The Truth About Cars » car computer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » car computer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Did Other OEMs Know Volkswagen Was Cheating? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/oems-know-volkswagen-cheating/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/oems-know-volkswagen-cheating/#comments Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1186290 While working on a story about some very old cars, I stumbled upon something relevant to the latest big story in the automotive world. I ran into a Model T collector who’s also a powertrain engineer for Ford. Seizing the opportunity, I asked him if he could tell me what he was working on (sometimes […]

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While working on a story about some very old cars, I stumbled upon something relevant to the latest big story in the automotive world. I ran into a Model T collector who’s also a powertrain engineer for Ford. Seizing the opportunity, I asked him if he could tell me what he was working on (sometimes […]

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Computer Crashes, Car Crashes, People Die http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/computer-crashes-car-crashes-people-die/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/computer-crashes-car-crashes-people-die/#comments Mon, 20 Aug 2012 17:20:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457417 Security experts told Reuters that car computers “are vulnerable to hacks by attackers looking to steal cars, eavesdrop on conversations, or even harm passengers by causing vehicles to crash” and that automakers have failed to protect these systems. “You can definitely kill people,” said John Bumgarner, chief technology officer of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit […]

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Security experts told Reuters that car computers “are vulnerable to hacks by attackers looking to steal cars, eavesdrop on conversations, or even harm passengers by causing vehicles to crash” and that automakers have failed to protect these systems. “You can definitely kill people,” said John Bumgarner, chief technology officer of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit […]

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Toyota Recall Includes Computer Reflash, Trimming Gas Pedals http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/toyota-recall-includes-computer-reflash-trimming-gas-pedals/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/toyota-recall-includes-computer-reflash-trimming-gas-pedals/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2010 00:42:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344129 We’ve gotten hold of documents relating to that other Toyota recall, the one from last fall regarding pedal interference with floor mats. Tying the floor mats to the seats was the short term fix, but now Toyota has the permanent solution. This includes cars with the Denso pedal that is not part of the sticky-pedal […]

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We’ve gotten hold of documents relating to that other Toyota recall, the one from last fall regarding pedal interference with floor mats. Tying the floor mats to the seats was the short term fix, but now Toyota has the permanent solution. This includes cars with the Denso pedal that is not part of the sticky-pedal […]

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