Tesla's Now Go Park By Themselves and Can Be Summoned Back to You

One step closer to the self driving electric car

#Driving

Sun, Jan 10th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

According to TechCrunch, with the release of version 7.1 of its software, Tesla's Model S and X now include a "Summon" feature that allows the car to drive itself. To be clear, this allows the car to go park itself or come in and out of a parking garage. This is part of Tesla's vision of a future where a driver is completely unnecessary.

[...] Today, it released version 7.1 of its software for the Model S and X that includes a “Summon” feature that enables the car to drive itself without anyone inside.

More specifically, using their key fob, Tesla owners can now direct their cars to park themselves in a spot within 39 feet, and to drive themselves into and out of their parking garages.

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