Drive Tesla Download: Top Stories for November 28 – December 5, 2021

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Here’s a quick recap of the biggest and most interesting stories posted on Drive Tesla for the week of November 28 to December 5, 2021.


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Teen fails driving test because of regen braking

This one went viral. A California teen flunked his driving test because the instructor didn’t like the regen braking in the Model 3.

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Model Y heated steering wheel controlsCold Weather software update finally bring heated steering wheel to SR+ Model 3

Almost one year after the rumour first surfaced, Tesla finally allowed Model 3 SR+ owners to unlock their heated steering wheel. They also discounted the heated rear seat upgrade.

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surrey starlinkStarlink WiFi rolls out to Superchargers in Canada

Canadian Tesla owners can now experience free Starlink WiFi at the Supercharger in Surrey, British Columbia.

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Rivian R1T real-world towing test

What kind of range loss can you expect when towing with the R1T? Apparently quite a lot- more than 60%!

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Tesla activates CCS adapter in North America through software update

This is a good sign the adapter might soon get a release in Canada and the U.S., unlocking a number of new fast charging options for Tesla owners.

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