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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

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    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: https://www.tesla.com/sites/default/files/model_3_owners_manual_north_america_en.pdf
    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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  2. run-the-joules

    run-the-joules Active Member

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    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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