FCA tries to protect vehicle security codesSat, 27, Aug 2016
Fiat Chrysler is threatening serious repercussions to anyone who uses its internal DealerCONNECT software and provides outsiders with “key codes, radio codes and other anti-theft or security measures.”
The car's extra senses: What tech does what?Mon, 29, Aug 2016
Automakers are increasingly turning to cameras, radar, lidar and other sensor technologies to make vehicles safer and more autonomous.
Radio ID system welcomes service customers by nameMon, 22, Aug 2016
A Nissan dealership in Texas utilizes a new system that has helped exceed its targeted service revenue.
Hyundai's startup mindsetSat, 20, Aug 2016
Hyundai's partnership with Amazon's Alexa shows how a startup mentality puts it at the front of the pack.
Hyundai's Genesis unveils remote auto controls with AmazonThu, 18, Aug 2016
Genesis, Hyundai's new luxury division, today said it will be the first company to allow users to control a variety of car functions remotely using Amazon Alexa voice commands.
Detroit competition for talent ramps up in Silicon ValleyWed, 17, Aug 2016
For the first time in America's industrial history, the center for automotive technology is drifting away from Detroit. Ford, aiming to put fully autonomous vehicles into the economy by 2021, announced that it's doubling the size of its office in Silicon Valley to 260 people and investing in four companies that are key to building self-driving cars.
Hyundai exec, seeking Silicon Valley tie-ups, wants to knock down fortress mentalityTue, 16, Aug 2016
A go-it-alone strategy won’t cut it anymore, says Hwang Seung Ho, Hyundai’s executive vice president of information technology development. He thinks the carmaker needs to be far more open to tie-ups with tech upstarts and Silicon Valley giants to remain competitive in the race to dominate the coming era of connected cars and autonomous driving.
Delphi gets in position for driverless carsMon, 15, Aug 2016
Delphi Automobile's Aug. 1 announcement of plans to launch a ride-hailing service were an attention grabber.
General Motors innovation could rewrite service businessMon, 15, Aug 2016
A new OnStar feature, Protective Alerts, is designed to identify and repair vehicle problems before the check-engine light comes on; that GM innovation could rewrite the service business.
Lear renames electrical business segment to emphasize connectivityTue, 09, Aug 2016
Lear Corp. said it has renamed its electrical business segment "E-Systems" to better reflect the complexity of its automotive electrical systems.
Ore. dealer gets savvy with recall repairsMon, 08, Aug 2016
One Oregon dealer found a way to identify used vehicles in inventory that have open safety recalls.
Bosch wants to be a player in market for connected carsMon, 08, Aug 2016
Robert Bosch predicts that half of all new cars sold in Europe will have some level of connectivity by 2020. The world's biggest supplier expects to have a substantial share of this business, says board member Dirk Hoheisel.