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Do I have the new Tesla maps?

August 5, 2018

Tesla started rolling their own navigation. What it's not so clear is who's getting the new maps and who's not. For now, all we know is it's being rolled out in the United States and Mexico only. Tesla is telling people that they started rolling it out only in California but...

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But really, where are the new Tesla maps being rolled out first?

As you may already know, Tesla is currently rolling out its new navigation. What it’s not so clear is who’s getting the new maps and who’s not. In an effort to collect all places where fellow Tesla owners are getting the new maps, we’ve put together this map which shows cases reported to us.

Help us improve it, add yourself to the map.

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From issue #4

Elon Musk says that the new navigation starts rolling out this weekend

New nav starts rolling out this weekend. Should be considered a mature beta at first, so won’t be perfect, but will improve rapidly. With the old system, we were stuck with legacy 3rd party black box code and stale data. No way to improve.

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From issue #1

How does the new navigation work?

While the new maps are still being rolled out, some Tesla owners have kindly shared their observations about them so far (thanks bob_p!).

The main difference spotted is the way the navigation is calculated. In Nav 2.0 the calculation of the route is done online so having updated maps is not a big deal anymore.

Read more: TMC Forums

From issue #5

New Tesla Maps started rolling out last weekend

The new navigation just started rolling out in USA and Mexico. The new maps are downloaded via wifi and independently from the new firmware. The new navigation shows up on the IC, while the Google Maps in the MCU remain the same.

verygreen informs that “has a super flexible backend with a whole bunch of functionality that Tesla decided not to expose in UI (like preferred route types, multiple voices, multi-stop routes (exposed via supercharger stops) and so on).”

Once the new navigation gets activated these are the release notes:

From issue #2

Tesla partners with Baidu to provide map services

A Baidu representative said in an email to Electrek:

“Baidu Maps has partnered with Tesla as its map data services provider in the Chinese mainland. Our newly released Scalable Vector Graphics API can provide map display, real-time traffic conditions, point of interest retrievals & other data services for Tesla owners, aiming to enhance their driving experience.”

Read more: Electrek

From issue #95

Vector maps in MCU 1 car with 2018.24

This new version seems to be a bit slower according to chillaban.

Read more: TMC Forum

From issue #14