Rivian vehicles will get Pet Mode for the HVAC system and it could arrive as soon as the OTA update due in August 2022
Considering that this is mostly a special HVAC setting I'm actually quite surprised it didn't come sooner. Sure seems like one of the easier things they could have done among all.This can't come soon enough. We've already had a couple of 100*+ days. Hopefully they will won't make us wait until August. It's summer NOW.
According to the linked document dog mode will be in release 2022.23.03. My R1T is on 2022.19.03 with no new updates available. So it looks like the PR is being pushed prior to the software. My 2 dogs can't wait for this release . My wife and I have been running errands together. One of us stays behind to keep the cabin cool. I've been tempted to carry around an extra couple of concrete blocks in the gear tunnel so I could put them on the passenger seat when I'm on my own with the dogs. It seems if that weight sensor is tripped and doors are not locked - the a/c stays on.Rivian just posted this about pet mode, with pics of doggos (and a cat in Rivians.
Pets have a way of bringing people together. Nathaniel Gallinger, Sr. System Architecture Engineer, discovered just how much while working on Rivian’s new Pet… | 98 comments on LinkedInwww.linkedin.com
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