Tesla’s over-the-air (OTA) software program updates deploy common enhancements to the automaker’s automobiles, and many house owners have watched the corporate slowly improve their automobiles over the interval of their possession. One supply is now claiming that Tesla will add a handful of helpful options in an upcoming replace, together with reside object-on-road detection, Supercharger congestion charges and extra.
X consumer and Tesla sleuth Greentheonly reportedly checked out inside code for forthcoming software program replace 2023.28, discovering that the automaker appears to be planning to launch the thing detection and charging congestion options, together with others (by way of Not a Tesla App).
Inexperienced notes that the object-on-road detection characteristic just isn’t dissimilar from the performance of Waze, solely it is going to use real-time information from different Tesla automobiles to report obstacles or hazards. As soon as an object is detected on the highway, it is going to instantly seem on the shows of different close by Teslas.
One other characteristic that seems to be coming with the upcoming replace is the addition of Supercharger congestion charges for these charging past 80 p.c. As well as, the replace is predicted to unveil an autodial 911 characteristic when airbags deploy, improved alternate route options and extra.
Inexperienced additionally alludes to different potential options, together with text-to-speech for navigation, anticipated to be debuted in China first, and one thing referred to as karaoke tuning. Moreover, Inexperienced highlights different gadgets within the code that he says he doesn’t perceive or doesn’t have time to look into.
You possibly can see Inexperienced’s publish on X under, with a lot of his discoveries shared within the bigger thread.
Peeked a bit into 2023.38, plenty of stuff appears to be in movement.
Congestion charges added (should you cost above 80% on a congested supercharger)
“object on highway” pushed by map service (waze-like, however detected by (different tesla) automobile visions?)
choice to autodial 911 on airbag deploy
— inexperienced (@greentheonly) October 20, 2023
As Not a Tesla App factors out, Inexperienced recognizing the options doesn’t essentially imply they’ll be launched, and it’s nonetheless potential for Tesla to scrap a few of these. It’s equally potential that Tesla is presently testing these options with the intention of releasing them with a future replace and possibly even with 2023.38.
Previously, Inexperienced noticed Tesla’s addition of a driver drowsiness icon earlier than the automaker unveiled its latest drowsiness monitoring characteristic, and he alluded to the alleged “Elon Mode” Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta characteristic that was extensively mentioned earlier this yr.
New Tesla characteristic auto-activates hazards when airbag is deployed