Tesla’s latest Model S update adds calendar, lets you start car with your phone

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Model S owners have been waiting for it, and Tesla’s finally delivering: version 6.0 of the luxury EV’s firmware is now being pushed out to drivers via an over-the-air update. The new update adds a slew of pretty nice features including traffic-based navigation, which — assuming it works well — should help Model S customers steer clear of delays. The system incorporates data from other Model S drivers to assess traffic conditions. Further, the car’s software will now analyze traffic you’ll face during your daily work commute before you even leave the driveway and may suggest alternate routes accordingly.

There’s also a new calendar that appears on the Model S touch panel and pulls in appointments from your smartphone. And If you’ve got…

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