On The Road In Orlando: My Wild Ride With Sven

Except for the special antenna poking out near the trunk, the white 1992 Oldsmobile Toronado waiting at Orlando International Airport looked like an ordinary car. But on the dashboard was a computer screen. It was my link to TravTek, a system that guides drivers to any business or residential address in a 1,200-square-mile area of central Florida. After a 15-minute demonstration from an Avis representative, I was off for an eight-hour, 200-mile spin that was both dazzling and disappointing.

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