March 1, 2021

Tesla Model 3 owner implants RFID chip to turn her arm into a key

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By Kirsten Korosec From TechCrunch Forget the keycard or phone app, one software engineer is trying out a new way to unlock and start her Tesla  Model 3. Amie DD, who has a background in game simulation and programming, recently released a video showing how she “biohacked” her body. The software engineer removed the RFID chip from […]

Hyundai will sell a car that can be unlocked with a fingerprint

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By Saqib Shah From engadget Hyundai has unveiled a new car system that lets drivers unlock and start a vehicle using their fingerprints. The tech is built in to the door handle and ignition button of the new 2019 Santa Fe SUV, showcased at an auto show in China last week. Multiple owners will be able to register […]

Volkswagen’s new concept car has no steering wheel or pedals

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BY STAN SCHROEDER From Mashable Volkswagen has kicked off its presence at this year’s Geneva Motor Show with an electric, self-driving vehicle that’s more like a lounge on wheels than an actual car. The atrociously named I.D. Vizzion has 665 kilometers (413 miles) of range and an incredibly sparse interior — think Tesla Model 3 […]

How many Model 3’s has Tesla actually built? This estimator tracks production

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By Yoni Heisler From BGR Tesla’s production troubles with the Model 3 are still an ongoing concern for the EV maker, with Elon Musk just a few months back conceding that Tesla was in the midst of “production hell.” Though the company initially planned to manufacture 5,000 Model 3 units per month by the end […]

Tiny all-electric car

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GM just released a tiny all-electric car that costs just $5,300, but only in China BY BRETT WILLIAMS From Mashable GM is expanding its electric aspirations and launching a super-compact, cheap EV — but it’s only coming to China. The automaker’s Chinese Baojun brand just launched its first mass-market electric car, the E100, for only […]

Badass all-electric truck

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Badass all-electric truck is a step ahead of Tesla BY BRETT WILLIAMS From Mashable If you want to join the electric vehicle revolution but you’re not willing to downsize from your rugged SUV or pickup truck, your dream ride may have just arrived. Bollinger Motors, an independent EV startup based in upstate New York, just […]