Volvo will sell you an armoured, ballistics-resistant XC90 for £450,000


For the same price as eight regular Volvo XC90s, you can have a subtly-styled Swedish SUV with 1,400kg worth of AK47 bullet-resistant armour.
Keyless car thefts help push insurance claims to seven-year high

Keyless car thefts cause insurance claim surge


The Association of British Insurers says keyless thefts have helped cause stolen car claim costs to double over the last five years.
Ford introduces key fob with

New anti-keyless theft fob from Ford


Ford has launched a new key fob that the company claims makes its cars impervious to "relay attack" thefts.
Toyota patents thief-deterring in-car tear gas dispenser

Toyota patents thief-deterring tear gas dispenser


Toyota has filed a patent for a novel security tool: an in-car air freshener that can also spray tear gas to ward off potential thieves.

Mixed results in first new car keyless tech tests


In tests conducted by Thatcham Research, nearly two thirds of the assessed vehicles were found to be susceptible to keyless car thefts.

Tesla rolls out Dog Mode and Sentry Mode


Though it's claimed to improve security, Tesla's Sentry Mode will likely appeal more to fans of the 1968 sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The Sun reporters steal 10 keyless cars in seconds with legal gadget

Reporters 'steal' 10 keyless cars in seconds


Reporters from The Sun newspaper managed to steal 10 cars in "a few moments" using a legal gadget than can unlock the doors and start the engines
Driving Skoda's bullet-resistant, blast-proof Superb Estate

Driving Skoda's bulletproof Superb Estate


At first glance this Skoda Superb Estate looks like any other. But look a little closer.
Tech: when the postman rings twice, just say hello

Tech: when the postman rings twice, just say hello


Smart doorbells that call your phone so you can talk to vistors when you're out are set to take off. But will they help or harm home security?