Cut Accessories Again, The United States Tesla Cancel Remote Key

Since Tesla launched the Model S in 2012 and the Model X in 2015, both models have been equipped with the Key fob remote key as standard, but now the foreign media Drive Tesla Canada pointed out that their readers reported that the purchased Model S was delivered in the week of July 6, but they did not receive the Key fob key. Tesla has not yet issued an official statement on this.

Tesla Key fob

Unique body shape Key Fob can automatically unlock the vehicle, the U.S. Tesla Shop priced at $175

Tesla's keys come in a variety of forms, including mobile apps, cards, and Key fob, etc. The Model 3 and Model Y did not come with a Key fob as standard when they were introduced, and the Key Fob remote key can now be purchased for $175 at the U.S. Tesla Shop online store.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has publicly stated that Tesla really needs to provide owners with a "common" form of key, most Tesla owners still use the mobile app as the main, card as a secondary. key Fob has the function of unlocking the car automatically when approaching the door, as well as automatically locking the car when getting out of the car, which can reduce the problem of poor bluetooth induction when unlocking the vehicle with the mobile app.

Tesla Key fob

Tesla has not yet issued an official statement, in recent years the cut in accessories may be due to cost considerations

According to Drive Tesla Canada, the source pointed out that an internal email was received, stating that most Tesla owners prefer to use cards or mobile apps, but that 2 key cards will still be included with future car deliveries. In fact, this is not the first time that Tesla has cut accessories in recent years. In May 2021, it was rumored that Tesla's latest Model 3/Y deliveries in the United States had eliminated the passenger lumbar adjustment function.


In April, it was confirmed that Tesla will no longer give away a travel charging cradle with the delivery of its vehicles in the United States, Elon Musk confirmed in a Twitter response

On April 18, 2022, the U.S. Tesla will no longer give away a travel charging cradle when the car is delivered, which will allow the car to be charged by connecting to a home outlet. The news sparked an uproar among some American car owners, reminding consumers of Apple's announcement from the iPhone 12 series that it would no longer provide chargers in the box.

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John Murphy is the founder of TOPCARS Tesla Aftermarket Accessories, as well as an investor in Tesla and owner of the Model Y. He posts about Tesla news while running the site on a daily basis.

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