17 millions for 17 projects: The American DoE has awarded 17 million dollars to 17 projects now entering phase II, which means further developing projects from phase I by building prototypes. The projects include vehicle-related technologies and hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, as well as energy and manufacturing innovations.
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MobiliTec – German Pavilion – Baden-Württemberg | 7 to 11 April 2014 | Hannover Messe: Electric Mobility made in Baden-Württemberg – The cluster Electric Mobility South-West connects over 80 key players from business and science within the region of Karlsruhe – Mannheim – Stuttgart – Ulm. Visit us: Hall 27, Booth H85. More cluster information >>
Model S easy to hack? Nitesh Dhanjani, a corporate security consultant, has published his findings on design flaws of Tesla’s security system. According to Dhanjani, the Model S could be located and unlocked remotely simply by cracking the six-character user password with traditional hacking techniques. He now has submitted his findings to Tesla.
reuters.com, dhanjani.com (Dhanjani’s report) via electriccarsreport.com