Tesla Motors is an American company that designs, manufactures and sells electric cars, creating an all new demand in the marketplace and leaving competitors scrambling to catch up. Tesla first gained widespread attention with the release of the Tesla Roadster, the first fully electric sports car. That was only the beginning for the company. Here are five ways Tesla Motors is pushing technology in the auto industry, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Embedded telematics: Inclusion in the Model S of an embedded connection link — as opposed to connectivity via smartphone tethering — demonstrates that embedded connectivity is the way drivers will communicate with the digital world outside their car.
In the long term, they can expect embedded connectivity to become more of a standard.