Chrysler To Offer In-Car Internet Access

chrysler to offer in car internet access

The Washington Post reports Chrysler is adding in-car internet access to their hot selling– I mean vehicles. Web access will arrive via cell phone towers; users will need a wireless phone carrier to ensure continuous service. Chrysler is touting themselves as the first car company to provide in-car internetage, conveniently overlooking " ConnectedDrive." BMW's system offered Google access last year; it's expanding to unrestricted www access this year. (Chrysler will be the first to offer internet access in the U.S.) Regardless where it's offered or who offers it, the idea of some n00b playing Halo 3 while blasting down the interstate at 75mph is really scary. Yes, I know there'll be built-in safeguards, but it won't take the MMORPG crowd very long to figure out how to override them. In fact, the hack should be on the internet before Chrysler buyers can access the internet via their car to get it.

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  • Bancho Bancho on Mar 21, 2008

    "I forgot my all time favorite. Applying make-up." Whenever I notice that the rear view mirror of the car ahead of me is angled so the driver can see themselves rather than cars behind them I get the hell away from them.

  • Peoplewatching04 Peoplewatching04 on Mar 21, 2008

    Do Chrysler owners even use the internet? My great aunts and uncles come to mind.

  • Talldude07 Talldude07 on Mar 22, 2008

    Well as long as you can get on TTAC and write a review of the Chrysler while your in the Chrysler then that will just be brilliant... I mean don't we have the iphone already capable of this? Do we need more distractions on our roads. I bet the insurance will be higher than a regular car.

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