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Tesla Model 3: the finalized version will be made official this summer

Tesla took advantage yesterday of the announcement of encouraging financial results to give news about its future electric car, the Model 3. The Tesla Model 3 fully revealed this summer? To begin with, Elon Musk announced during the conference call that the 3rd and final part of the presentation would “probably” take place after the vehicle has come into production … and more in March or April as planned up to ‘now. This “final reveal” will be the opportunity to discover the definitive design of this Tesla Model 3, but also and especially its cockpit. Elon Musk previously announced that...
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Apple’s autonomous car might never see daylight

Image from: Carwow Apple is struggling to realize its autonomous car. Sources cited by Bloomberg show that many departures severely weakened the teams dedicated to this project. Building an autonomous car that runs properly is not an easy task. Apple seems to have painfully learned to it’s costs. Indeed, according to anonymous sources from Bloomberg, Apple has made significant cuts in the realization of its Titan Project, the code name given internally to the company’s self-driving car, originally scheduled for 2019. Thus, hundreds of people within the team dedicated to this project would have been transferred, dismissed or would have...
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Volkswagen presents the new I.D. Concept: 100% electric and autonomous

After a teaser ten days ago, Volkswagen unveils for the Paris Motor Show 2016, I.D., a new concept car, totally electric and autonomous. The 100% Volkswagen electric car announced for 2020 based on the MEB (Modular Electric Drive Kit), the platform devoted to electric models. The concept also includes a 100% autonomous driving named I.D. Pilot, which should arrive a little later, in 2025.   Compact and autonomous Electric cars are already available in the catalog of the German manufacturer as the e-Golf, but they coexist with a thermal version. This time, it is a unique 100% electric model. With...
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Tesla hacking attack – Takes control over the car

Discovered dangerous security flaw in Model S. Tesla’s cars are hyped and now … hacked. In a TV show, Chinese researchers reveal that they could take over the vital functions of a Tesla Model S. Among other things, they could remotely control the doors, windshield wipers and even the brakes. There has been much talk about self-driving cars and the risks associated with them. However there is an even greater risk of future cars being exposed to “hacking” – i.e. someone enters the vehicle’s control system and takes over its functions. The Chinese research lab, Keen Security Lab, has released a...
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