Ferrari's New Security System: It’s A Lion

Arab Motors TV and the Gold Rush Rally have unveiled this image of Ferrari's new security system consisting of a lion that sits on top of your car. That's it. Just a lion on your Ferrari. » 9/12/12 4:00pm 9/12/12 4:00pm

Remember When U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa Was The Voice Of "Viper"?

U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., will become chairman of a key U.S. House committee should Republicans take control. Issa's previous public protection gig: Launching the Viper car alarm in the '80s, using his voice for the "STAND BACK" warning. » 10/28/10 3:00pm 10/28/10 3:00pm

Potential LeMons South Miscreants Beware: The Taiwanese National Anthem…

We were were too busy to adminster the Ozzy Osbourne Inertial Penalty Horn at the Gator-O-Rama 24 Hours Of LeMons, but not to worry! We're going to South Carolina armed with two very noisy penalties… » 3/21/09 12:00pm 3/21/09 12:00pm

Tim Robbins Really Doesn't Like Car Alarms

Let's say you're Tim Robbins for a minute (we know, only in your dreams), and in your latest movie play a guy living in New York City whose wife plays the cello and a car alarm goes off. That would be enough to make you spin out and become a bizarre anti-car alarm vigilante calling himself the "Rectifier," right?… » 5/09/08 2:00pm 5/09/08 2:00pm

German Scientists Crack Remote Code, Cars And Garages Vulnerable To…

Ever wonder how all the remote openers in the world don't set each other off on a regular basis? It all has to do with the mysterious KeeLoq security system, made by Microchip Technology. The system is used by quite a few automakers in their remote keyfobs and in garage door openers to keep things secure. Well, the… » 4/09/08 4:30pm 4/09/08 4:30pm