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Tesla Car Hacked Remotely From Drone Via Zero-Click Exploit

wiredmikey shares a report from SecurityWeek: Security researchers have shown how a Tesla -- and possibly other cars -- can be hacked remotely without any user interaction from a drone. This was the result of research conducted last year by Ralf-Phil.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 4th, 2021

Tesla Autopilot director contradicts Musk’s self-driving timeline

Musk described full autonomy as "basically a solved problem" in 2016. Enlarge / Elon Musk in 2020. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty) In January's Tesla earnings call, an analyst asked Elon Musk about his belief that Tesla would achieve Lev.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Tesla refutes Elon Musk’s timeline on ‘full self-driving’

What Tesla CEO Elon Musk says publicly about the company’s progress on a fully autonomous driving system doesn’t match up with “engineering reality,” according to a memo that summarizes a meeting between California regulators.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Tesla engineer: Musk’s FSD timeline “does not match engineering reality”

Musk described full autonomy as "basically a solved problem" in 2016. Enlarge / Elon Musk in 2020. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty) In January's Tesla earnings call, an analyst asked Elon Musk about his belief that Tesla would achieve Lev.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Mortgage giant Rocket Cos. adds auto finance to its future e-commerce platform

The site, Rocket Auto, will feature vehicle inventory and connect customers directly to auto lender offerings. Rocket Auto currently serves as a white label call center for online used-car retailer Vroom......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 12 min. ago

Stellantis to adopt hybrid workplace strategy

The automaker envisions a hybrid working model that will see employees spend 70 percent of their time working remotely and the rest spent on-site......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 12 min. ago

Tesla tells regulator that full self-driving cars may not be achieved by year-end

The automaker's memo contrasts with CEO Elon Musk's January confidence that the goal will be reached.  .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

New drone techniques to survey wildlife

Scientists at Murdoch University's Harry Butler Institute are making marine conservation more affordable, accessible and reliable using small drones......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 11 min. ago

Unsolved mysteries of the Warhammer 40k universe with loremaster Dan Abnett

Best-selling author goes deep—like, real deep—on wild and crazy Warhammer questions. Shot by Adam Lance Garcia and edited by Justin Sloan. Click here for transcript. (video link) It's been a while since we last got to do an episode of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 40 min. ago

NASCAR ditches decades of tradition for its Next Gen race car

Cup cars will run centerlock wheels, sequential transmissions, and flat floors. On May 5, NASCAR unveiled its seventh-generation race car at its tech center in Charlotte, North Carolina......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Tesla to set up China database so drivers can access facts

The automaker plans to have the database up and running by later this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Tesla supplier Delta Electronics invests $7M in AI chip startup Kneron

Despite a persistent semiconductor shortage that is disrupting the global automotive industry, investors remain bullish on the chips used to power next-generation vehicles. Kneron, a startup that develops semiconductors to give devices artificial int.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Appeals court allows parents to sue Snap over 100 mph car crash

The parents argued a Snapchat filter encouraged their boys to drive recklessly. Enlarge (credit: Peter Dazeley / Getty Images) The Snapchat speed filter in action. (credit: 9th Circuit opinion)A California federal appeals court has denied lega.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Google backtracks on office returns and will allow employees to work remotely

Google is expanding its options for when, where and how often employees return to the office......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Snapchat Can Be Sued Over Role In Fatal Car Crash, Court Rules

An anonymous reader shares a report: Three young men got into a car in Walworth County, Wis., in May 2017. They were set on driving at rapid speeds down a long, cornfield-lined road -- and sharing their escapade on social media. As the 17-year-old be.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Tesla loses huge customer for emissions credits in Europe and the US

Stellantis paid Tesla $2.4 billion for credits between 2019-2021. Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich) In 2020, the European Union introduced strict new rules requiring automakers to average no more than 95 g of CO2 per kilometer, with heavy finan.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Arrival and Uber are co-developing an electric car for ride-hailing drivers

The upcoming Arrival Car will be joining the rest of Arrival's vehicle lineup, which includes the Arrival Bus and the Arrival Van. Like the other two vehicles, the Arrival Car will be a part of a "zero-emission" transportation ecosystem that provides.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Hertz deems Knighthead bid superior in duel to exit bankruptcy

Car renter's current reorganization sponsor, a group led by Centerbridge Partners, would need to counter with an updated plan of its own to stay in the running......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Thailand car sector exports up 43.11% on year in March

Thailand saw exports for automobiles and automotive components grow 43.11% on year in March and 23.76% in first-quarter 2021, according to local media reports......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Epistar sees LED orders shifted from Osram Opto

As car-use LED supply from Germany-based Osram Opto Semiconductors has fallen short of demand, many cevice makers have turned to Epistar for support, sending the Taiwanese firm's capacity for AlGaInP LED chips to full utilization, according to indust.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

New Spectre attack once again sends Intel and AMD scrambling for a fix

A new transient execution variant is the first exploit micro-ops caches. Enlarge (credit: Intel) Since 2018, an almost endless series of attacks broadly known as Spectre has kept Intel and AMD scrambling to develop defenses to mitigate vulnera.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021