Tesla Cars, Bluetooth Locks Vulnerable to Hackers: Cybersecurity Firm

Millions of digital locks worldwide, including on Tesla cars, can be remotely unlocked by hackers exploiting a vulnerability in Bluetooth technology, a cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday. In a video shared with Reuters, NCC Group researcher Sultan Qasim Khan was able to open and then drive a Tesla using a small relay device attached to […]

Android Auto, Cars With Google Built-In to Get New Features Soon

Google has announced that Android Auto — the platform which allows drivers to access music, media and navigation apps on car infotainment system screens, and cars that have Google built-in — will be getting a string of new features later this year. Android Auto features include a new user interface, and support for suggested responses […]

Poonawalla Asks Elon Musk to Invest in Making Tesla Cars in India

Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Sunday wooed Elon Musk to invest in India to manufacture Tesla electric cars, saying it will be the best investment he would have ever made. Musk, who has made a successful $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3,40,400 crore) acquisition bid for Twitter, had in the past asked the […]

Tesla Recalls 14,600 Cars in China Over Software Fault

US car giant Tesla has recalled more than 14,600 cars in China over a software fault that could lead to safety risks, the country’s market regulator said Friday, the firm’s second callback in a month. The American brand is hugely popular in the world’s second-biggest economy but has faced complaints over quality and service. It […]

Tesla Shouldn’t Import Cars From China for Sale in India: Transport Minister

US electric vehicle maker Tesla is welcome to set up shop in India, make cars there for sale and export them, but must not import cars from China, the transport minister said on Tuesday. “Making in China and selling here is not a good proposition,” the minister, Nitin Gadkari, said during a government conference. Tesla is […]

Britain to Allow Motorists to Watch TV in Self-Driving Cars

Motorists can sit back and watch TV once self-driving cars are approved on British roads but will be banned from using handheld mobile phones, government plans revealed Wednesday. The Department for Transport (DfT) set out changes to The Highway Code to “help ensure the first wave of self-driving vehicles are used safely”. A DfT spokesman […]

Tesla Recalls Nearly 128,000 Cars in China: Here’s Why

Tesla has recalled nearly 128,000 cars in China due to a fault that could “increase the risk of vehicle collision”, the country’s state market regulator said. It is the latest hitch for the US electric vehicle giant that is hugely popular in China, but has also faced complaints from consumers and been hit by COVID-19 […]

Tesla Delivers Over 1 Million Cars Over Past Year, and Over 310,000 in Q1

US electric car manufacturer Tesla shipped a record number of more than one million cars over the past year, according to figures published Saturday. The company delivered 1.06 million cars from April 2021 to March 2022, including more than 310,000 cars in the first quarter of this year alone, which is 67 percent higher than […]

ArenaEV gets a new feature: a tool to calculate a car’s range in different driving conditions

We recently launched our new project, ArenaEV, and we are constantly working to make it more useful. Today we’re launching the first new feature, the Real world range tool, which will help in your EV purchasing decisions by showing you how far a particular model can go on a single charge. There is no simple […]

Cost of EVs to Be at Par With Petrol-Run Cars in 2 Years: Nitin Gadkari

Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said rapid strides in technology and green fuel will reduce the cost of electric automobiles, bringing them at par with petrol-run vehicles in the next two years. Replying in the Lok Sabha on the Demands for Grants for Road Transport and Highways Ministry, 2022-23, Gadkari emphasised the need […]

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