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Stories about: OTA updates

KBA Finds Abnormalities in Autopilot, Demands Tesla Fix It in Germany
KBA Finds Abnormalities in Autopilot, Demands Tesla Fix It in Germany

9 Sep 2022, 19:56 UTC / It is not clear what the German Federal Motor Transport Authority asked Tesla to change or how many vehicles were affected by the updates.

 
Tesla Steering Yokes Are Already Peeling Off
Tesla Steering Yokes Are Already Peeling Off

24 Aug 2022, 14:54 UTC / When people doubt about the “deliver now, fix later” motto Tesla promotes with its products, new pieces of evidence such as this one emerge.

 
Skoda Prepares the Enyaq iV for OTA Updates With ME3 Software
Skoda Prepares the Enyaq iV for OTA Updates With ME3 Software

15 Aug 2022, 10:59 UTC / The new software is a bit late compared to the one Volkswagen had customers install in dealerships: that happened in December 2020.

 
MG Will Avoid Problems With Disney: Mulan To Be Called MG4 Electric in Europe
MG Will Avoid Problems With Disney: Mulan To Be Called MG4 Electric in Europe

28 Jun 2022, 16:46 UTC / The company disclosed most of the technical specifications we were still missing while reinforcing the new EV would have zero thermal runaway episodes.

 
Tesla Recalls 127,785 Model 3s in China Due to Rear Motor Inverter Defect
Tesla Recalls 127,785 Model 3s in China Due to Rear Motor Inverter Defect

7 Apr 2022, 09:57 UTC / The fact that 34,207 units were imported from the U.S. implies the Model 3 sold in the U.S. is also subject to the same issue. But there’s more

 
FSD Crashes Are Now At Least Three - Check First Incident Video
FSD Crashes Are Now At Least Three - Check First Incident Video

5 Feb 2022, 10:36 UTC / The video also shows multiple issues while driving, such as invading opposite lanes. The Model 3 hits the plastic bollard at around 3:30

 
Tesla Seat Belt Chime Defect Affects 817,143 Vehicles Only in the U.S.
Tesla Seat Belt Chime Defect Affects 817,143 Vehicles Only in the U.S.

3 Feb 2022, 13:39 UTC / That’s the second recall Tesla has to perform this week, and it affects all vehicles equipped with the ICE infotainment computer

 
Elon Musk Announces OTA Update for Heat Pump Issues, But Is It Enough?
Elon Musk Announces OTA Update for Heat Pump Issues, But Is It Enough?

17 Jan 2022, 17:09 UTC / Software issues may not be the only reason for the heating to fail in cold-weather regions worldwide: it seems the heat pumps also have defects

 
Tesla Owners Complain About Life-Threatening Heating Issues With Their EVs
Tesla Owners Complain About Life-Threatening Heating Issues With Their EVs

10 Jan 2022, 23:52 UTC / Reports are coming from many owners in cold areas in which the lack of proper heating could have made them and their families freeze to death.

 
Rivian Rolls Out First OTA Update to Customers, Looks Like the Kids Were Forgotten
Rivian Rolls Out First OTA Update to Customers, Looks Like the Kids Were Forgotten

7 Jan 2022, 09:34 UTC / Rivian pushed what seems to be their first commercial OTA update to R1 customers and things are going smooth apart from the rear display

 
Tesla Decides to Block Video Game Playing While Cars Are in Motion
Tesla Decides to Block Video Game Playing While Cars Are in Motion

23 Dec 2021, 23:49 UTC / It was necessary that NHTSA opened a PE (preliminary evaluation) for the company to change its mind about that. However, the PE will continue

 
Tesla Proposes to Settle Voltage Cap Lawsuit With $1.5 Million Deal
Tesla Proposes to Settle Voltage Cap Lawsuit With $1.5 Million Deal

30 Jul 2021, 14:28 UTC / Tesla said that the proposed value of $625 for each of the 1,552 EVs affected was "many times the prorated value of the temporarily reduced maximum voltage."

 
Hacker Raises Fundamental Question Once Again: Who Owns Tesla Cars?
Hacker Raises Fundamental Question Once Again: Who Owns Tesla Cars?

25 Jun 2021, 07:25 UTC / Jason Hughes demanded that Tesla restore his vehicle to its original configuration immediately after it prevented it from fast charging with an OTA update.

 
Ford Adds Amazon Alexa and OTA Software Updates to Its Vehicles This Year
Ford Adds Amazon Alexa and OTA Software Updates to Its Vehicles This Year

13 May 2021, 15:22 UTC / Ford announces big updates that will be included in its vehicles this year. The company plans to produce 33 million models by 2028 with OTA updates.