Well, I do think this is a solution. The author's point, as I interpreted it, is that automakers will not be exempted from following the well-proven, well-understood authentication process. Cumbersome it may be, there will be no shortcuts.
The title of this post is "solving... " but there weren't a lot of solutions -- or any -- given. The answer it seems is that we secure inter-car communications the same inefficient and relatively easily hacked way that we secure the internet. Doesn't really give me a lot of hope.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.