Feature requests for Model S
If the autopilot is enabled the driver has to move the steering wheel slightly to show that he is still present. This is super annoying and outdated. I think it is even dangerous to move the steering wheel because it might disable the autopilot and change driving directions i.e.
When stuck in snow, would be great to be able to activate « Auto Rocking Mode ». This mode would automatically rock the vehicle back and forth using the IMU, Cameras, etc... to get the best rocking motion possible and get out of snow easily. Especially for the RWD models.
In Tesla’s today, the day time running lights turn on the headlights but not the tail lights, thus only providing additional visibility for oncoming vehicles and pedestrians. By also turning on tail lights, Tesla’s would have improved visibility from behind during the day but more i
Similar to the forward collision warning for the driver, the rear-end collision warning system would be for the driver of the following vehicle that is approaching too rapidly. The enhancement request would enable Tesla vehicles to flash the brake lights or center high-mounted
This would bring a lot of additional apps to the big screen without implementation effort for Tesla. Video streaming, incoming messages other than SMS (Threema, wire, Telegram,...), video conferencing, city parking guide, airport/station arrival/departure times in realtime, office apps, ...
An audible warning when the speed limit changes. There are many places with small towns that suddenly change the speed limit to 25 MPH, it would be nice if the car gave an audible warning when the speed limit changed. Same when the speed limit increases as you leave town.
a fancy steering wheel (no perfect cycle, maybe slightly colored, more aeroplane like) doesn't cost more than a boring one if you purchase a million, but brings value, delight and distinctiveness and is sexy.
The buttons should be user-programmable hotkeys to common used functions.
Automatically brake for an emergency - before hitting something when backing up and before collision
When driving without autopilot on, the car knows when you are about to hit something and should automatically apply the brakes to avoid hitting something in front or backing into something behind you. Infinity has this feature and will automatically stop before backing into the garage or pedest