The internet of 3500-pound things: Big data arrives in your car
Big data has the automobile in its sights and the results will be good for both the vehicle and its owner ... or there’s a concern about data security (VIN number X needs an oil change?), but mostly Ford isn’t dying to help the competition.
UPDATE: KPD confirms local man owns car stolen in 1974
Joseph MacDonald reported the car stolen to the Knoxville Police Department back in 1974. Police were able to match the car's VIN number from that report to the vehicle found by custom officials, verifying that it's MacDonald's car. Now, it's up to ...
Landscaper tied to stolen property
Glen Latz of Norwood, who owns Latz Landscaping on Piermont Road ... two counts of altering a trademark/vehicle identification number and two counts of simulating an insurance card. He was released on $27,000 bail. The charges were filed after officers ...
Vehicle assessments to be based on VIN
Vernon County Assessor Cherie Roberts has started using vehicle identification numbers ... She likes using the number to get an accurate assessment, because "it's not fair to tax someone who owns a plain-Jane model of a vehicle the same as someone driving ...
Who owns the Cincinnati Ferrari?
An international battle rages over the ownership of a rare Ferrari Grand Prix car. The Cincinnati owner, the late Karl Kleve, had reported it stolen ... it had acquired a different chassis number, 0394, as the vin plate and half of it's parts are still ...