Model S

Oh where is my Chromium?

edited November -1 in Model S
I have heard that Chromium is coming to Tesla cars, but the topic has been silent for months since it was announced. I have a Dec 2014 Model S and I wonder if I will ever get this update.
Does anyone have a clue as to when it may arrive??


  • edited November -1
    I thought it happened 6 months ago or so. Browser got better, but not dramatically. There are still major limitations due to in-vehicle regulations. Then again, perhaps V10 with Netflix access will be more to your liking! V10 may appear later in September if testing goes well.

    You didn't state what version you're on. You should have some 2019 versions of the software by now.
  • edited August 2019
    A browser probe reports it as Safari 8.
  • edited August 2019
    @hammer - Safari occurs in most browsers. Here's what it looks in Chrome on my PC:

    Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/76.0.3809.132 Safari/537.36

    On the Tesla you'll likely see:
    Mozilla/5.0 (X11; GNU/Linux) AppleWebKit/601.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Tesla QtCarBrowser Safari/601.1

    It's not quite clear if they are using Chromium under all this or not.

    And with older software in a Tesla, we saw:

    Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; x86_64 GNU/Linux) AppleWebKit/601.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/8.0 Safari/601.1

    Here's my MCU analyzer that dumps out the agent string: You need to run it in the car's browser.
  • edited November -1
    My version is: 2019.28.3.1 f9e95acd
    I have not done the MCU analyzer in the car's browser yet, but where in the report would I find any indication that Chromium is being used? I also do not see any speed increase. And I did upgrade to LTE (but don't think it is worth the money spent). Just my humble opinion.
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