Your smartphone is the key for the Tesla Model 3

 The Tesla Model 3 is unique in a lot of ways, but one of the more interesting is its use of your smartphone as the only key – there’s not fob, even, let alone an ignition for a traditional key. The vehicle uses the Tesla app on your smartphone to communicate your identity, unlock the vehicle, and know when it’s ready to start and turn off. The Model 3 uses Bluetooth LE to talk… Read More

Up close with the Tesla Model 3, inside and out

 The Tesla Model 3 was delivered to its first 30 customers at a special event for employees at Tesla’s Fremont factory on Friday night. Here’s a look at some images of a few of those initial production vehicles, both outside the car and from within, from the perspective of the surprisingly spacious backseat. Read More