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Korean auto maker Hyundai announced a new "telematics service" called Blue Link. It offers emergency assistance, vehicle location sharing to select family and friends, and even a Foursquare-type location service through Facebook. The system can share the car's location on an owner's Facebook page.
Hyundai did not provide complete operational details, though Blue Link appears to include a smartphone app, in-car hardware component, call center and integration with the car's navigation system…