With the proliferation and expansion of wireless technologies, it is now becoming commonplace for vehicles to be connected to the Internet for numerous reasons, such as website access, telematics and always connected emergency services.
Tesla Motors is very much at the forefront of the ‘Connected Vehicle’ revolution, producing vehicles with ‘always on’ connectivity through 4G LTE and WiFi. This gives the driver features such as Google Maps navigation, web access and Spotify.
It also allows remote operation features such as climate control and charge port opening/closing, as well as providing an instant view of battery charge levels. All these features can be readily accessed from a mobile phone app or desktop app on a PC.
The objective of this experiment was ...