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Responding to concerns that the entry-level Model 3 sedan risks safety by requiring drivers to spend too much time looking at and touching the control screen, company CEO Elon Musk promised drivers -with time- they will be able to do "almost anything" through voice controls.
Model 3, which costs $ 35,000, is Tesla's attempt to bring an electric vehicle to the masses. On Friday, the company put the vehicle on display for the public in the showrooms for the first time, at the luxurious Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto and Century City Mall in Los Angeles. However, Musk and the company have twice announced production delays, and the company has revealed that, although close to half a million people have booked the car, only a few thousand have been delivered to customers.
a person identifying himself as Tyson Edwards and saying he was anxiously waiting for his Model 3 asked Musk in a tweet if the company would add voice controls to the car because "almost everything you control in Model 3 requires entry on the screen "so that drivers have to look away from the road more than in other vehicles.
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