Version 2020.12.1

Release Notes

Official
Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control (Beta)
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Stop Control / HW 3
Available only in USA
Requires: FSD

When Traffic-Aware Cruise Control or Autosteer is activated, Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control is designed to identify stop signs and traffic lights and automatically slow your car to a stop. When Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control is enabled, the driving visualization displays upcoming traffic lights, stop signs or road markings at intersections where the car may need to stop. As it approaches an intersection, even one where a traffic light is green, your car will slow down and display a red line to indicate where the vehicle will stop. To continue through the stop line, pull the Autopilot stalk or briefly press the accelerator pedal to confirm that it is safe to proceed. As with all Autopilot features, you must continue to pay attention and be ready to take immediate action, including braking because this feature may not stop for all traffic controls.

To enable, shift your car into PARK and tap Controls > Autopilot > Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control (Beta).

Note: Before this feature can be enabled, camera calibration may be required, and the latest version of Navigation maps must be downloaded via Wi-Fi. Please refer to the Owner’s Manual for additional details about this feature.

Driving Visualization Improvements
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Autopilot3
MCU 2
Available in these countries…
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Canada
Switzerland
Czechia
Germany
Denmark
Estonia
Spain
Finland
France
United Kingdom
Gibraltar
Greece
Croatia
Hungary
Ireland
Iceland
Italy
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Latvia
Monaco
Mexico
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Sweden
Slovenia
Slovakia
Turkey

The driving visualization can now display additional objects which include stop lights, stop signs and select road markings. The stop sign and stop light visualizations are not a substitute for an attentive driver and will not stop the car. To see these additional objects in your driving visualization, tap Controls > Autopilot > Self Driving Visualization Preview.

Track Mode Improvements
Model 3
Track Mode
Available Worldwide

Track Mode has been improved to make it easier to monitor the status of your car, create custom track mode settings profiles and record your track day data.

Monitor the status of your car motors, battery, brakes and tires, allowing you to adjust your driving in real time. G-meter, a real-time accelerometer, can now be viewed in the Cards area of the touchscreen. The map now displays a Lap Timer. Follow the onscreen instructions to place a start/finish pin on the map. At the completion of each lap, the Lap Timer displays the duration of the lap. It also displays the times associated with the previous and best laps in the driving session.

Track Mode allows you to save up to 20 Track Mode profiles to suit your preferences or driving scenario, or customize for a specific track. A new settings profile can be created by tapping Track Mode Settings > Add New Settings, entering a name for the settings profile, then adjusting settings including Handling Balance, Stability Assist, Regenerative Braking, Post-Drive Cooling and Compressor Overclock. Refer to the Owner’s Manual for more information regarding each setting.

You can now save a video and data of the Track Mode driving session to a plugged in USB flash drive which must contain a folder named "TeslaTrackMode" (without the quotation marks). When "Save Dashcam for Laps" is enabled, Track Mode stores a video of each lap in a driving session when using the Lap Timer. Track Mode also stores the car status and telemetry data including details about the vehicle's position, speed, acceleration, and use of accelerator which is stored as a .CSV file on the USB flash drive.

Third-Party Charging Stations
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Available in these countries…
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Switzerland
Czechia
Germany
Denmark
Estonia
Spain
Finland
France
United Kingdom
Gibraltar
Greece
Croatia
Hungary
Ireland
Iceland
Italy
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Latvia
Monaco
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Sweden
Slovenia
Slovakia
Turkey

Now you can find third-party charging options with your in-car navigation – select sites are available now in Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Austria with additional locations across Europe coming soon. To access, press the lightning bolt icon on the bottom of your touchscreen, scroll down and select a Supercharger, Destination Charging or third-party charging location to navigate to.

Model S & Model X Model S and Model X cars will need a CCS Combo 2 adapter to charge at third-party sites.

Third-Party Charging Stations
Model S
Model 3
Model X
California, USA
Available only in USA

Now you can find third-party charging options with your in-car navigation – select sites in the San Francisco Bay Area are available now with additional locations across the US coming soon. To access, press the lightning bolt icon on the bottom of your touchscreen, scroll down and select a Supercharger, Destination Charging or third-party charging location to navigate to.

Third-Party Charging Stations
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Available only in China

Now you can find third-party charging options with your in-car navigation – select sites in China are available now with additional locations coming soon. To access, press the lightning bolt icon on the bottom of your touchscreen, scroll down and select a Supercharger, Destination Charging or third-party charging location to navigate to.

Bluetooth Improvement
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Available in these countries…
United Arab Emirates
Australia
Canada
China
Hong Kong
Jordan
Japan
South Korea
Macao
Mexico
New Zealand
Taiwan
USA

To improve the audio transition from phone-to-car when entering your vehicle, Bluetooth now connects to your paired phone only after you are sitting in the driver’s seat and all doors are closed. As a reminder, you can pair your phone to Bluetooth by touching the Bluetooth icon on the top of your touchscreen and then "Add New Device".

Regenerative Braking
Model S
Model X
Raven Drive Unit
Long Range
Available Worldwide

Regenerative braking force has been increased to improve the driving experience and increase how much energy is actively returned to the battery when slowing down.

Improved Voice Command Reliability
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Available Worldwide

We have improved voice command reliability, including in areas with poor connectivity. Note: to use voice commands, simply tap the right steering wheel button and speak your command after the beep – there is no need to press and hold the button.

Additional Language Support
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Available in these countries…
United Arab Emirates
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Canada
Switzerland
China
Czechia
Germany
Denmark
Estonia
Spain
Finland
France
United Kingdom
Gibraltar
Greece
Hong Kong
Croatia
Hungary
Ireland
Iceland
Italy
Jordan
Japan
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Latvia
Monaco
Macao
Mexico
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Sweden
Slovenia
Slovakia
Turkey
Taiwan

Your touchscreen is now available in additional languages. To change the language, simply go to Controls > Display > Language. Please note that your vehicle must be in PARK to enable this selection.

Additional Owner’s Manual Languages
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Available in these countries…
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Switzerland
Czechia
Germany
Denmark
Estonia
Spain
Finland
France
United Kingdom
Gibraltar
Greece
Croatia
Hungary
Ireland
Iceland
Italy
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Latvia
Monaco
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Sweden
Slovenia
Slovakia
Turkey

The Owner's Manual on your touchscreen is now available in Romanian, Hungarian, Slovenian, and Hebrew. As a reminder, you can change the language of the Owner's Manual by tapping Controls > Service> Owner's Manual and select your preferred language from the dropdown menu.

Released on
March 25, 2020

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