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Computer scientists and hackers challenge car security in Las Vegas

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in Auto, Featured | 0 comments

Las Vegas will be hosting a major hacking conference next month called DefCon 21, and there is interesting talk coming from it promising to reveal security shortcomings of the electronic network systems of modern cars.

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Voice-to-text as distracting as texting is

Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 in Auto, Featured | 0 comments

The intent of voice-to-text technology is to make texting while driving safer but according to a new study it might prove to actually be as distracting as using a hand-held device is.

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Aluminium use in cars to almost double in the coming decade

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Auto, Featured | 0 comments

As we've reported on several occasions, fuel consumption reduction is on the minds of all carmakers, and the approach to this constantly shifting horizon differs, from focusing on electric vehicles, developing hybrids, working on new battery technology, smaller engines for smaller cars, but possibly one of the easiest ways of increasing a vehicle's fuel efficiency is just making it lighter.

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