I am not allowed to ready your article. You post so many NYT articles, that I exceeded my limit. I’m not going to subscribe, so you might tell us what is contained in the article.
And now I’ll guess that it’s watching me, the driver, with a camera. To avoid this on my laptops and iPad, I put a piece of opaque tape over the camera. I doubt this is about monitoring vehicle data, since that is yesterday’s tomatoes.