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Tesla “Full Self Driving” Preview & Software Updates

December 26th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

It is the night before Christmas and it is 2 AM. The only one stirring is Tesla's Starman (Eli Burton) as he sits in his Tesla opening the gift that Santa Musk has given. Eli, aka Starman from My Tesla Adventure, gives us a preview of Tesla's Full Self Driving technology and also a first look at Tesla's latest software version 2019.40.50.1 update. Eli shows us several new and exciting things that came with this Christmas Eve update


Nissan Quietly Releases #Rapidgate Software Update For North American LEAF Owners

July 23rd, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

A 2018 Nissan LEAF at Petrified Forest National Park. Photo by Jennifer Sensiba. In a July 18 Service Bulletin, Nissan quietly released a software update for North American LEAF owners. It appears to give U.S., Mexican, and Canadian customers the same improved charging rates that European customers received earlier. If it gives the same improved rates as European customers received, it will largely solve the #Rapidgate issue


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Beyond Tesla Software Updates: Accessories That Can Improve Your Tesla

June 2nd, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

It's a thrilling feeling when you take delivery of your first Tesla. There's that new car smell, the serene silence of having no internal combustion engine, the ultra-smooth acceleration, the addictive torque when you stomp on the accelerator. However, looking at your perfect, new, all-electric machine might leave you feeling a little nervous


17 Fun & Useful Tesla Features Added Via Software Updates

May 28th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Teslas are the first (and so far, the only) cars that constantly improve themselves. Every time you get in your Tesla, there could be a pleasant surprise in store. What new useful (or whimsical) feature have Elon and his merry pranksters come up with this week


Tesla Software Update Tips & Tricks

May 11th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

We are used to software updates on our phones, but cars that require software updates are still somewhat of a [&hellip


Tesla’s Over-The-Air Software Updates Have Big Auto Playing Catchup

March 29th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Journalists have been calling cars “computers on wheels” for at least a decade, but there’s a problem with that metaphor: these days, even the simplest of computers can update their software remotely, with little or no user input required. Other than the ones made by a certain California company, cars don’t do that. Today’s most “advanced” non-Tesla vehicles can do little more than update their software to fix problems, and even that usually requires a trip to the dealership


Nissan LEAF #Rapidgate Mostly Solved By Software Update?

January 5th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

In what may be great news for 40 kWh Nissan LEAF owners, a software update evident in newer LEAFs has alleviated much of the #rapidgate DC charge throttling issue, allowing reasonably fast DC charge rates even if the battery is already hot


Teslas Are Freakin’ Computers (1st Software Update Notes, Freakout, & Reflections)

December 29th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Some other members of our Tesla Shuttle team installed Tesla software updates on our Model S earlier in the year, but the first time I personally did so was the day after Christmas (or 2nd day of Christmas as some people call it). I was a little uncertain whether to do the update at that time — we needed to leave approximately 2 hrs later and the car said it would take 1 hour and 40 minutes. Additionally, I was a little concerned about how much energy it might take. We had an 85% charge but quite a ways to drive. "How much energy does a Tesla software update take?" I had never thought to ask and didn't recall seeing this information somewhere, so I searched online. Unfortunately, I couldn't find an answer


Tesla HW2 Autopilot Software Update Supposedly Went Out To First 1,000 Cars

January 1st, 2017 | by James Ayre

Tesla's CEO Elon Musk had previously stated that an update allowing for Autopilot use in the new self-driving Hardware 2.0 vehicles (all Teslas produced since late October) would go out before the end of December. This goal seems to have been met ... in a way. Tesla reportedly uploaded the new software to the first 1,000 vehicles last night. Assuming an earlier tweet from the Tesla CEO held true, that is. This is the tweet that I'm talking about


Tesla Software Version 9.0: “Most Substantial Update Yet”

October 5th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Tesla has officially taken the wraps off of highly anticipated version 9.0 of its firmware. A blast of updates have been sent to drivers via email, a Tesla blog post, an official support post, and even a Twitter thread to introduce the update



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