Ford to unveil new remote-control app as BMW issues security fix

Ford is set to release its new smartphone application for its Lincoln luxury brand, which will allow users to control their vehicles remotely. The Google-designed MyLincoln smartphone app will be integrated with Android and control-locking and self-starting features. Meanwhile, BMW has issued a security patch for its ConnectedDrive infotainment system, which had a vulnerability that could have given hackers access to approximately 2.2 million BMW, Rolls-Royce and Mini cars.