A Tesla driver figured out a way to implant the RFID tag from her Model 3’s keycard into her forearm. Now, all she needs to do to unlock and turn on her car is to hold her forearm near the console — no physical key fob or smartphone required. The Verge reports: Amie DD is […]
Forget the keycard or phone app, one software engineer is trying out a new way to unlock and start her Tesla Model 3. Amie DD, who has a background in game simulation and programming, recently released a video showing how she “biohacked” her body. The software engineer removed the RFID chip from the Tesla Model […]
Last October, Tesla said that its Model 3 had the “lowest probability of injury of any vehicle ever tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).” Two days later, the agency responded without naming Tesla by saying that its “5-star rating is the highest safety rating a vehicle can achieve,” but that it “does […]
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Driven: Owning an electric car in Australia could become much more than just driving from A to B with a reduced carbon footprint, according to Nissan Australia which launched the new version of the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle in Melbourne on Wednesday. Nissan confirmed at the launch […]
Enlarge / A Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric automobile sits connected to a charger inside a Tesla store in Munich, Germany, on Monday, March 30, 2015. (credit: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images) According to a report today from CNBC, Tesla is working on research and development of battery cells in a lab near its […]
On Wednesday of this week, an Israeli firm called Regulus Cyber issued a press release stating that “spoofing attacks on the Tesla GNSS (GPS) receiver could easily be carried out wirelessly and remotely.” In the firm’s demonstration attack on a Model 3, “the car reacted as if the exit was just 500 feet away—abruptly slowing […]
The big T is reportedly bringing back one of its most popular features in an effort to move its inventory of pre-hardware-update Models S and X during its latest stock slump.
Enlarge (credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images) Police in the Netherlands on Thursday arrested a Tesla driver who had apparently fallen asleep at the wheel while driving down the highway. A Dutch police agency reported the arrest on Instagram. A 50-year-old man was spotted driving close to the car ahead of him on the A27 road. “When […]
The update affects the battery’s thermal management systems and its charge control systems and is being rolled out on Wednesday.