Dearborn, MI (Reuters) - Ford announced today the latest of innovations in personal car luxury, the Car-a-oke. It's a system designed to display the lyrics to your favorite music directly on the front windshield of the car so the driver can sing along while ensuring the utmost in automobile safety.
"Now you too can be a Pavarotti or Weird Al Yankovic sound-a-like because you've got the lyrics at your fingertips," states Paul Fleming, Ford spokesperson. "This revolutionary device will enhance your personal driving pleasure beyond that of simple anti-lock disc brakes or power windows."
Each time you play a CD or hear a song on the radio, the system will display an option to automatically download the lyrics from the Ford web server for a nominal $1.95 fee. There is also an optional directional microphone built into the steering wheel that can merge your voice in with the actual audio track that plays through the speakers so your passengers get the full effect.
"We're offering the package for a $495 upgrade on the new 2010 Ford Thunderbird which includes the Fun, Fun, Fun Beach Boys hit for free," adds Fleming, "we hope this new addition shows America and the world that Ford is dedicated to making our customer's satisfaction Job #1, especially during these troubled economic times."
Mattel Releases Barbie Crack House
El Segundo, CA (Reuters) - Chairman and CEO of Mattel Inc, Bob Eckart, announced today that Mattel will release the long awaited Barbie Crack House. Rumored to be on the drawing board for 8 years, the future collector's item has drawn much interest including its own unofficial fan club.
Hero Pilot Sully Retires, Announces New Reality TV Show
Charlotte, NC (AP) - US Airways Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, 59, announced his retirement on Wednesday after flying from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Charlotte, North Carolina. In the same breath, he also announced that he would star in a new reality TV show on Fox, "Sully's Heroes."