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    Report: CA stops plans for RFID-enabled driver's licenses [w/poll]
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    California could have become the fifth state to issue enhanced driver's licenses (EDL) and identification cards embedded with radio frequency identification (RFID) chips, but last Friday, state lawmakers suspended the legislation over privacy concerns. The RFID-equipped cards were to be optional, ...

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    Detroit: Ford takes interactivity to The Cloud with new Detroit show display
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    The Detroit Auto Show won't swing open its doors officially until Monday's press days, but that doesn't mean the show hasn't already taken hold at Cobo Hall, as thousands of workers are busy erecting stands, checking lighting and jockeying vehicles into place. Ford Motor Company officials invited ...

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    Infographic: The Unstealable Car
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    What a theft-proof car requires – Click above to view the image after the jump
    According to HomeSecurity.net, one million vehicles (worth a total of $7.5 billion) were stolen in the United States last year. If you don't want to join a top ten list of vehicles dominated by Honda and Toyota, ...

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    Report: Japanese automakers developing e-tag system to streamline auto shipments
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    Cars might be techno-marvels, but the way cars get from the factory to your driveway, in large part, isn't. Plain old ink and paper, with carbon copies for good measure, still factors into the process – and that means an extra dose of time and (potential) error as well. Japan's Yomiuri ...

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    New York now offering Enhanced Driver's Licenses with RFID
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    New York has now become the second state in the country to offer RFID-embedded driver's licenses. Following Washington State's lead last year, the radio-frequency identification (aka RFID) licenses will be offered at a $30 premium over the standard driver's license. The benefits of the RFID license ...

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    Another giant leap for Big Brother: four states to insert RFID chips in driver's licenses
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/politics/Another_giant_leap_for_Big_Brother'; Just because you have an RFID chip in your driver's license doesn't mean the authorities are watching you; it simply means they can if they want, whenever they want. Arizona, Michigan, Vermont, and Washington will be ...

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    Malaysia implements e-Plate with RFID to quell auto theft
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    Yesterday it was chipped tires, today it's chipped license plates. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is becoming more popular in everything from credit cards and passports to toll transponders and now license plates. RFID tags can simplify life by providing an automatic ID when scanned. RFID ...

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