When opening a door, have the computer check that no one is close to the vehicle. Many people are injured and killed because they are riding a bike or running near a parked vehicle when someone opens the door in front of them. Bikes, in particular, are often required by law to ride close to p
Feature requests for Model S
A visualization showing the car's understanding of traction on each wheel. If a loss of traction is detected, this could pop up automatically in a corner and show which wheel(s) lost traction. Perhaps display could show both current traction status and which wheels experienced loss of traction
In Quebec like elsewhere, we pay our Hydro Electricity based on outside temp. If temp < -12°c, electricity cost 6x. Can we get custom charging based on outside temp forecast? If weather expects temps to drop, charge now. If temp is to rise, charge when > -12°c when possible
Due to direct screen controls, you can turn on front heated seats w/o turning on cabin heating. This is not possible for the rear seats. You have to turn on cabin heating, turn on the rear seats and then go back and turn off cabin heating. Rinse and repeat for any changes to rear heated seats.
As a driver it would be very helpful to be able to adjust the front passenger seat via the screen. Currently if this is needed (to help a front or rear passenger), the driver must either exit the vehicle or with the vehicle parked, lean over and manually adjust the seat ...
I have back problems, and it is quite painful to enter the model S when it is lowered. I have set my garage to extra high, but really would LOVE to have it go to high when in park, for ease of entry and exit. It could lower after the doors are locked in park, but should then return to extra hig