So... Was thinking about what would happen if me or the fiance ever lost our phones. It would be trivial to delete the phone as a key, but even without the phone as a key the app can still be used nefariously by looking up location and probably some controls still. Is there anywhere somebody can...
Anybody else seen this? See
https://youtu.be/mAdGR5zTjQ4 video documenting
a) No phone nearby. (The phone in video was in airplane mode, but I also tried it with phone far away)
1) Touch card key to B pillar to open door
2) Put card key somewhere outside/away from car
3) Get in car
I wanted a simple way to mod the key card I carry in my Model 3 so that it could be carried in my wallet and hung up by parking valets on a key hook. What I settled on is a simple self-adhesive hanger.
The hanger has a few nice qualities:
3. Can still be tucked in a...
Model 3 ships with 2 key cards. For the past week I've had one cell phone and two key cards visible in the Locks area of the UI.
Today I purchased and Tesla programmed 5 more key cards. Now I have 7 key cards and 1 cell phone that work with my car. I've tested them all and they all work...
I took one of my Model 3 key cards to the factory today and had the techs x-ray it to locate the delicate bits that should be avoided should someone to want to punch a hole for a valet key chain or hook.
The field of view of the x-ray is limited (it's for chips), but here's a set of images that...
While telling my coworkers that my phone works as a key for the Model 3, they jokingly said they would grab my phone off my desk when I wasn't there and go take my car for a joyride. Not that I'm worried that they would actually do it, but it got me thinking - is that all it takes?
The largest european hacker association (chaos computer club) held its annual meeting in my hometown these last days. There was a quite interesting talk about charging security that I like to share with you (available in german and english)...
Since this rumor is gaining steady traction.
What happens when you valet and you don't have the key on a key ring?
Mind you this is my curiosity as I will never valet park ;)
Will the card come with a pouch that has a key ring?