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Car hacking risk may be broader than Fiat Chrysler: US regulator


Clamping down: Rosekind said the NHTSA is investigating how many car makers have received radios from Fiat's supplier, outed as Harman International Industries Inc's uConnect radio by a white hat hacker. Photo: Reuters

Clamping down: Rosekind said the NHTSA is investigating how many car makers have received radios from Fiat's supplier, outed as Harman International Industries Inc's uConnect radio by a white hat hacker. Photo: Reuters

WASHINGTON: The cybersecurity issues that led Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to recall 1.4 million vehicles this month could pose a problem for cars and trucks from other automakers, the top US auto safety regulator said. 

Mark Rosekind, who heads the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said his watchdog agency is trying to determine how many car makers have received radios from the company that supplied Fiat Chrysler. 

   

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