Porsche’s communications management system wins engineering award

Porsche’s PCM 3.0 communications system has been hailed as ‘exceptionally user friendly’ and given an award for its design, development and ease of use. PCM 3.0 is the central control unit for all audio, navigation and communications functions in the German automakers vehicle lineup. It’s just won the USE-WARE Award from VDI/VDE-Gesellschaft Mess-und Automatisierungstechnik, in recognition for providing owners with simple, quick access to functions that keep them on course, entertained and in touch.

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What’s new at Auto123.com (video)

This week, Auto123.com featured the following vehicle road tests: The BMW M3, a powerful sedan that thumbs its nose at Ferrari. The Mazda CX-9, the ideal partner to haul around your little pack of Cub scouts. The 2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV Sport, an undeniably sporty sedan marking a return to the Maxima’s roots. On a different note, we invite you to check out our video taken at the annual get-together of the automobile journalists of Canada, held last week at Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario. Don’t forget that Auto123.com is also a team of specialized motorsports journalists that offers detailed, daily coverage of all important Canadian and international championships.

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