A massive data leak has revealed the personnel files of hundreds of employees at Jaguar Land Rover's factory in Solihull, England. The documents reveal details such as sick days used, disciplinary issues and — most notably — red lines indicating potential firings in the weeks or months ahead. In total, the personal records of more than 600 workers were released. JLR is scrambling to contain the crisis. The breach was first reported by the Huffington Post UK, with the automaker initia
Tesla's asking for permission first, promising privacy, and allowing owners to opt out at any time.
One reporter used New York City's open data and Google Maps to determine that the NYPD was issuing thousands of tickets on streets where parking is legal.
Ford CEO says that collecting lots and lots of data, with permission, will let the automaker figure out what customers want before they know they want it.
Ford is hoping data will make the difference in its quest to create a city friendly to both cars and bikes with what it calls a "mobility experiment" known as Info Cycle.
Google acknowledged its self-driving cars have been involved in 11 car accidents. But data privacy concerns may be the bigger issue with autonomous vehicles.
For teens, a driver's license can represent freedom. For parents, it can represent fear. Now there's a way parents can alleviate some of their worries and monitor their teen drivers.
Two days after saying automakers have little clue how to safeguard their cars from cyber attacks, US Senator Ed Markey has proposed legislation that would compel car companies to fix security holes.
Interested in savings as much as 30 percent off your insurance premiums? Safe drivers can do so, if they're willing to share their personal driving data.
"Automakers believe that strong consumer data privacy protections are essential to maintaining the trust of our customers." – Mitch Bainwol
Technically speaking, Audi's R18 E-Tron Quattro is quite technical. The German automaker says the diesel-hybrid is the "most complex race car" it's ever created. And we'll take their word for it.
The federal government's plan to build a nationwide database of information culled from license-plate scanners has been canceled. Officials from the Department of Homeland Security quickly reversed course on the proposed project late Wednesday, saying top officials within the department and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency were unaware of it.
One day after its plans to create a massive database of information collected from license-plate scanners became widely known, the Department of Homeland Security scuttled the project.
The Department of Homeland Security wants to build a massive database of information collected from license-plate scanners across the country.
Automakers are obtaining location data through real-time navigation functions and other on-board location services and storing it for varying lengths of time. They need to provide motorists with more information on how and why they're collecting and sharing data, according to a report released Monday.
It's a dang shame that the Pontiac Firebird used in the 1980s TV show "Knight Rider" wasn't electric. Otherwise, that creepy voice would've had a lot more to tell the Hasslehoff.
Insurance companies have been using tracking devices to monitor driver behavior for a couple of years, and have learned that there are three things you might be doing that could indicate you're a higher-risk customer (and, sadly, will have to pay more that safer drivers for your insurance.)