“Build a car hacking spy device to remotely read and send CAN commands and track GPS location. All based on open source software/hardware.
In this project I use a Beaglebone Blue to connect it to a CAN bus on a vehicle via OBDII port. I show how to use can-utils and python-can to send and receive CAN messages. I also cover how to connect a GPS module and a cellular modem to the Beaglebone, so you can remotely get and send data to a moving car. I use Python scripts to gather GPS coordinates and decode the CAN messages (car speed, engine, RPM, temperature, etc) and then send everything to a simple Flask server running on AWS.”