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Tesla CTO Hikes Hacking Bounty To $10K (And Does A Shot)

Tesla CTO Hikes Hacking Bounty To $10K (And Does A Shot)

Tesla Motors chief technology officer JB Straubel appeared at Def Con last week to thank the hackers who uncovered vulnerabilities in Model S electric car software. And, since he was a newbie at the annual hacker convention in Las Vegas, Straubel had to do more than shake hands. Organizers made him... read more

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2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Electric Car: Software Updates Since 2012

While today's Tesla Model S electric car may look just the same as the first one that rolled off the line two years ago, it's had quite a few hardware updates under the... read more June 6, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Electric Car: What Has Changed Since 2012?

Tesla Motors only reveals its production figures every quarter, but it has now likely built about 50,000 of its all-electric Model S luxury sport sedan. The company also... read more June 2, 2014 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S electric sport sedan [photo by owner David Noland]

Life With 2013 Tesla Model S: How A Software Update Worked

One of the many cutting-edge features of my new 2013 Tesla Model S is the ability to download software updates over its cellular connection. With its touch-screen controls... read more April 9, 2013 by  10


 
2012 Tesla Model S, brief test drive, New York City, July 2012

Official: 2012 Tesla Model S To Be Given Creep Option

To creep or not to creep? That is the question. As many hardened electric car fans will tell you, unlike gasoline cars with automatic gearboxes, not all electric cars move... read more September 11, 2012 by  24


 
2011 Nissan Leaf Carwings

2012 Nissan Leaf Gets Better At Predicting Range, Charging Needs

How far can your electric car travel before you need a recharge? For most electric car owners, that question is answered with a mixture of (usually inaccurate) on-board... read more July 2, 2012 by  8


 
2012 Nissan Leaf 4-door HB SL Instrument Cluster

Updated Nissan Leaf “Guess-O-Meter” To Help Cut Range Anxiety?

Ever since Nissan launched its Leaf electric hatchback in late 2010, owners around the world have struggled with its on-board Carwings telematics system. Responsible for... read more April 9, 2012 by  2


 
2011 Nissan Leaf Software Update

Nissan Leaf Software Update: Here’s What’s Different

A little over a week ago, we told you that Nissan had announced a complementary voluntary service campaign for all 2011/12 Nissan Leafs. With Nissan strongly encouraging... read more February 22, 2012 by  3


 
2011 Nissan Leaf Software Update

Nissan Announces Voluntary Service Campaign For 2011/12 Leaf

Nissan North America has announced its second voluntary service campaign for the all-electric Leaf since it went on sale in December 2010. Offered for free to all existing... read more February 13, 2012 by  10


 
2011 Nissan Leaf Software Update

5 Reasons Why You’ll Want the 2011 Nissan Leaf Software Update

Recalls, whether mandated by law or entered into voluntarily by an automaker are part of modern day car buying. Often car owners ignore the advice of the automaker for... read more May 12, 2011 by  5


 
2011 Nissan Leaf at dealership after software upgrade, May 2011, photo by George Parrott

2011 Nissan Leaf Software Update: Easy, But Slow (4 Hours?)

Nissan's new electric car, the 2011 Leaf, is rolling out slowly. Recently, it came to light that early-delivery vehicles are failing to start after the air conditioning has... read more May 4, 2011 by  3


 

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