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New Feature Enables Car to Drive Itself Through a Parking Lot to Pick You Up


A lot of Teslas.

A new feature allow Tesla drivers to remotely call their vehicles to drive itself through a parking lot to pick them up, provided the vehicle is within 150 feet.

Credit: Stephen Lam/Reuters

Tesla has unveiled a new feature allowing drivers to remotely call their Tesla car to drive itself through a parking lot to pick them up, provided the vehicle is within 150 feet.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the Enhanced Summon feature will be available within the week for any U.S. Tesla owners who opted for the Enhanced Autopilot, or "Full Self-Driving," package.

With Enhanced Summon, drivers can tap a button in the Tesla mobile app to summon their car. They can either choose the "Find Me" option to bring the vehicle directly to them using global-positioning systems, or drop a pin at a location within 150 feet of where the Tesla is parked.

Enhanced Summon builds off  the Summon feature in Tesla's Autopilot software, which lets users remotely park their auto using the mobile app.

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