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Tesla is pushing a new software update: now listing amenities around Supercharger and adding profiles to key fobs


Today, Tesla started gradually pushing a new software update with a few new features that will work with all vehicles. It’s not the v8.1 with the important UI changes that Tesla owners are waiting for, but there are new features that some might enjoy, especially an update to the Supercharger listing in maps and the ability to assign driver profiles to dedicated key fobs. Expand

Tesla is ‘getting close’ to releasing v8.1 software update: team working seven days a week says Elon Musk [Updated]

Tesla Model S, Zurich, 31 January / 1 February 2013. James Lipman +44 7803 885275

Last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the automaker’s anticipated v8.1 software update, which is expected to fix several user interface problems and add Autopilot functionalities, will be ready to be pushed to the fleet within “about three weeks.”

Three weeks have passed, and Musk reassured Tesla owners last night that they are “getting close” and that Tesla’s software team is working seven days a week to get the update out. Expand