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CBC news: Tesla thief foiled!

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by SteveW25561, Nov 3, 2015.

  1. SteveW25561

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    Happy they got their car back, and no one was hurt.

    How was it stolen? Article implies it was unexpected, though also says it was carjacked?
     
  3. SteveW25561

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    Actually, I was wondering the same thing. No details on the video or the text.
     
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    The thief was not smart enough to disable the remote access. To prevent smarter thief from doing that, we need a PIN for user to disable remote access.
     
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    Great idea!
     
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    Valet Mode disables it... and it can be turned on via the Mobile App. The only thing is I'm not sure what happens if you remotely activate Valet Mode when the car is already under way.
     
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    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    You can't, I've tried it (well I guess I tried it on the previous Android version, maybe things changed with the most recent one).
     
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    Looks like you're right. It seems the car has to be in Park to enable/disable it:

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