Charging for software updates is ridiculous, no other automaker does this to my knowledge. Ford offers regular updates to its SYNC connectivity system through its website and earlier this year they shipped over 300,000 USB drives to customers to update the MyFord Touch system. All automakers provide updates to powertrain and other control systems at no charge.
Voiding a warranty for rotating the tires anywhere but a Tesla store is also unconscionable.
Reshared post from +Green Car Reports
Will Tesla really void the Model S warranty if owners don't pay $600 a year for maintenance?
Tesla Model S Service Contract: $600/Year, Or Warranty Voided
One big advantage of electric cars is reduced maintenance. With no internal combustion engine, there is no oil to change, no exhaust system, no transmission, no myriad of moving parts to break or wear…
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