Tesla Firmware Update

Tesla unlocks rear heated seats for Model 3 SR and SR Plus as paid OTA upgrade

Tesla is offering rear heated seats for the Model 3 Standard Range and Standard Range Plus as a $300 upgrade…

Tesla will protect bicyclists from “dooring” in future OTA update, notes Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that a future update will help protect bicyclists from being the victim of unintended door…

Tesla software detects handicap parking spot after Full Self-Driving update

The holiday season may be over, but Tesla's Full Self-Driving preview is turning out to be a gift that keeps…

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…

Tesla owners can now view their ‘Premium Connectivity’ expiry dates from their cars

Tesla has begun sending Premium Connectivity expiration warnings to car owners following a wave of email notifications over the weekend…

Tesla to begin $10 monthly “Premium Connectivity” subscription plan for popular in-car features

Tesla will begin charging a $9.99 monthly fee for its "Premium Connectivity" internet package, beginning on January 1, 2020. The…

Tesla Model 3 firmware update for 5% power boost compared, before and after

Tesla's recently released 2019.36.2.1 over-the-air software update promised a roughly 5% power increase to owners of the Model 3, Model…

Tesla rolls out Key Fob security update for Model S to address risks of cloning

As part of continuing efforts to ensure their vehicles are the safest cars on the road, Tesla's "Bug Bounty" program…

Tesla V10 firmware: Netflix, YouTube, Autopilot updates and more

Tesla's Version 10 (V10) firmware is on the horizon and will be released to owners starting as early as August,…

Tesla streamlines Model 3 lineup, removes $35k standard version from online ordering

Tesla has removed the $35,000 Standard Model 3 from its online configurator, citing the higher range Standard Plus as being…

Tesla-inspired wireless software updates are coming to traditional carmakers

Tesla has a significant market advantage via its over-the-air software updates, and traditional carmakers are finally taking steps to catch…

Tesla begins to roll out Model 3 peak power increase in new software update

Tesla has begun to roll out a new software update that boosts Model 3 peak power by 5%. The over-the-air-update…

Tesla rolls out ‘Dog Mode’ to protect pets from hot cars while informing passersby of their safety

Tesla released a new feature called 'Dog Mode' that aims to keep unattended pets inside a vehicle at a comfortable temperature…

Tesla break-ins reward thieves with pricey valuables: Police reports

Recent break-ins, frequently reported by Tesla owners in the San Francisco Bay Area on social media sites and forums have…

Tesla to roll out “Sentry Mode” security system on Model S, X and 3 equipped with Autopilot 2+ hardware

With the recent increase in Tesla vehicle break-ins and vandalism popping up across social media and online forums, CEO Elon…

Tesla’s Elon Musk considers in-car video game based on AI apocalypse

In a move befitting an avid gamer, Elon Musk entertained the idea of augmenting Tesla's in-car TeslaAtari suite with a retro-style video…

Tesla will add feature for owners to request software updates, says Elon Musk

Tesla owners will be given a feature that allows them to request the latest over-the-air firmware update for their vehiccles, according…

Tesla rolls out Model 3 phone key management feature in new software update

Tesla has rolled out a new software update for the Model 3, introducing new security features for the car’s app-based…

Tesla rolls out auto-heating steering wheel feature after Twitter request

Tesla has begun to roll out a new software update for Model S and Model X vehicles, which includes a new…

Tesla sound system will adjust to wind and road noise in future update

Always the showman, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has taken to Twitter to tease a new feature that would adjust a…