Tesla is bringing back the previously discontinued ventilated seats and it is making new black Arachnid wheels available from the ordering process. (Previously, they were only available through the referral process). For now, they’re available both for the Model S and the Model X but only for the P100D.
Tesla Model 3 shows 60-0 mph braking weakness in CR tests, Elon Musk responds: «Looks like this can be fixed with a firmware update. Will be rolling that out in a few days. With further refinement, we can improve braking distance beyond initial specs. Tesla won’t stop until Model 3 has better braking than any remotely comparable car.»
Lex Fridman (MIT) is leading an effort at MIT aimed at analyzing human behavior with respect to Autopilot by using computer vision and needs Tesla owners to help him answering this Tesla Autopilot Survey.
Elon Musk said that Tesla owners would soon be able to request service through their smartphones. He also added that the use of the mobile-based service would require no paperwork on the part of the electric cars’ owners.