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Re: Software fault forces Ford recall

On Thu, 14 Dec 2000, Richard Beton wrote:

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> Software fault forces Ford recall
> By: Andrew Thomas
> Posted: 13/12/2000 at 15:10 GMT
> Car giant Ford has instigated a recall of 110,000 Explorer and
> Mountaineer sport utility vehicles because of a programming glitch in
> the car's cruise control equipment. 
Would there be a market for a Tesla-coil based EMP generator that could
shut down the cruise control in emergency?  A sort of electronic "life

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