The whole Internet of Things trend is hardly a trend anymore. It’s now basically omnipresent. Vehicles are a good example of this since virtually every new car is equipped with an option for an Internet connection. Tesla is at the forefront of the technology in the auto industry as the first automaker to offer over-the-air (OTA) software updates for all its vehicles.

Now the automaker is working to further improve its connectivity by turning its vehicles into Wi-Fi hotspots. Tesla introduced a new chip and module optimized for the feature earlier this year. expand full story