10 Reasons Why Garmin Might Acquire Motorola

  1. Motorola's mobile unit is for sale
  2. Garmin needs a big wireless play
  3. Both are mid-west American companies
  4. Both have market shares strongest in the US
  5. Both have Magnificent Mile stores/direct-to-consumer strategies
  6. Both share Nokia as an adversary
  7. Both share Apple as an adversary
  8. Garmin's offline, dedicated GPS business future is bleak
  9. Motorola offers connectivity and carrier relationships that Garmin needs
  10. Garmin's Nuviphone is not an experiment, like Garmin Mobile was
I know, I'm full of what if's these days...