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Monthly Archives: February 2017

All about Hacking of the Car Software

Each day technology advances by leaps and bounds and as such, it has become more and more integrated into vehicles even. More cars are including technology that extends well beyond power windows and a radio, more and more cars are coming equipped with GPS monitoring systems and other Bluetooth and smart-tech to make the driving experience easier and more luxurious than ever before. With the added technology leading cars to resemble computers more and more, drivers are beginning to become concerned that computer hacking into their vehicles may become a real issue in the near future. If you have a more recent vehicle and are worried about vital information being compromised, here are some things to know and remember when it comes to hacking the software in a vehicle. Known Cases Have Asterisks– Despite what you may have heard regarding the hacking of vehicles, sto ... read more

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Preparing Your Car for a One Day Trip

While long road trips are a staple of most summers, one-day trips require just as much preparation for your vehicle to ensure that it goes off without a hitch. A one-day excursion is a great getaway without the extensive planning of a longer road trip but make sure that your vehicle is ready before going on any type of trip. Before you head out on your next one-day trip, take these following steps as a precaution to help ensure that your car is ready and able to handle whatever the road may throw at it along with also making sure that you have everything that you or your car may need. Some steps to consider Have Your Vehicle Inspected– A full points inspection of your car is part of the routine maintenance schedule designed to keep your vehicle running properly and to help diagnose any issues but prior to leaving on a one-day trip, have a professional mec ... read more

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