Teslas can now detect uneven tire wear

By Nuno Cristovao

Tesla recently started releasing the update 2021.44. This update introduces new features such as improved driver profiles, the ability to only unlock the driver's door in Model 3 and Model Y cars, and more.

Tesla can now detect uneven tire wear
Tesla can now detect uneven tire wear

However, there's one new feature that has now been uncovered.

In update 2021.44.5 Tesla added a new innovative feature, the ability to detect uneven tire wear.

Several users are now reporting that their car is displaying a warning about their tires needing to be inspected.

The message on the screen will read "Uneven tire wear - Rear tire tread depth too low. Schedule service for tire inspection and rotation."

It's not clear exactly how Tesla is detecting uneven tire wear or low tread depth, but we speculate that Tesla is comparing how fast the wheels are spinning.

If two wheels on the same axle are at similar tire pressures and one wheel is spinning faster than the other then their Tesla knows that the diameter of the tire must be different.

Although there could be some false positives, this is a welcome new feature that increases the safety of your car by alerting you of a potential issue.

Watch Elon talk about the future of Tesla on today's earnings call

By Nuno Cristovao

Tesla is set to report its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes today. The call is scheduled to begin at 2:30pm PT.

Tesla to announce their product roadmap
Tesla to announce their product roadmap

This event is going to be an exciting one for several reasons. Elon Musk is scheduled to be on this earnings call. Elon has recently stopped attending earnings calls regularly to help free up some of this time.

The fact that Elon has decided to attend this call could mean that Tesla is going to make a major announcement.

Tesla has also said that they will be revealing their future roadmap during today's earnings call.

There has been a lot of speculation about when the Cybertruck will start production and what the final version of the Cybertruck will look like.

Just a few days ago there were photos and videos of the latest Cybertruck prototype that showed off the truck's windshield wiper, side-view mirrors, and the lack of door handles.

At the very least, we expect Tesla to provide a more concrete timeline for the Cybertruck, the Tesla Semi, and maybe even mention the Tesla Roadster 2.0.

I would not expect Tesla to unveil any major new products at this event since Tesla typically holds a separate event for those occasions, but we expect there will still be a lot to talk about after this call.

Tesla Earnings Call

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