Warning messages are so small, that unless you have perfect eyesight, there is no way you can read them without taking your eyes off the road.
I suggest a message saying content and which can be stopped by touching message box.
The safest car in the world should not force drivers to take their eyes off the road.
When hazards are active, it would be a interresting safety feature to have the hazards be disabled at least temporarily when signal light is engaged. Without that, other drivers cannot tell that the signal light is on as both are flashing.
Often, after driving through rainy weather, I will turn the car to back up into my driveway, and I will have zero visibility through my backup camera. I have to run out of the car, wipe it off, and then finish my backing up.
Newer Teslas should have a small compressed air source to blast away drops of water and debris when the car is shifted into reverse to clear the camera lense.
There has been moveable headlamps but these headlights increased drag because of pop out design.
The light bar type headlight instead of being flat at low speed and at 90° to the air resistance but when the truck reaches relatively... more »
If I have a situation where I need to "take control immediately" , please add a voice. My eyes need to be on the road, not trying to read the small print on the screen warning.
Add a healthy hot-rod revving noise to let people know you are there. Or even better, add it to the toolbox to let other cars know they won't win.
Create a mode for Autopilot in its menu, or a virtual button to tap on the screen when encountering a traffic jam, where if it detects it is driving on the leftmost lane, it will follow the car ahead like usual, but before stopping, it will try... more »
The driver can accelerate and brake manually but the car will not accelerate beyond the currently set limit. Like this, the driver can watch the... more »
Bird's Eye View When Backing Up Selected
A few competing vehicles show a bird's eye view of the car when backing up. Its a great way to improve safety and increase awareness when in reverse.
Note: this is different thank showing the side and rear cameras.
As a lifelong manual driver I have always been careful to change down rather than brake to avoid annoying the drivers behind. I find it most embarrassing that, in my Tesla, I am constantly flashing my brake lights even... more »
Regenerative braking in my Model Y works very similarly to the way I used to brake in my other vehicles - with one huge exception: no brake lights going on. (My son almost drove into a car that was parked 2 feet from the curb in an English town. I was being the typical American dad-passenger and watching and it fooled me too.
Something... more »