Musk: Tesla getting “regulatory pushback” on remote-control feature

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced back in November last year that the company was working on an advanced version of its Summon feature. The feature will allow the car to drive to the owner’s phone location and follow them “like a pet” if they hold down the Summon button in the Tesla app. He has now revealed that this feature should be released in a few weeks. Musk was asked today about a status update for this feature on Twitter. He replied that the feature is going through final validation and regulatory approval. It’s going to be released to early access program owners in a few weeks.He did add that the Summon+ feature may not be offered in all markets that Tesla sells its vehicles as the company has been “getting some regulatory pushback.” He didn’t clarify the markets where regulators are seemingly giving Tesla a hard time over this feature.The Summon+ feature will be compatible with all Tesla vehicles that have been made in the past two years. It relies on the car&

Musk: Tesla getting “regulatory pushback” on remote-control feature

Remote control feature "may not be available in all regions," Musk says.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Arstechnica

Tesla Feature That Lets Car Follow You ‘Like A Pet’ Arrives Soon

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced back in November last year that the company was working on an advanced version of its Summon feature. The feature will allow the car to drive to the owner’s ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Ubergizmo

Your Tesla will soon follow you around like a good puppy dog

Elon Musk has confirmed the new Summon+ upgrade will probably roll out in a “few weeks.” An update to Tesla’s “Summon” auto-parking feature could roll out ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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