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USDOT reports to US Congress on DSRC for connected vehicles

The US Department of Transportation has released its report to the United States Congress assessing the status of dedicated short-range communications for connected vehicle technologies. The findings are that they are ready for deployment. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.gizmag.com And … Continue reading

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Car hacker sought by Canadian military – CBC.ca

The Canadian military is looking for a car hacker to hack into its vehicles to test how vulnerable they are to cyberattacks. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.cbc.ca It’s a little bit funny, but of course the best way to test … Continue reading

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Chrysler Recalls 1.4 Million Cars After Jeep Vulnerability Exposed

After researchers hack a Jeep Cherokee as it’s on public roads, highlighting vulnerabilities in the car, Chrysler pulls 1.4 million in to update them and protect drivers. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.forbes.com Is this a case of being hoisted by … Continue reading

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US government gets in gear by ‘investing’ in connected cars | TU Automotive

PAYD (Pay As You Drive) with rewards for good driving behaviors would be a great start. These could include discounts on registration, reduced insurance premiums as well as bragging rights through gamification. Continue reading

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CES 2015: Connected car tech to watch – ZDNet

This is a natural progression which leads to a car that you not only get into to enjoy driving (sorry Public Transport, you need to learn from this because man’s love affair with the car will not be going away any time soon due to these enhancements), but your car knows who you are, what your needs are and of course how to get to where you want to go. Continue reading

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Criminal gangs could hack connected vehicles on the road: report – domain-B

Someone was asking me a few days ago if development in computing and mobile technologies are going to decline “I mean, what more could they do”. Continue reading

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One in three households want connected car features – The Star Online

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere One in three households want connected car features The Star Online According to Parks Associates, 33% of US broadband households want the ability to listen to their music libraries in their cars. Luigi … Continue reading

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