Seat heating systems in cars these days usually sound better on paper than they are in real life. They consume a ton of energy and typically aren't that pleasant after the first minute or so.
But Tesla has a solution. In a patent application filed in February and published last week (via Electrek), the company envisions a fluid-based heating and cooling system that, in theory, sounds much better than traditional, air-ventilated systems.
These conventional systems, Tesla claims, "are typically insufficient to remove excess heat and provide a comfortable environment for the occupant." Furthermore, they're "bulky, occupy space in the seat which typically requires the seat to be thicker, and are inefficient in heating the seat as the heat typically must travel through multiple layers and heats regions of the seat that the occupant does not contact." Read more...More about Cars, Tesla, Tech, Big Tech Companies, and Transportation