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Apple Cars?

By Andrew Riddle

Have you heard about the Apple Car? Scuttlebutt on the internet says Apple has 1000 employees working on a car and there are even some of those exciting ‘spy’ photos of the alleged Apple car prototype sitting in a parking lot. 708 more words

Honda CEO to step down, replaced by a low-profile engineer

Honda on Monday named an experienced, yet little known, engineer as its new chief executive, who will take over in late-June with the Japanese automaker battling the fallout from a slew of recalls that have shaken its reputation for quality. 502 more words

Finance

Japanese Auto Makers Working Together On a Hydrogen Project

Last week only, Japan’s three biggest vehicle manufacturers jointly issued a press release, which announced their collaboration in order to speed up the growth of hydrogen cells. 377 more words

Automobile Industry

Report: Automakers Fail To Protect Connected Cars From Security, Privacy Hacks

The newest models of connected cars come with everything from built-in navigation and entertainment systems to roadside assistance. While these features might make life behind the wheel a little easier, a new report found that not enough has been done to adequately protect those components from hackers. 868 more words

Report: Automakers fail to fully protect against hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) _ A Senate report says automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to adequately protect against the real possibility that hackers could use those potential entry points to take control of vehicles or steal personal data. 88 more words

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Chrysler, Honda, Toyota Recall 2.1 Million Vehicles For Defective Air Bags

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running. 496 more words

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We learned today that Ford is staffing up a research and development center in Silicon Valley located in Palo Alto, California, and heading the automaker’s new R&D facility is a former Apple engineer. 133 more words

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