstar. It'd be nice if there was an industry standard that would package something like Volvo's Nav system, OnStar and satellite radio all in the same car.
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