DOUGLASVILLE, GA – Omega Research and Development Technologies, Inc. is now shipping their new ECHO-4 two way upgrade kit. The ECHO-4 will allow you to upgrade the ECHO compatible Excalibur “EDP/EDPB”, Crime Guard ” i6-i8”, or K-9 “EDP” alarm with a new two-way B&W LCD remote. The ECHO-4 remote has a new sleek design along more »
BMW ConnectedDrive has won “Best Safety and Security Solution” at the 2013 Telematics Update Awards in Detroit, MI.
If you buy a new General Motors vehicle, you’re going to get free use of the General’s RemoteLink mobile app that allows you to lock and unlock doors, start your vehicle remotely, and more for the next five years.
We’ve been following Solar Impulse, the solar-powered airplane, on its journey across America. This week, the crew rolled out an inflatable hangar to protect the plane after it landed in St. Louis, MO. Imagine having a garage you can take anywhere to envelop your car in an air-filled safety cushion when parked. Yeah. Kinda like more »
Back in the day, my first ride was a 1968 Camaro Convertible (although it was far from new- I ain’t THAT old). Indeed, a sweet choice. The one thing my father told me was I could NOT modify the 230 Cubic Inch ‘Turbo-Thrift’ (but naturally aspirated) 6 Cylinder engine (complete with its three-speed manual transmission and more »
LOS ANGELES – No trend in the auto industry is more topical than advanced technology platforms. To underscore that fact, the LA Auto Show confirmed that two dozen automotive tech experts from companies such as Aha Radio, Auto Alliance, BMW, Delphi, Ford, Gracenote, Hughes Telematics, INRIX, J.D. Power & Associates, Kia, Livio, Pandora, QNX, Sprint more »
ARLINGTON, VA – The 2013 International CES was huge and staffers from all the TechnologyTell.com sections were there to bring you the latest technology products. Now an independent audit has confirmed our crack staff’s findings about the the annual trade show in Las Vegas—the show was indeed huge. Seriously, the 2013 CES, held January 8-11, more »
SOUTHERN PINES, NC – Airmika,Inc. believes cars and trucks are the next victims of cyber attacks. Their view is that when you purchase a vehicle you own more than just the vehicle – you own the electronic data the vehicle creates and stores. They say you should control access to this data to prevent tampering more »
GM’s OnStar Family Link is an opt-in service that lets you basically eavesdrop on whomever you hand your keys to. I’ve got to admit, it sounds like a great idea if you frequently have to let someone else drive your car– valets, for instance. Now, it’s won a Silver in the Edison Awards.
Ofer Shezaf is Product Manager for HP ArcSight. At the recent Hack in the Box conference in Amsterdam, he presented the potential vulnerabilities of electric vehicles and charging stations being hacked into. Hacking into the charging stations could let the sophisticated thief obtain information to steal the vehicle. Or just energy. Or delve into privacy infringement more »
DETROIT – U.S. consumers are increasingly looking for cars designed and packaged to meet their overall lifestyle needs, Mike O’Brien, vice president of corporate and product planning for Hyundai Motor America, told attendees at the SAE 2013 World Congress in Detroit. His remarks highlighted consumer insights driving the integration of new technology into modern car more »
NASHVILLE, TN – This week, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. announced progress toward the company’s goal to eventually assure that for every tire Bridgestone Americas sells in the U.S., one spent tire (a tire that has been removed from use) will be used for a valuable purpose. The program, which falls under Bridgestone Americas’ “One Team, One more »