News from the Frunk, Episode 18: Software Version 6.1 (Part 1)

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Roger Pressman

Check out this latest episode 18 of "News from the Frunk" from Owning Model S author Nick Howe which will provide a partial overview of software version 6.1.


News from the Frunk


This is the first of two videos about Model S software version 6.1. This video covers those enhancements that apply to all cars, whereas the other (forthcoming) video covers only changes that affect cars with autopilot hardware. (Sorry about the slight video wobble - the camera was moving in the wind gusts) 

This video covers:
Trip Energy Prediction
New Navigation View: Route Overview
Control navigation instructions volume with volume button
Reversing Lines
More detailed Park Distance Control display
Open charge port by pressing and holding the trunk button on the fob
Smart Preconditioning
Calendar Enhancements: Meeting Notes & Phone Numbers - dial
Media App Improvements - shuffle tracks in a playlist or repeat tracks on a USB fast forwarding, rewinding in TuneIn podcasts Better buffering for Rdio users in Europe
Simplified Right Steering Wheel Controls
Factory Reset
Consumption graph defaults to average

Nick's Websites:
Nick's book: "Owning Model S"

If you are thinking of buying a Tesla Model S, or already have one and want to know a little more about the car, Nick's book “Owning Model S” is available here and a free chapter is also available, simply contact us.

See you on the next episode of “News from the Frunk”.

Traffic Aware Cruise Control

Note: The next “News from the Frunk” video will cover Traffic Aware Cruise Control. Until then, we found a preview video that you might also find helpful...





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