Profile of Ken Simmons

All articles of Ken Simmons

  • Hacking Back

    It turns out Wired magazine fans weren’t the only ones given a bit of a jolt by that news. Fiat-Chrysler, which had been involved in the hacking ...

  • It's complicated

    The story that reported the numbers on Aug. 17, (Traffic deaths up sharply in first 6 months of 2015; better economy, lower gas prices cited) ...

  • Flying the colours

    Not that there's anything wrong with that, mind you. It's no different than the faux racing leathers the sport-bike guys love, or a Camaro ...

  • Payback

    It is true any car with a cellconnected system, or built-in hotspot, might be vulnerable to potentially nefarious dealings, a fact the Jeep brass ...

  • Remote control

    Security consultants Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have uncovered a vulnerability in Chrysler's onboard computer that lets them infiltrate ...

  • One word: plastics

    Today, though, there are movements afoot aimed at reducing at least the impact of asphalt - as much as two per cent of all road transport ...

  • Cool thrill on the hill

    Hardly. It was a decent and enthusiastic group that welcomed the opening act, a reformed Timber who mixed some of (one must assume) their ...

  • Saturday night was the night

    Hardly. It was a decent and enthusiastic group that welcomed the opening act, a reformed Timber who mixed some of (one must assume) their ...

  • Back seat trouble

    But you may think you give up a measure of safety riding shotgun. Closer to the windshield, and that hard dash. Surely those relegated to the ...

  • The world-beater is back

    The CAV (Cape Advanced Vehicles, based in Cape Town, South Africa) is one of a slew of GT40 replicas and kits introduced over the years. But what ...