Tesla dashcam Stories October 21

There’s been no shortage of crazy occurrences captured by Tesla’s dashcam and sentry mode features lately, many of which have gone viral.  Lots of these videos have involved Tesla crashes, random incidents of vandalism, or just fun stuff like a car stopping for some bears crossing the road.

But TMC forum user “rajetta” may be the most relieved owner of all the stories we’ve heard yet.  He posted Tesla dashcam video of an incident he had with a motorcycle on the highway, which could have cost him potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal bills were it not for this video footage.

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Tesla dashcam Stories October 7, 2018

With the launch of the version 9 software update, Tesla is introducing its new dashcam feature, but as we reported, it has quite a few limitations compared to an average aftermarket dashcam.

Now Elon Musk says that Tesla will improve on it with more Autopilot cameras and parking mode. expand full story

Tesla dashcam Stories September 26, 2018

Earlier today, we got our first look at Tesla’s new version 9 software update on Model 3, but it didn’t have the promised dashcam feature using Autopilot cameras.

Now we’ve got our first look at how it works thanks to an Electrek source. expand full story

Tesla dashcam Stories September 17, 2018

Tesla has been teasing the release of a dashcam feature using Autopilot cameras for over a year now.

Now CEO Elon Musk says that the feature is finally coming in version 9, which is supposed to be released next month. expand full story

Tesla dashcam Stories September 13, 2016

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Before anyone jumps to any conclusion, this is not a “Tesla Autopilot accident”. It’s a Tesla Model S hitting an Acura at an intersection. The Autopilot was not engaged and the Automatic Emergency Braking is believed to have kicked in though we can’t confirm it – more on that later.

What is interesting about this accident is that it confirms that Tesla’s Autopilot camera can be used to a certain degree as a dashcam to capture the circumstances of an accident. expand full story

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