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18New car seat concept uses your butt print as identification

If Fido can distinguish people and other pooches by their backsides, why not a seat? When students at the Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology in Tokyo, Japan asked that question, they came up with a car seat fitted with 360 sensors that makes a map of the pressure applied by your posterior. Among the six rumps tested, the seat was 98 percent accurate at sorting one from another.

46GM addresses Escalade's most-stolen status with new security features

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so Cadillac is rolling some new anti-theft technology into it's flagship Escalade. While the 'Sclade is pretty long-in-the-tooth these days, it's still one of the most stolen vehicles extant.

29James Winner Jr., inventor of The Club, dead at 81

James Winner Jr. made a unique mark on the automotive world. He created a product that took the country by storm and ushered in a new age of aftermarket theft deterrents. And now he's gone. Mr. Winner lost his life on September 14th, 2010 during a two-car crash in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.

12Celebrity shocker: Beckham's Bimmer boosted - again!

Real Madrid superstar and English soccer football hero David Beckham has lost his second BMW in just six months. In the latest heist, his armored BMW X-5, which was fitted with the latest in high-tech security features (including an ignition requiring a unique ID code to start the engine), was lifted from a shopping mall parking garage near Madrid.

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