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Unhacking the hacked Jeep® SUV
Full Article Here: http://blog.fcanorthamerica.com/2015/07/22/unhacking-the-hacked-jeep/
July 24, 2015 update: Click to read about the additional measures that FCA US has taken to ensure the security of the vehicles with particular 8.4-inch touchscreen systems.
Updated to clarify: Due
to market access to cellular connectivity, the 8.4 touchscreen issue
noted in the blog post is for vehicles sold only in the U.S.
We read about "hacks" every day. All industries are potential targets
of a hacker and the automotive industry has been no exception.
Well-known hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek recently teamed-up
with a WIRED reporter to publish a story that you may have read about
or seen on the news. The story highlights how Miller and Valasek hacked
into Miller's 2014 Jeep® Cherokee and remotely controlled some
functions. Miller and Valasek have been working on intentionally hacking
into Miller's vehicle over the past year as part of their on-going
research in the area of automotive cybersecurity and have communicated
with FCA about some aspects of their work.
To FCA's knowledge, there has not been a single real world incident of an unlawful or unauthorized remote hack into any FCA vehicle.
After becoming aware of the vulnerabilities in some 2013 and 2014
vehicles equipped with the 8.4 inch touchscreen systems, FCA US and
several suppliers worked to fix the vulnerabilities in model year 2015
vehicles. FCA also created a software update that eliminates the
vulnerabilities uncovered by Miller and Valasek in their laboratory
tests. This software update is available to customers right now and can
be downloaded to a USB drive from http://www.driveuconnect.com/software-update/ and installed in a vehicle.
FCA will be contacting potentially affected customers with these
details and has provided the software update to the FCA US dealer
network for immediate customer installation.
Customers can enter a vehicle identification number (VIN)
and find out if their vehicle needs the software update. If your
vehicle needs the update, you can download the software update to a USB
drive and install it yourself. Another option is to make an appointment with your FCA US dealership
and have them install it for you at no charge. The update, if installed
DIY, will take 30-45 minutes, and your vehicle needs to be parked
throughout the software update/installation process.
In addition, FCA US has been working with its suppliers to implement
additional protocols to block remote access. These changes will not
require any action by our customers.
The vehicles listed below that have a 8.4 inch touchscreen radio system need this software update:
- 2013-2014 Ram 1500 Pickup
- 2013-2014 Ram 3500 Cab Chassis
- 2013-2014 Ram 2500 Pickup
- 2013-2014 Ram 4500/5500 Cab Chassis
- 2013-2014 Ram 3500 Pickup
- 2014 Grand Cherokee
- 2014 Durango
- 2013-2014 Viper
- 2014 Cherokee
- Some 2015 Chrysler 200s
For any questions regarding how to complete the software update please call our Customer Care Center at 1-877-855-8400.
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In fuel-economy face-off, Ram sets a new bar to top, Wall Street
Journal, Feb. 5
o There's a new target
to beat in the large pickup truck fuel-economy wars: The Chrysler Group said
its Ram 1500 EcoDiesel truck has earned a U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency-estimated rating of 28 miles a gallon in highway driving, setting a new
bar to top for truck brands, especially Ford Motor Co.'s lightweight,
aluminum-bodied F-150 due out later this year, the Wall Street Journal said.
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Ram 1500 diesel sets new fuel economy benchmark for
MLive.com, Feb. 4
o Chrysler reported
that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified the 2014 Ram 1500
diesel at 28 miles per gallon on the highway, the best rating ever achieved by a
full-size, half-ton pickup, MLive.com said. With the highway mileage and a 20
mpg city rating, the EPA certified the pickup with a combined rating of 23 mpg,
the Michigan-based news website said. "The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has outstanding
pick-up truck capability with compact car-like fuel economy," said Ram Truck
President and CEO Reid Bigland, MLive.com said. The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine
delivers peak torque of 420 lb.-ft., unsurpassed among full-size trucks
equipped with V6 engines, the article said.
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