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Can hackers take over your car?

...accelerating and shifting. Electronic gas pedal position sensors, for instance, are more reliable than the old throttle cables. Electronic parts also reduce weight and help cars use less gasoline. The networks of little computers inside today's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-04/can-hackers-take-over-your-ca
Kia recalls Sedona mini-vans

...because of potential problems with a throttle cable that could lead to a crash. Kia...2003-05 model years because the throttle cable might stick, especially in freezing conditions. The throttle cable connects the gas pedal and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/29/liv_459907.shtml
Life & style
Business briefs

...machinery and equipment through the Screven County Development Authority. Capro Inc., which manufactures brake and throttle cables for lawnmowers in Swainsboro, will receive $300,000 to build warehouse space. Strong Financial to pay trading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/21/bus_416260.shtml
Business
Near-perfect drive for winning Porsche at Rolex 24

...They pushed the winning Porsche hard during the night, leading several times before tire problems, two broken throttle cables and, finally, a broken header, ended their hopes of victory. "That Prototype car really gave us a good run for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/03/nas_374455.shtml
Nascar
Vasser takes provional pole at Cleveland

...second to Zanardi last year, was one of the favorites to lead Friday's qualifying, but had problems with a sticking throttle cable. Cars on Firestone tires dominated the session, taking the top six positions and 11 of the top 14. Goodyear's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/11/oth_233136.shtml
Other sports
Team Penske dominates pole

...supplanting veteran teammate Helio Castroneves. The Brazilian's string of three in a row was ended by a broken throttle cable. SPECTATOR STRUCK BY CAR: In Spartanburg, S.C. , authorities say a woman was injured but is expected to recover...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/06/nas_464665.shtml
Nascar
Parade injuries result in lawsuit

...convertible was recalled in 2002 after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration received 18 reports of the throttle cable fraying. The fray resulted in acceleration and loss of throttle control, the federal agency stated. Mary Gauthier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/19/met_416050.shtml
Metro
Harvick takes New Hampshire pole

...was the 1999 Winston Cup rookie of the year. The throttle cables on both cars were believed to have gotten stuck...the steering column and a new type of stop on the throttle cable. "The track is in excellent condition; the best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/12/oth_312485.shtml
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