Tesla Model Y confidently conquers flooded parking lot without a driver
One of the most interesting things about Tesla’s evolving Full Self-Driving features is the fact that the functions are steadily getting better over time. Thanks to these improvements, a function like Smart Summon, which is considered by some as more of a party trick than a usable feature, could easily become something incredibly practical and convenient. This was the case, at least, for a Model Y owner in Miami Beach, Florida.
Tesla owner Raul M was out when he was caught in the rain. The rain lasted about an hour, and by the time he headed to his Model Y, he realized that the section of the parking lot where his vehicle was parked at was already flooded. Normally, such a scenario would result in car owners getting their shoes completely soaked while making their way to their vehicles. Fortunately for the Tesla owner, the Model Y was equipped with Full Self-Driving features, and in turn, Smart Summon.
As could be seen in a short video taken by the Tesla owner, Smart Summon was able to navigate over the floodwaters and head towards its driver without any issues. Interestingly enough, the Smart Summon sequence only took a short time, as the Model Y’s movements were quick, relatively smooth, and almost precise. Raul M related the experience in an Instagram post.
“So it rained for like an hour and when I finally was able to go the my car I realized that it was in a flooded area. I remembered about the Smart Summon ...
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