A report written by the staff of Senator Edward J. Markey notes that new connected car technologies with wireless access could be open to hacking or unauthorized use of data for commercial purposes. Because cars
Ford European Research & Innovation Center, Aachen, Germany, and the Technology and Innovation Management Institute of RWTH Aachen University will launch the Personal Mobility Experience Innovation project, this month as part of Ford Smart Mobility.
BMW Group announced that it has increased the security of data transmission in its vehicles in response to reports from the German Automobile Association (ADAC). ADAC identified a potential security gap during data transmission. BMW
The automotive semi-conductor market showed a 10% percent growth year over year to reach $29 billion in 2014. iHS predicts that by 2015 the automotive semiconductor market reach $31 billioin, a strong 7.5 percent improvement
Ford opened its Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto. Research from the center will quicken development of connected car tech, connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data. Ford SYNC AppLink won the Tech
Nissan announced new 2015 NissanConnect Mobile Apps: Twitter and TripAdvisor along with the launch of iOS support for Pandora. NissanConnect Mobile Apps is an infotainment platform that uses drivers’ smartphones to help drivers connect to
CD players will be a thing of the past in Hyundai Cars in the United States starting with the 2016 model year. Hyundai will offer music playing smartphone connected digital music features. Smartwatch Android Wear
This notice is to remind our readers that voting ends for the Tech CARS Awards tonight January 15 at 11:45 pm PST. So far, the voting has been great and there are several categories where
One of the nominees for Best OBDII device in Tech CARS Awards, Automatic, announced that it is now compatible with Nest thermostats. Automatic noted that the integration can help save energy costs for heating and
Polaroid announced new Polaroid dashcams with added safety features and warning systems that will be shown at CES. The Polaroid line of in-vehicle dashcams records 1080p HD video to capture any incident for insurance purposes.
WiTricity, will give CES attendees a behind-the-scenes look at the commercial future of its wireless charging technology. Demos will include a Rezence-ready wireless charging hotspot. There will be Rezence-enabled consumer and automotive demonstrations, and hands-on