Carmakers in Detroit and abroad are rushing to build seamless MP3 player integration with stereo system consoles.
The 2007 Chevrolet HHR 2LT sports utility vehicle is General Motors' first car retrofitted with Personal Audio Link, an add-on designed to enable an Apple Computer iPod to be charged and controlled through an XM Satellite Radio console.
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