Blog posts related to Brakes
Past Tesletter articles
Tesla reduces stopping distance by nearly 20 feet after OTA braking update. Just wow!
Read more: Consumer ReportsFrom issue #10
Release notes include:
- Automatic braking maximum speed increased from 50 to 90 mph.
- Unlocking with phone - now must grab handle for it to unlock.
- Rearranged touchscreen icons by switching the left vent icons with the music and cell phone icons on the right.
- Heated backseats controlled through the AC icon.
Read more: Reddit.comFrom issue #1
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.»
Read more: TwitterFrom issue #9
Jason Hughes (@wk057) - a famous Tesla tinkerer - gives a detailed explanation about how the brake and go pedal works and how a redundant system makes impossible for a Tesla to accelarate when the driver press the breaks as some people have suggested in the past. I love it when people with reaaally deep understanding of the systems explain them to us.#51