Tesla Soon to Bring Servicing to Your Doorstep Through Your Phone

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to announce a new feature that will see car servicing delivered to owners' homes. The service will be available through a few taps on clients' phones.

Founder and CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk is known for his striking and sometimes farfetched twitter posts. In the past, Musk has tweeted about his dreams for colonizing Mars and even plans to build a dragon.

It is no surprise, therefore, to see him tweet about his latest Tesla-related goal. On Thursday, the CEO took to Twitter to announce a new impressive feature for lucky Tesla owners.

Home visits

It seems that very soon Tesla will be making home visits for Tesla servicing and repairs. Even better, the whole system will function through people’s phones.

“Will soon enable Tesla owners to request service from their phone with a few taps. Tesla Ranger will come to you to take care of your car. No need to bring the car in yourself & zero paperwork” wrote the CEO.

The post was well received. “Awesome. The way it should be,” said one follower.

Musk was quick to respond to his supporter. "Exactly," he wrote in agreement.

Followers were eager to point out that, despite the cars being expensive, features such as these make them want to invest. "Stop giving me more reasons to buy something I can’t afford," quipped a follower.

"I'm saving up. Never cared about cars until your Tesla," joked another.

Others were more original, tweeting their joy in GIFs. One follower tweeted a standing ovation by Leonardo Di Caprio, another a bow down by Wayne's World characters while some folk even photoshopped Musk in an Iron Man suit.

Two new Model 3 versions

Musk also took to Twitter to reveal the specifications of two new versions of Model 3: a normal one and a performance one. Both should be available for delivery in July, according to the CEO.

The new normal standard dual-motor all-wheel-drive Model 3 will be able to reach 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and run to 140 mph. The second motor will be available for an extra $5,000. 

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The performance version will have an impressive 310-mile range and will be able to accelerate from a standstill to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. The car will cost $78,000 without the autopilot option.

This is finally some good news for the visionary CEO as the past few months have been plagued with failure and bad press for his company. Tesla has seen delivery delays that threatened the firm's future while a fatal accident involving a self-driving Tesla saw the company mired in ongoing scandal.