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  • Newswire

    Security experts hack into moving car and seize control  

    By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO, July 21 (Reuters) - A pair of veteran cybersecurity researchers have shown they can use the Internet to turn off a car's engine as it drives, sharply escalating the stakes in the debate about the safety of increasingly connected cars and trucks. Former National Security Agency hacker Charlie Miller, now at Twitter, and IOActive researcher Chris Valasek used a feature in the Fiat Chrysler telematics system Uconnect to break into a car being driven on the highway by a reporter for technology news site Wired.com....More
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    TomTom, Bosch Enhance Nav-Systems Partnership  

    Dutch map developer TomTom and German automotive-electronics supplier Bosch say their collaboration will result in "high-precision maps for automated driving" on German freeways and eventually spread to the rest of Europe and North America....More
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    Automakers Curtail Tech Partners' Access to Data  

    The growth of infotainment systems such as Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto has prompted automakers to restrict or deny the tech companies access to data gathered within vehicles....More
  • Jul 9, 2015
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    Autonomous Cars Will Need Ethics, Morals and NASCAR Mode 3

    It is easy to make autonomous vehicles drive in a more virtuous manner than humans, but this could make them vulnerable as they mix with conventional cars and drivers on the road....More
  • Newswire

    Google Testing Autonomous Prototype Cars in Texas  

    The tests are designed to gather additional information about how the self-driving cars, which have humans on board to take control if necessary, interact with traffic, road conditions and people....More
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    CORRECTED-Two rival self-driving cars have close call in California  

    (In June 25 story, changes attribution in last sentence to the companies, instead of the California Department of Motor Vehicles and the companies) By Paul Lienert MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 25 (Reuters) - Two self-driving prototype cars, one operated by Google Inc and the other by Delphi Automotive Plc, had a close call on a Silicon Valley street earlier this week, a Delphi executive told Reuters on Thursday. It was believed to be the first such incident involving two vehicles specially equipped for automated driving....More
  • Jun 4, 2015
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    Hang Up and Drive – And Get Off My Lawn 13

    When I see a vehicle drifting into my lane, or someone else’s lane, or over a curb on a busy street, or if an aimless vehicle corrects abruptly at the last second to avoid a fire hydrant, I glance at the driver and see that he or she is looking at a device instead of the road....More
  • May 7, 2015
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    We Lose by Waiting on Autonomous Cars 4

    Automakers are waiting for someone to tell them who is going to be held liable if a self-driving car crashes. They will be liable. Start figuring out how to deal with it....More
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