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Backing up a ProMaster? Crimestopper has you covered

Crimestopper’s SecurView SV-6904.PM can help you Ram ProMaster owners keep your Euro-tastic bumpers scratch-free — at least for a while.

GM seeks trendy tech ideas in Innovation Challenge

The folks running GM’s Innovation Challenge are on the search for ways in which trendy technologies like augmented reality might improve car manufacturing.

Ford Transit PTV touted as new-age paddy wagon for police

If you thought the Police Interceptor was the only thing Ford’s got going for cops, check out the Ford Transit PTV, a Transit dressed in paddy wagon drag.

Voxx Prestige car remotes go slimmer, shoot longer

Voxx Electronics’ Prestige Security and Remote Start line is going slimmer for 2014 while at the same time improving operating range, the company said.

Ford offering Surveillance Mode to its police car competitors

Ford says it will offer its Surveillance Mode technology to competitors in the police vehicle industry — if they want it.

Car Tech Demo Days: Good time to buy 12V products at specialty retailers

Everyone wants the latest technology, but not all of us can drop big coin on a new car. During Car Tech Demo Days, it’s the aftermarket to the rescue!

My low-tech tailgate lock gets Piston Slap’d

Tailgate thievery is a real thing. How do you combat it using just a couple of dollars, five minutes of your time, and a low-tech tailgate lock? Here’s how:

Record valet shenanigans in your new Corvette? Yes, you can.

Heads up, valet drivers: Get saucy with the clientele’s new Corvette, and you might get caught red-handed. Prod the skinny pedal at your own peril.

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Hack a Tesla, win 10 grand! And we have a winner!

The problem with a “hack a Tesla, win 10 grand” prize is if you are lucky enough to own a Tesla, futzing with the control modules to hack them would probably not bode too well for the warranty claims. But, at a hacking conference called Symposium on Security for Asia Network (SyScan) to be held in Beijing, China more »

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OEMs, suppliers work to stop hackers from taking over your car

A group gathered at Delphi Automotive headquarters in Troy, MI aim to stop would-be automotive hackers in their tracks.

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Ford, Intel explore new applications for interior cameras

Ford and Intel are exploring ways interior cameras might be used in future vehicles. Here’s what they say the car interior of the future might look like:

Car Tech Demo Days 2014 underway now

You may have seen your local news station talking about aftermarket car technology or Car Tech Demo Days. The local affiliates get involved with the national program.