EV/AV Report: March 7, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — In today’s EV/AV report, Honda and Sony partner to create more electrically integrated vehicles, charging pads installed across Gothenberg and KIA announces a line-up of 14 battery electric vehicles by 2030. Tech-driven With oil prices rising across Canada, the demand for electric vehicles is all but growing, contributing to the birth of […]

Premiere Services wants to help keep claims ‘green’

A reconditioned infotainment system. Through a process of acquiring salvage stereos, refurbishing them and deleting any personally identifiable information, Premiere’s QRP product line offers the marketplace a cost-effective and reliable option, according to Premiere Services.

By Erin McLaughlin Toronto, Ontario — October 26, 2017 — The year was 1991 when Mark Puente’s stereo was stolen from his car. His insurance carrier paid him for his loss, but he was on his own to get it replaced. He knew there had to be a better way. The experience led him to found […]

Could recyclers sell electronics as parts instead of scrap?

An engine control module from a Toyota. The Vehicle Security Professional program could allow some recyclers to sell modules as parts rather than for their scrap value.

Hamilton, Ontario — September 21, 2016 — Electronic components are everywhere in modern vehicles, and buying new ones is often extremely expensive. Could automotive recyclers sell these components, not as scrap, but as parts? John Norris thinks so. He administers the Vehicle Security Professional (VSP) program, a data exchange system designed to allow eligible automotive […]

New book exposes car security vulnerabilities

The Car Hacker's Handbook is published by No Starch Press.

San Francisco, California — February 29, 2016 — Car hacking has frequently made headlines in the last few years. This is a growing concern for anyone in the automotive industry, especially as automotive computers proliferate. Making matters worse, these computers are increasingly connected through the “Internet of Things.” A new book examines these vulnerabilities and […]