New Wheels for Karma
The Revero developed by Karma Automotive has been revealed and will be available for ordering by the general public on September 8th, while previous Fisker Karma owners can order now. Holding onto much of its original style, it’s been said there are significant mechanical updates under the skin. The Revero will remain a plug-in hybrid with some re-engineered details to improve performance. Final price is expected to range from $135,000 to $150,000.
Visit Karma’s Press Release
Canadian Auto Industry Woes
The Big Three: Ford Motor Co., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and General Motors, are in the midst of negotiations with Unifor, Canada’s auto workers union. Workers fear that Canada’s auto industry is at risk, due to lower labor costs in Mexico. Unifor is working to find solutions and help show worth in the Canadian operations.
For more information, read the Unifor Press Release
Problems for VW Keyless Systems
Experts at the University of Birmingham have published a paper stating they were able to clone VW remote keyless entry controls. Found in tens of millions of vehicles using the ‘constant-key’ scheme over the past 20 years, the European researchers plan to announce for insights at the Usenix Security Conference in Austin.
We will keep an eye on this story and offer more details as this story develops. View the original story from Reuters here.