The FordPass smartphone app still lets a rental-car customer control a vehicle five months after it was returned.
Modern cars have a computer flaw that lets hackers cut off vital systems such as brakes or steering. There's no easy fix available.
On Jan. 19, 2038, millions of the world's computer systems and smart devices will suddenly be unable to tell time, with massive consequences.
Google's self-driving car arm, Waymo, and Fiat Chrysler are putting more of its vehicles on the road to find out how people would use them and what features they'd like.
Google's self-driving car subsidiary Waymo reports that its vehicles have gotten significantly safer over the past year.
By adding "OK Google" to the latest Android Auto update, drivers can access all sorts of features just by speaking while staying safe behind the wheel.
Nissan is using its tech from autonomous cars in chairs that can save you from unnecessary physical strain by moving you along in line while sitting.
Google and Tesla are moving too fast toward fully autonomous vehicles, and it's good that the government is intervening to slow them down.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says a software update, meant to make its Autopilot feature safer, could be released next week.
Hackers could wirelessly unlock the doors of more than 100 million Volkswagens, Audis, Fords, Nissans and Chevrolets made since 1995.
Obstacle-detection sensors on autonomous and self-driving cars can be fooled by ultrasonic and radar jammers, and even LED flashlights, according to research presented at the Defcon hacker conference.
Self-driving cars will only make our highways and streets more dangerous, a security expert said at the BSides conference in Las Vegas.
GM executives' declaration that they didn't care about automotive security triggered the Pentagon to fund the famous Jeep hack of 2013.
The Lemur BlueDriver is supposed to give drivers info about their cars, but lax authentication makes it a potential security disaster.
New devices promise to add Wi-Fi to your car by plugging into the car's diagnostic port. That's a terrible and dangerous idea.
A white-hat hacker has built a $100 computer that exploits flaws in GM's OnStar app to take control of vehicles.
A software vulnerability puts 1.4 million vehicles at risk of attack from hackers. Here's how to fix the problem.
At the urging of federal regulators, Fiat Chrysler issued a recall to patch vehicles affected by a software hack revealed earlier this week.
With yet another major automotive hire under its belt, Apple seems even closer to launching its long-rumored electric car.
British police arrested 16 people in a crackdown on thieves who use hacking devices to bypass car security systems and start the engines.
A report says hackers can steal personal data from your car, or even remotely hijack it. Here's how they do it, and how you can stop them.
Following up its CarPlay integration in fall 2014, Pioneer is adding three new in-dash receivers featuring Android Auto for 2015.
New patent suggests remote control of windows, doors and engine via an iPhone. With GPS, the car could even respond as you approach it.
Many cars have hidden entertainment and communication features that only need to be turned on. One hacker decided to find out how.
InCar minimizes distractions while you drive by providing just essential functions via voice control and reducing incoming notifications.
Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., asks 20 major manufacturers tough questions about automotive security and driver privacy.
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