Your cellular Tesla, brought to you by AT&T

They may be the hottest electric cars around (sometimes too hot when they catch on fire) but they’re not too proud to take on AT&T for cellular services.

Tesla will be able to tout one more feature in its advanced electric cars: a cellular connection.

The upstart automaker has partnered with AT&T to bring a 3G or HSPA+ (what AT&T calls 4G) connection to its electric cars. With a modem and SIM card, the cars will be able to share performance data, allowing for better remote diagnostic and maintenance, while passengers have the option to browse the Internet, watch videos, or get real-time traffic info via the connection.

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