Tesla’s 2020.40.7 software update has started rolling out to the fleet, as noted by @TeslaFi, version a705cb3bb8.
— TeslaFi (@teslafi) October 16, 2020
So far, three Model Y owners are downloading the Tesla 2020.40.7 software update, according to the TeslaFi database.
According to @Teslascope, 2020.40.7 is also rolling out to select owners in Canada.
We noticed a new Tesla software update 2020.40.7 on a Model Y AWD LR (2020) in Alberta, Canada. View the rollout of this update here: https://t.co/3szgQQCbh2
— Teslascope (@teslascope) October 16, 2020
The software update could be bringing a range increase for existing owners, to match today’s range increases. The Model 3 range increase is said to be due to the addition of a heat pump, matching the Model Y.
Update: Release notes below as per @kkvr2823, showing updated range. Under the heading ‘Improved Efficiency’, Tesla explains, “your car’s range has increased with new software that improves the efficiency of the motors and the climate control system.”
“Note: These changes do no impact acceleration or overall climate control performance,” notes Tesla.
Yes updated range!!!!! pic.twitter.com/wYcyzvmF3L
— KK Tesla Model Y 🇨🇦 VIN 021xxx : 2020.40.7 (@kkvr2823) October 16, 2020
Update: Looks like this 2020.40.7 software update adds an extra 10 miles (16 km) to the Model Y. Nice.
Improved range! Looks like an extra 10 miles for our Dual Motor Long Range Model Y pic.twitter.com/tOnavnZt5E
— The Kilowatts 🚗⚡️ (@klwtts) October 16, 2020
No word on what’s new yet, but stay tuned as we’ll update this post accordingly.