Americans love shiny and new technology. Some of us worship it almost like a god.
But we should have learned by now that when the glamor of the gadget wears off, it can turn on you in an instant. Suddenly you realize, you are a slave.
Residents of a county near Denver, Colorado, found this out the hard way last summer when a “voluntary” Smart Thermostat program they were enrolled in to help conserve energy suddenly became not so voluntary. During the hottest days of the summer, they found themselves locked out of their own thermostats, which set themselves at a temperature preferred by the state and the utility company, not the occupants of the house.
The same trendlines are in place for appliances, automobiles, laptops, cellphones, and pretty much every consumer product. Have you noticed that with each new model, more control over the product’s operation is ceded to the manufacturer while less control is retained by the owner? This invokes the warning of Klaus Schwab and the World Economic Forum which ominously predicted the future will be one in which: “You will own nothing,” you will have “no privacy,” and learn to like it. Yes, you may have the title or the receipt showing you purchased the item in part or in full, but do you really own it?
In yet another a glimpse of this dystopian future that global technocrats have in store for us, Ford Motor Company filed a U.S. patent application recently that shows autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicles could soon be able to repossess themselves if their owners miss lease or loan payments.
Zero Hedge writes:
“The idea of self-driving cars repossessing themselves might sound dystopian, but it is not surprising that automakers are considering this technology to ensure payment. Repossession is a common practice, and as we’ve described recently, cracks are beginning to form in the subprime auto loan market.”
The patent, titled “Systems and Methods to Repossess a Vehicle,” explains how a future lineup of Ford vehicles would be capable of disabling “a functionality of one or more components of the vehicle.”
This patent application was first filed with the U.S. Patent Office in August 2021 and formally published less than two weeks ago on February 23.
According to the application, if a driver misses a car payment, the vehicle will disable air-conditioning, radio, GPS, and cruise control to irritate the driver.
If the owner misses more payments, the repossession cycle will worsen. The car would emit an “incessant and unpleasant sound.” Worse, the vehicle might lock out the driver on certain days until payments are made.
And still, if the lockout doesn’t work and payments are missed, the vehicle could drive to a safe, nearby location for a repo team to seize it and avoid confrontation with the owner.
Technocracy expert Patrick Wood commented as follows regarding this technology.
With the addition of kill-switches and full-control automation of the car, they can be programmed to automatically repossess themselves if you miss a payment. Further, if the police want to pull you over faster than you pull yourself over, the kill switch could be used to force you to the side of the road. Even during a routine stop, your car could be disabled to prevent driving away prematurely.
It should be noted that buried in the Biden regime’s nearly $1 trillion infrastructure bill, passed by Congress in 2021, is a section that mandates all vehicles manufactured in the United States by 2026 to be outfitted with remote kill switches.
Their utopia is our dystopia.
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11 thoughts on “Miss your car payment? Ford Motor Co. working on technology that would allow vehicles to repossess themselves”
Please watch this symbol on the world economic forum website.
It’s fairly easy to reach underneath the headliner and unscrew the antenna cable from the car’s cell phone (“shark fin”) antenna, and also the GPS antenna cable if desired. (A car stereo shop also can do this for you.) It’s a 5-minute job. This will prevent the car from communicating with or being tracked by anybody. Simple!
This is why I drive an 18 year old car and anything that needs replacing, like a dishwasher or washer, has the least amount of technological “bells and whistles” available. Choosing the most basic version ensures that there are less things that can go wrong with it. We’re in the process of getting a new stove and dh asked me if I’d like one with bluetooth ~ bluetooth? I had to look up what a stove would use bluetooth for because I couldn’t understand it. I, of course, said no and we’re looking for the most basic model available.
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clear thinking people maybe not even god believing know that the United States is finished and the Rapture is getting closer so many i talk with just can’t accept it as many signs that are shown and some of these people are very intelligent it’s funny how god works some get it others don’t and as dumb as i am i get it!
Electric bikes are not connected the way e cars are. In fact, you can Jerry rig an ordinary 10 speed into an e bike that runs on phone batteries.
We need to better educate ourselves regarding the technology we use.
This is not a call to full Luddism but practicing discernment. If the technocrats take full control of the grid/net we may have to look at their devices as the Ring of Power in Tolkien’s LOTR.
Sauron used his ring to corrupt the lesser rings which had been used for good so their power also had to be diminished in the end. “Three rings for Elven kings under the sky.”
Been thinking a lot about that book. It taught me the dangers of the love of power. Even as a child.
RE: This invokes the warning of Klaus Schwab and the World Economic Forum which ominously predicted the future will be one in which: “You will own nothing,” you will have “no privacy,” and learn to like it. Yes, you may have the title or the receipt showing you purchased the item in part or in full, but do you really own it?
In this Orwellian “Digital Age” all taxable merchandise in the UN Global Village’s e-commerce, including the souls of men, must be digitally marked with the identification number of Socialism’s Security System. Metaphorically engraved within their forehead’s memory and embedded within their hand-held credit card, or in their hand’s signature, is the digital name of the Marxist Beast’s antichrist spirit. No man can legally buy, sell, engage in the cashless global-e-commerce, obtain a driver’s license, a bank account, a passport, a business license, or be hired for employment without providing evidence of being marked with Socialism’s Security Number. From cradle to grave the digitally-marked souls of Neo-Babylonians are held captive as Orwellian wards of Socialism’s demon-cratic State.
Digitally-marked human souls that are held captive within Socialism’s abominable Security System become the Marxist Beast’s property and commercial capital. From cradle to grave these deluded human souls become Socially-Secured dependent-wards of the Beast’s UN Global Village. Branded for life with the Beast’s SS#, they are not unlike beef cattle that bear their owner’s digital name stapled to their ear. Contently chewing their cud, these brute beasts fatten up in the comfortable ‘security’ of the slaughterhouse feedlot. Oblivious to the holocaust that awaits their numbered souls, they are analogous to the Third Reich’s Jews who were corralled, numbered, showered, and thrown into Auschwitz’s ovens.
I hear you on stand in the gap radio program and just wanted to reach out and let you know that I enjoy your work and I get excited when you are on stand in the gap~ I wish you were on more often but at least I get your articles via email~ keep up the good work Leo and God bless you my Brother in Christ Jesus!!!
If I never get to meet ya on this side of the sod I shall meet ya in Glory! Woohoo!! What a day that will be! Even so, COME, Lord Jesus!!
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Crazy as it sounds its all true. My husband brought our vehicle in for the inspection yesterday and a recall item to be replaced. They kept trying to push a new vehicle on my husband. Our truck is fine and I have no intention of replacing it.
I may suggest training to walk a few miles or further in case the new remote switches disable ones ability to make it home. I have no intention of upgrading anything. Keeping up with the latest technology is intended to frustrate and make people miserable. Be smart, stay alert. Thank you Leo for keeping us informed.
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Naomi Wolf recommends sticking to analog devices as much as possible. If I had a car I would seek to “upgrade” it by replacing the engine with one that can run on alcohol.
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