Tesla launches new car-sharing feature to simplify access

Tesla has launched a new feature that simplifies sharing your car with other people — another step toward its self-driving car-sharing network.

With Model 3, Tesla focused on designing around self-driving and car-sharing/ride-sharing capability.

Things like the center display, the cabin-facing camera, and using your phone as a key were meant to facilitate launching such a service in the future.

Now Tesla is adding a new feature that will help people share their vehicles with friends and family, and even help rental services give Tesla app access to customers.

In its account section, Tesla added a “Car Access” feature: