Does Your Electric Car REALLY Need Telematics?

From Transport Evolved.

Pretty much every modern EV today comes with some form of Telematics as standard – and we’re often asked if it’s something that people should activate, make use of, or instead ignore it in order to insure maximum security.

But in a world where telematics and OTA updates are intrinsically linked, it might not be the easiest question to answer. Nevertheless, we’re going to try and give it a go.

00:00 – Introduction
02:07 – This video might appear pretty easy to answer but…
02:58 – We’ve survived without telematics for years
04:34 – If charging is predictable, you might not need telematics…
05:08 – Knowing when someone is screwing with your car is a big telematics plus
07:13 – Automakers can help your EV stay healthy via remote diagnostics
08:01 – Tracking your car…
08:31 – OTAs are a big bonus to telematics, too.
09:07 – Concerns of hacking, cybersecurity breaches
11:41 – …But you’re the weakest link, goodbye!
13:34 – There’s no shame in NOT having Telematics
14:23 – Insruance tatle-tales? (Here’s the real facts)
15:38 – READ before SIGNING!
16:23 – What happens if you don’t use telematics?
18:12 – Telematics for no-longer supported EVs
19:03 – OVMS – an alternative to examine…
20:05 – Thanks, and Goodbye!

Presenter, Script, Audio: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield.
Camera, Editor, Colorist: M. Horton
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2024

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