Earlier today Tesla announced all Model 3 and Model Y vehicles delivered from May onwards will no longer be equipped with radar. The shift will mean Autopilot, Full Self-Driving (FSD), and other safety features will now rely solely on the car’s cameras.
The sudden change also means some features like Autosteer, Smart Summon, and Emergency Lane Departure will be either “temporarily limited or inactive”. Future software updates will reinstate these features and are expected to be released soon.
This change is also the reason why the automaker has been unable to deliver any cars for most of the second quarter. Tesla locations across Canada and the US have seen their parking lots filled with cars as customers who placed their orders months ago wait for a vehicle to be assigned to them.
Now that they have announced the move away from radar, the automaker is wasting no time in restarting deliveries.
A Drive Tesla reader in Ontario who placed an order for a Model Y in mid-March has already been able to schedule a delivery appointment for tomorrow, May 26. After logging in to his account, all he had to was click to accept a disclaimer that the Model Y will come with some features “temporarily limited or inactive.”
If you are also waiting for your new Tesla to be delivered, we suggest logging in to your account to hopefully proceed with your delivery very soon.
Let us know in the comments below if you also have the update in your account, and if you have been able to schedule a delivery.