March 29th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
Journalists have been calling cars “computers on wheels” for at least a decade, but there’s a problem with that metaphor: these days, even the simplest of computers can update their software remotely, with little or no user input required. Other than the ones made by a certain California company, cars don’t do that. Today’s most “advanced” non-Tesla vehicles can do little more than update their software to fix problems, and even that usually requires a trip to the dealership
October 28th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Volkswagen chief Herbert Diess said this week electric cars from his company will be just as good as a Tesla but cost half as much. Was he kidding?
October 23rd, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Tesla rolled out version 9.0 of its in-car firmware a few days ago, which included the new Dashcam feature. Dashcam takes advantage of the built-in cameras that come with the car to allow drivers to actively record video onto a properly configured USB drive. As it's not just plug and play, we will take you through the process of getting the new DashCam setup. Let's get started!
October 22nd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
George Hotz (aka geohot) was one of the headliners at this year's Autonomy conference in Paris. He didn't disappoint, even though he apparently had to skip flying over (at the last minute) and do the presentation and Q&A via Skype
May 22nd, 2017 | by James Ayre
Following in Tesla's footsteps (quite a few years later, that is), Ford will now begin rolling out some of its software upgrades via over-the-air updates — starting with the addition of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its Sync 3 outfitted 2016 vehicles in the coming days