In this panel, we'll debate the pros and cons of connected vehicles and investigate the less discussed side of the future of our cars.
- Jeremy Korzeniewski
- Aug 28, 2016
After entering the vehicle identification number, hackers used FCA's DealerCONNECT to reprogram the cars' security systems to accept generic keys.
Americans have short memories. Despite a number of prominent car-hacking developments in recent months, only 26 percent of respondents to a Kelley Blue Book survey could recall an instance of vehicle hacking over the past year. As automakers pour connected features into new cars, the findings released Tuesday suggest drivers are unaware of the potential risks.
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