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Got Clarification of User Manuals reference to reading road signs (it does not)

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by GolanB, Jun 6, 2019.

  1. GolanB

    GolanB Supporting Member

    Sep 22, 2018
    Two weeks ago, I was reading through the most recent version of the Model 3 Owners manual, and the way it was written, it made it sound like the Model 3 had the abillity to read road signs.

    More specifically, it stated:

    You can also specify how the speed limit is determined: • Relative - The speed limit is determined automatically based on detected traffic signs and GPS data.

    See Speed Assist on page 93:
    I wrote to Tesla, and got the following clarification. This is what I originally believed, but I thought - hoped - they were alluding to a new feature change:

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    • Informative x 1
  2. run-the-joules

    run-the-joules Active Member

    Aug 13, 2017
    SF Bay
    I was going to comment on this as well. I've been under the impression that reading speed limit signs is covered by a mobileye patent, which is why AP1 cars do it but newer cars don't.

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