This article briefly reviews the dramatic increase in the use of microprocessors by the auto industries in the U.S. By 1985 a fully equipped U.S. car is predicted to use an average of 15 chips, compared to less than one in 1978. Various innovations afforded by the microprocessor are mentioned, along with future possibilities.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Time Incorporated

    Time and Life Building, 1271 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY  United States  10020
  • Authors:
    • Angier, N
  • Publication Date: 1980-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 3 p.
  • Serial:
    • Discover
    • Publisher: Disney Publishing Group

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00384675
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-035 719
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 30 1984 12:00AM