Telematics system for vehicle diagnostics

  • US 6,738,697 B2
  • Filed: 07/03/2002
  • Issued: 05/18/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/07/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A vehicle, comprising:

  • a diagnostic system arranged on the vehicle to diagnose the state of the vehicle or the state of a component of the vehicle and generate an output indicative or representative thereof; and

    a communications device coupled to said diagnostic system and arranged to automatically establish a communications channel between the vehicle and a remote facility without manual intervention and wirelessly transmit the output of said diagnostic system to the remote facility.

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