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Let’s talk about Volkswagen and Software

Volkswagen has a long and storied tradition of building world-class vehicles. While they have managed to make a legacy off…

Volkswagen boss Diess tells execs third-party software fix isn’t an option

Volkswagen boss Herbert Diess is adamant that the German car company must develop its electric vehicle software in-house. In a…

Volkswagen promises Over-the-Air updates for ID. family in 2021

German automaker Volkswagen promises European owners of the ID.3 and ID.4 all-electric vehicles that regular software improvements will be downloaded…

Tesla China launches ‘New Year of the Ox’ software update: TikTok, QQ Music Lyrics, and more

Tesla China has formally rolled out the 2021.04.05 Software Update, celebrating the Chinese New Year. "The Year of the Ox"…

Tesla’s V11 Software Update and Elon Musk’s ‘Yes’ Tweets

Tesla has released its last three major software overhauls in September and October of 2016, 2018, and 2019 with the…

Tesla’s date-specific releases are spelling trouble for competing car companies

Tesla continues to release the newest and most exciting features in automotive technology on what seems like a daily basis.…

Tesla considers Camp Mode update with battery state of charge setting

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the electric automaker would adjust the Camp Mode feature's ability to operate when a…

Tesla 2020.40.0.4: Speed Assist, Glovebox PIN, Priority Bluetooth, and more

Tesla's new 2020.40.0.4 Software Update has been released to owners, and a variety of new features were added to make…

Tesla expands Powerwall Coordination in new update amid CA outages

Tesla is releasing a wide rollout of its Powerwall Coordination feature with Model Y vehicles in a new software update…

Teslas will play elevator music for pedestrians through external speakers

Tesla vehicles will soon play snake jazz or Polynesian elevator music through external speakers for pedestrians to enjoy. The feature…

Tesla’s OTA updates are stumping legacy automakers, Wall Street firm says

As if Tesla's lead over other automakers in battery and electric vehicle technology wasn't enough, one Wall Street firm says…

Tesla expands Dynamic Brake Lights to new markets to avoid rear-end collisions

Tesla has released the  "Dynamic Brake Lights" functionality to several new international markets with Software Update 2020.32.1 that aims to…

Tesla adds in-car Dashcam and Sentry Mode viewer for easier video playback access

Some members of Tesla's Early Access program have reportedly received a new feature that will likely be released soon by…

Tesla delivers on Elon Musk’s driver seat-activated Bluetooth feature

Tesla’s latest software update 2020.8.1 (full release notes) that started rolling out earlier this week introduced a Bluetooth improvement that…

Tesla to utilize side cameras to help drivers back up, confirms Elon Musk

Tesla owners may soon have the benefit of using the side cameras of their vehicles when backing up. Elon Musk…

Tesla to utilize micro maps for pothole-detection in future update

Elon Musk confirmed a future update will allow Tesla vehicles to create micro maps of roads that will help owners…

Tesla China rolls out WeChat-enabled scheduling feature for effortless car maintenance

Tesla officially pushed its 2020.4 update to its fleet in China. Aside from new games and video streaming services that…

First look at Tesla’s Camp Mode Easter Egg, complete with warm lights and campfire

Tesla recently introduced "Camp Mode" in its newest software update, and owners are just now stumbling across an Easter Egg…

Tesla rolls out Holiday Update: Inner City FSD visuals, Camp Mode, new games, and more

Three days ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased that a holiday update featuring a sneak preview of Full Self Driving,…

Tesla to roll out Full-Self driving ‘sneak preview’ and new games in holiday software update

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is gifting Tesla owners a holiday software update that includes Full Self-Driving 'sneak preview', popular role-playing…