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Tesla Signs with AT&T for in Car Data Service

Oct 21 2013, 1:40pm CDT | by

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Tesla and AT&T have announced a partnership that will see AT&T providing high-speed wireless service to various Tesla vehicles. The deal gives Tesla a new in-car partner for data...

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Tesla Signs with AT&T for in Car Data Service

Oct 21 2013, 1:40pm CDT | by

No word on if charges will apply

Tesla and AT&T have announced a partnership that will see AT&T providing high-speed wireless service to various Tesla vehicles. The deal gives Tesla a new in-car partner for data connectivity and helped AT&T to expand beyond its traditional services.

AT&T will provide two-way data connection for Tesla services such as roadside assistance and stolen vehicle location. The connectivity will also allow Internet access, navigation, and entertainment content on a 17-inch touchscreen in the dash of the Tesla vehicle.

There is no indication at this time of if their data charges associated with AT&T connectivity. The technology can also allow Wi-Fi hotspot use within the vehicle.

 
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Ford Offers to License Its Police “Surveillance Mode” Camera Tech to Other Cop-Car Makers

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We’ve sat in parking lots, bored, and switched on the backup camera feed to watch who’s behind us. Now Ford has brought this idea to its logical and safety-oriented conclusion for its Police Interceptor models: If someone walks too close to the rear, the parking sensors beep, the doors lock, and the windows roll up. Ford calls this trick “Surveillance Mode” and bills it as “a first line of defense from potential assaila ...
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Tesla sends traffic help via software upgrade

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Tesla Motors, which equipped its Model S sedan with a cellular connection to download wireless software updates over time, today revealed a sixth update that gives the Model S real-time traffic information f ...
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Filed under: EV/Plug-in, AutoblogGreen Exclusive The IRS has set up a page to help track individual automaker sales figures, but it's a complete mess. One of the benefits of driving a plug-in vehicle these days is a federal tax credit worth up to $7,500. Officially called IRC 30D, this credit is intended to make the high cost of new EVs sting less for early adopters. Of course, free government money doesn't last forever, and ...
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Here’s some evidence that the engineers at Nissan’s technical center in Stanfield, Arizona, know how to have fun. As shown by the Nissan-supplied video below, that group needed a hauler to help them shuttle stuff around the grounds, and while they could have just used an old Titan or Frontier, they instead chose to build something far, far more rad. Working in the secrecy of a garage somewhere on the premises, durability and reliability engineers Roland Schellenberg and Arnold Moulinet sliced ...
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