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A new Bluetooth system from Mercedes may keep those wacky apocalysts from writing a new "Left Behind" book about Bluetooth phones in hot cars. A new module lets users operate a Bluetooth-compatible phone from a car's multifunction steering wheel, audio system, and central display. The best part is, there's no cradle or docking station — the system recognizes a phone from wherever it is (jacket, briefcase, geeky belt clip) and links it up with no fuss. No word on whether it'll be available in the US.

Mercedes Introduces Telephone Module With Bluetooth [eMercedesBenz]

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