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The Jeep Cherokee hack gets worse — if hackers can get physical access to the car first

The Jeep Cherokee hack gets worse — if hackers can get physical access to the car first The hacks can now take over more of the car, but only via physical access, such as via a laptop connected physically to the car’s OBD-II (on-board diagnostics) port.A year ago, online-security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek attached themselves remotely to a Jeep Cherokee.

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.Meanwhile, Asian brands led by Lexus and Toyota took seven of the top 10 spots along with Buick (!

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.They do look cool, but owners’ ratings pushed the Model X into the 10-worst-models ranking and dragged Tesla down to 25 of 29 brands.

Taller, more rugged Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon coming to a trail near you

Taller, more rugged Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon coming to a trail near you With Jeep poised to introduce the next-generation Wrangler before the end of the year, the company is sending off the current model with a limited edition named Recon that’s designed to make short work of rugged terrain.The Recon is based on the Wrangler Rubicon, a variant that stands out as one of the most capable off-roaders on the market.