Quite a curse for tech-savvy criminals, but does it end there? Smartphone integration has become an integral part of vehicle technology . So much so that the majority of cars you can buy these days have Apple CarPlay and/or Android Auto capabilities, making the process more seamless for the users. Heck, even commercial vehicles like Mercedes and Scania trucks have Apple CarPlay as early as 2017. But smartphone integration isn’t limited to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – technologies as simple as Bluetooth and USB connection have been around for quite some time. But it seems like that painless integration and connection between your smartphone and your vehicle's head unit poses a threat in terms of privacy, The Intercept reports. Gallery: Daimler Apple CarPlay for trucks 4 Photos According to a contract shared with The Intercept , the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has paid … [Read more...] about Feds Can Use Cars To Access Private Data On Your Phone: Report
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It made a brief appearance at the beginning of the fourth Furious film, and it's for sale. Many cool cars – not to mention trucks, buggies, classics, hot rods, street rods, military assault vehicles, and tanks – have graced movie screens in the Fast and Furious franchise. Here’s one you may or may not recall depending on your level of fandom for the films, and if you have $32,500, you can park it in your garage. Also check out: Who's Bad Enough To Buy Michael Jackson's Ferrari Testarossa 'Vert? Nissan 350Z From Tokyo Drift Is For Sale In UK for $133K See Jesse From Fast And Furious 1 Reunite With His VW Jetta This 1967 Chevrolet C-10 pickup garnered its 15 minutes of fame at the beginning of the fourth film , Fast and Furious , and though it’s pretty darned cool, we wouldn’t blame you for not immediately recognizing it. That’s because the aforementioned 15 minutes was actually more like 15 seconds , with the truck blasting into frame and pulling a … [Read more...] about Are You Fast And Furious Enough To Buy This ’67 Chevy C-10 Truck?
Volkswagen has resumed their buying spree as the company has offered Scania shareholders approximately €6.7 ($9.2) billion to purchase the rest of the company. Volkswagen has resumed their buying spree as the company has offered Scania shareholders approximately €6.7 ($9.2) billion to purchase the rest of the company. The offer equates to approximately €22.26 ($30.59) a share and represents a healthy 57 percent premium over Scania A-Class shares. In a statement, Volkswagen Chairman Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn said "With its premium products, its strong market position and its technological expertise, Scania is a core element of the integrated commercial vehicles group that we intend to accomplish under the umbrella of the Volkswagen Group." He added, "Our offer is designed to create a sustainable and clear ownership structure for Scania. This is a key step towards being able to fully exploit the advantages offered by the integrated commercial vehicles group for everyone … [Read more...] about Volkswagen resumes their buying spree, moves to takeover the rest of Scania
It was at the dealer for a faulty backup camera. The relationship between a customer and a dealer is a very fragile thing. Every little mistake by the salespeople or the service center can damage the client’s trust, and can ultimately force him to switch to another brand. It’s probably safe to say Frank Statti, a Nissan Altima owner from Canada, won’t be buying a new Nissan in the future, or at least, he won’t be buying it from the same dealer. The backup camera of his 2017 Altima was faulty and he called the dealer, who said he needed to keep the car for a couple of days. Prior to driving the sedan to the dealer, however, he agreed to let his insurance company install a device to monitor his driving. This device also gave him access to a mobile app that tracks the car remotely and gives him information about its location. Gallery: 2019 Nissan Altima: First Drive 19 Photos … [Read more...] about Nissan Altima Owner Discovers Dealer Drove It For 56 Miles
Home Four wheelers oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Published: Friday, May 7, 2021, 13:47 [IST] Tata Motors has silently added a new feature to the Tiago hatchback and the Tigor sedan from April 2021. According to the latest video posted by Tyro Station on Youtube, Tata is now providing a new Tyre Mobility Kit with both the Tiago and the Tigor. As seen in the video, the device is Tucked away neatly under the driver seat. This is a nice feature that Tata Motors have added with both cars. The Tyre Mobility Kit can come in handy in case of punctures or emergency breakdowns and there is no tyre shop nearby. Using the tyre mobility kit is easy. You just need to plug the device in the 12V socket of the car and switch it on. The kit can be used at home to check and inflate the tyres at home also, reducing the run to the fuel bunks. Also, there is a liquid sealant that comes along with the kit. If you have faced a minor … [Read more...] about Tata Adds A New Feature On The Tiago & Tigor: Read More To Find Out What’s New!