12 Sep '18, 10am

Thief Steals Tesla Model S With Just a Smartphone

For all the connectivity modern cars exude, there are downsides. Case in point: an alleged thief reportedly stole a Tesla Model S with just his smartphone. Local Minnesota Fox news affiliate KMSP reported last Wednesday the man stole the Model S from a Tesla rental company called Trevls. The company’s owner, John Marino, said he’d encountered the 21-year-old man a handful of times. “We suspected it was him because he used to brag a lot about how much he knew about the car and its security, and this was somebody who had the wherewithal to make this happen,” Marino said. SEE ALSO: Tesla’s Surprise Debut in Switzerland Was a ‘Fake’ Roadster According to local police, the alleged thief used the Tesla smartphone app to manipulate the car and simply unlock the vehicle himself. He also disabled the GPS before leaving the scene. However, even without the GPS, Tesla was able to loc...

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