Tesla, Toyota and Total Motors addressed the home Subcommittee on DataGeneration about the protection and advantages of "The Web of Cars." Tesla put forth 4advisedsafety principles for the security of hooked up cars. The onescome withsame old cryptography ("signing") used through automakers, measures to restrict direct connection over the internet, isolation of a car"s networked systems from its mechanical systems and conventional encrypted communications protocols. Tesla Vice chairmanof commercialConstruction Diarmuid O"Connell also promptopposed to "overly restrictive regulation." O"Connell says, "Regulation at a time of quick innovation runs the possibility of proscribing the realization of the total extent of protection advances." See the hearing in the video above, and read more at Teslarati.
Details over the rollout of new DC speedy chargers by NRG eVgo and BMW leave some i3 homeowners disappointed. The partners will upload 500 fast-charging sites to the eVgo network in 25 towns by the finish of 2015. The "Fast Combo" chargers could beto be hadto exploit for unfastened for BMW i3 consumersfor twenty-four months. The free charging best applies to new buyers, though, leaving at the back of some 15,000 present i3 owners. Still, many EV drivers no longer just BMW owners will get excitement fromthe power to pricetemporarily in more places. Read more at Green Car Reports.
Toyota has announced its first CNG vehicle hauler. The automaker"s in-house delivery company, Toyota Transport, will function the truck out of Long Beach, California. The truck, which Toyota says emits 85 % less particulate topic and 10 percent less CO2, will drive about 7,000 to 8,000 miles per month. "We began exploring the CNG option more than 3 years ago, and it's beenvalue the wait," say Toyota Transport Compliance Senior Analyst Kirk Welch. "Natural gasoline is the cleanest burning fossil gasolineand mayassist Toyota advance our environmental efforts to attenuate fleet emissions." Read more in the clickunencumber below.