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Does a Tesla needs an emissions sticker?

TEsla Environmental Sticker

In Germany, only vehicles with an emissions sticker (also known as a fine dust sticker) are permitted in the so-called environmental zones. The emission’s sticker is a marking of the pollutant emissions. One could now argue that a Tesla as a pure electric car has no pollutant emissions and therefore no emissions sticker is necessary. […]

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 […]

How does Tesla NoA (Navigate On Autopilot) work?

Tesla Navigate on Autopilot

A feature of the Tesla autopilot is called NoA (“Navigate on Autopilot”). This means that the vehicle itself determines on which lane of the highway it should be. The autopilot also ensures that you reach the desired exit to continue following the programmed navigation destination. In addition, it constantly determines possibilities for switching to a […]

The best Tesla Apps for Android and iOS

Tesla Apps for Android and iOS

With the official Tesla App, numerous functions of the vehicle can be controlled via the mobile phone. Independent of this, there are other Tesla apps for Apple iOS and Android that have been developed by third parties. Password Security and third-party Tesla Apps that are not developed by Tesla Inc. NOTICE: If you use such […]

Tesla CCS Adapter retrofit for Model S and X

Tesla CCS Adapter

Tesla is offering a retrofit CCS Adapter for Model S and Model X. CCS is now the standard for electric car fast charging connectors in Europe. However, Tesla had relied on the Type 2 plug from the very beginning in Europe. In a modified version of the Type 2 plug, it allows charging with alternating […]

Tesla Autopilot AP3 / HW3 Computer Upgrade

Tesla Autopilot upgrade

This post describes what upgrade options are available to replace the Tesla autopilot computer and upgrade to a newer version. The Tesla Autopilot has been continuously improved since its release in 2014. Not only the software is continuously optimized and equipped with new functions, but also the hardware in the vehicles has been revised several […]