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Should You Worry About Your Car Being Hacked? Yes & No

Should You Worry About Your Car Being Hacked? Yes & No

Yesterday, the internet was ablaze with talk of hackers. Why? Because Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) released a report on potential security loopholes in our cars' onboard computers, based on data provided by 16 automakers. Should you worry about your own car being hacked? Yes and no. ALSO SEE: Six... read more

February 10, 2015 by  -
 
David Hasselhoff and KITT from Knight Rider

Your Car May Soon Be Required To 'Talk' (To Other Cars, Anyway)

Vehicle-to-vehicle communications systems will make automotive travel dramatically safer and more efficient. So, what's the big holdup? The National Highway Traffic Safety... read more February 4, 2014 by 


 
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From CES: Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai Will Put Google Android OS In Cars This Year

The Detroit Auto Show doesn't start until next week, but car fans are already feasting on lots of great auto news thanks to the Consumer Electronics Show. One of CES' biggest... read more January 7, 2014 by 


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

NTSB Pushes for Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communication Systems: How Long Until They Appear?

We've spilled a lot of virtual ink over vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-grid communications. Both are promising technologies that could substantially reduce the number of... read more July 26, 2013 by  2


 
War Games, starring Matthew Broderick

Hacking Cars Isn't A Problem Yet, But We're Getting There: Video

There are many, many futurecasts floating across the automotive interweb. Some, like fuel-cell technology and autonomous vehicles, have caught the public's attention and... read more July 25, 2013 by  4


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) program

Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Technology, On The Road In Germany

Last week, Dykema released results from its 2012 Automotive Institute Survey, which polled 100 auto executives about their thoughts on the industry's future. Among the most... read more October 24, 2012 by  1


 
City of Detroit, by jdurchen [Flickr]

What Keeps Auto Industry Execs Up At Night?

America's auto market is on the road to recovery, but before sales return to pre-recession levels, the auto industry still has to dodge a few potholes. What might those be?... read more October 18, 2012 by  0


 
Audi TTS "Shelley" Autonomous Car

Study: Self-Driving Cars Could Arrive Sooner Than You Think

Over the past decade, a number of high-tech tools have arrived to help make driving easier, simpler, and more automated. A new study suggests that the jump from those tools... read more August 7, 2012 by  0


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Can Smarter Cars Prevent Vehicle Crashes?

Cars that “talk” to each other and can intervene to help prevent vehicle crashes may still be a ways off for most consumers, but the kind of advanced safety... read more February 21, 2012 by  0


 
Chevrolet Wi-Fi by Autonet Mobile

3 More Things We Need Before Cars Are Fully Connected To The Web

Yesterday, Robert Acker wrote an article for Mashable about the five things that automakers must do in order to make web-connected cars attractive to mainstream consumers... read more November 29, 2011 by  2


 
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Ford Looks To Build Crash-Avoidance Smarts, Vehicle-To-Vehicle

They're often the worst kinds of accidents: Two cars head into an intersection, with one of the drivers perhaps running a light or not noticing a stop sign. And the result... read more August 4, 2010 by  0


 

 
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