Elon Musk Tweet Dump — Tesla Software V8.0 Rollout Beginning

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk went on a tweet binge yesterday, revealing that version 8.0 of the firm’s vehicle software would begin its rollout last night, amongst other things.

Those with a Model S or Model X can expect a number of new features within the next week or so (if not sooner). The initial tweet of the tweet dump did note that the release of V8.0 would be gradual, though, so a bit of patience may be in order for some people.

Commenting on the importance on the release, Musk noted that it was a “major overhaul,” much more of a change than when they updated to V7.0.

Elon went into a little more depth, revealing a few important changes:

And on a somewhat unrelated note:

Have any Tesla owners reading this gotten the update yet? Any thoughts on V8.0 would be appreciated.


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