Tesla's "Smart Summon" is not as smart as people were hoping it would be
Whenever Tesla releases additional self-driving tech, there's going to be some problems
It seems that every week or so, I'm writing about Tesla doing some sort of "Tesla thing". This week's article about the hottest company in the industry involves their new "Smart Summon" feature. While some owners are finding this to be the single greatest thing in the world, others aren't so fortunate.
Before I get into the social media footage of Teslas doing Tesla things in public, it should be said that I think that this is awesome. As a person who still has an actual key to put in an ignition to start my car, I love this technology. I've loved Tesla's incredible attention to detail in regards to the minor inconveniences that come with car ownership, from the summon feature, to the whoopee cushion, I'm slowly starting to fall in love with these ridiculous vehicles.
And now the clips!
Some people are currently living in a world where their car can park itself several feet away from them in rainstorms instead of having to run through a parking lot, swearing most likely and trying to find their car. This unfortunate family had to run to their Tesla Model 3 because it chose the proper side of the road to park itself and wait for its owner to get in. Observe and envy them.
In this clip, a Model 3 is pulling out of its space just fine. Pulling out of an intersection didn't go so well though.
This poor owner had to walk to his Tesla because it encountered a pole, well...a pole's shadow.
And the last clip involves a man, a Hummer, and a very whiny Mustang.
Tesla obviously still has a few bugs to iron out, but this is yet another feature that is an incredible addition to Tesla's great list of features, and if it's anything like this video, then the future is only going get cooler and cooler for us car lovers.
What do you think of Smart Summon? Is it the future? Or did you make a tinfoil hat while you read this? Comment Below!