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Why does the Tesla automatic lane change work that bad?

Tesla automatic lane change

The Tesla Autopilot offers various assistance functions, including automatic lane change. Unfortunately, this often does not work as desired, or the vehicle sometimes simply aborts the maneuver for no apparent reason. The reason for this behavior is called UN/ECE r79. Behind this cryptic abbreviation is the document “UN Regulation 79“. It was published by the […]

Tesla short tips and hacks that you may not know

tesla tips

This article collects short tips about Tesla vehicles and is being extended with new entries. Using Google Maps on your mobile phone, send a navigation destination to the Tesla. From the “Google Maps” app for iPhone and Android, navigation destinations can be sent directly to the Tesla navigation system: Type a destination in the Google […]

Tesla voice control tips and voice commands

tesla voice commands

Since the introduction of the Tesla Model S, certain functions can be called via voice commands in Tesla’s cars. For the voice control to work, an internet connection is required. It is interesting to note that the system usually displays the recognized words on the screen completely wrong. However, a short comparison with the server […]

How to prevent Tesla Autopilot steering wheel nag

prevent Tesla steering wheel nag

You often read on Facebook in the Tesla groups about the “hold steering wheel” message that regularly appears on the screen when driving on autopilot. Some drivers also complain that they are asked to turn the steering wheel slightly every 10 seconds. Mainly with newer software versions one is obviously very often “forced” to do […]

Tesla Lane Departure Avoidance Feature

Tesla Lane Departure Avoidance

At the beginning of May 2019, Tesla announced in its Blog the new safety features “Lane Departure Avoidance” and “Emergency Lane Departure Avoidance”. The following article describes exactly which functions are involved and how the experiences with them are described in Internet forums and on Facebook. These two new functions are activated for the Model […]