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Issue 246 - The 2023 Holiday Update is here

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Cybertruck body

Here is a first look at the body cast of the Cybertruck at GigaTexas. With the Semi now on the road, I can’t wait to see the first Cybertrucks on the streets. It’s the next big thing!


New HD radar coming?

A document requesting a confidentiality extension for an HD radar document was leaked this week. Tesla is asking to extend the confidentiality policy with the FCC until the beginning of February, hinting at a possible HD radar addition to one or more of their cars at the beginning of 2023. The exact details and implications of this are still unclear, and we will have to wait and see what develops.

Software Updates

The Holiday Update is here!

The highly anticipated 2022 software update for Tesla vehicles has arrived, bringing a range of new features and improvements. Version 2022.44.25.1 includes:

  • The addition of Apple Music
  • Track mode for the Model Y Performance
  • Integration with MyQ to open and close your garage door
  • The ability for turn signals to automatically deactivate upon completing a lane change, fork, or merge.
  • The ability to confirm phone call transfers to the car’s Bluetooth
  • Remote lightshow and fart sound effects

Exclusive first glimpse of MyQ garage door integration for Tesla vehicles

Our friends at Teslascope were able to capture a few images of the MyQ garage update that is part of Tesla’s holiday software update. To set it up, simply download the MyQ mobile app, click “Connect Account” via Settings > Locks, generate a QR code, and you’re all set. This update allows you to open and close your garage door as you arive and leave your home.

Remote view of the cabin camera from the app

Now, with the holiday update, you can stream the cabin camera directly on your phone. This is especially useful for those using Dog Mode, but also if you want to check the interior for any other reason, such as to see if you forgot something in your car or to check for a Sentry alert.

Tesla adds Steam integration in its 2022 Holiday Update

As part of the its 2022 holiday update, Tesla has integrated Steam, a gaming platform, into the newer Model S and X, refreshed Model S and X will able to retrofit the necssary ram and hardrive into their cars to enable this. The new feature will allow Tesla owners to have access to a wider collection of games to enjoy. This integration is in line with Musk’s vision for the future of Tesla, makign Tesla the most fun you could possibly have in a car.


Tesla tackles my dirty Tesla's most complex route yet

Dirty Tesla goes through a pretty challenging route on FSD version Definitely worth watching this video.

🤓 What the acronym?

As Tesla fan I find myself sometimes having to remember what are all those acronyms, here is a list of the ones you can find in this issue.

  • FCC - Federal Communications Commission
  • HD - High Definition
  • FSD - Full Self-Driving

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