Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Model S is probably the most anticipated car during recent times not just owing to its eco-friendly factor but also due to the number of changes that are announced every now and then. A rare deviation was the latest announcement that occurred on 19th September, 2014, and it went beyond the usual bug-fixing to reveal the extraordinary new features that the vehicle is going to offer courtesy of incorporation of version 6.0.
Gone are the days when the name ‘Herbie’ served as a namesake only because with Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Model S, christening your car would mean saving it on the mobile app under that name and password. Subsequently, you have the option of starting your car from your mobile no matter where you are and what you might be engaged in. Functionality of this feature is attributed to the firmware that supports this technology and is also referred to as ‘remote start’.
With Model S, it is not just a question of being able to navigate through the traffic but also choosing the route that you wish to travel not to mention the shortest way available. All this information is provided to the driver in form of an over-the-air update wherein he will be able to assess traffic conditions before starting out and judge which route to take as per the current update. In case you as the driver opt for a route which is congested, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has arranged for another update will warn you of the same while providing an alternative.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has ensured that anyone who invests in Model S will receive a well-equipped interior space wherein it will be possible to consult the daily calendar and catch up with appointments, meetings and any other commitments lined up for the day. This is a result of synchronization with your smartphone so that you are not distracted while driving.
Some of the other attractive features are a self-adjusting air-suspension which will adjust the height of the car in accordance with the incline of the driveway and a sleep mode by virtue of which the driver can switch his car to an energy saving mode when it is not in use.
This article has been written by Vinita Basu.