Currently the right side, according to everything I've read or seen only does voice activation with a push-in. Cnet also did a separate video on the UI and at one point they stated that either side button could be used to skip tracks by pushing left/right. That is either new or they had the info wrong. Any current owners want to verify this? I hope they don't duplicate controls from side to side, does't seem very "Tesla" to me.
The CNET article is very interesting. Apparently they had a Tesla person that was attentive to their critique and suggested there were future mods to the wiper controls and the cruise controls. These make a lot of sense but we can’t say if this Tesla rep had any more knowledge than the showroom reps who seem to be full of inaccurate info.
The tidbit about ongoing Gigafactory battery issues suggests that the bottleneck still lies there. If this is the case, it’s possible that we will see AWD before standard battery as they likely won’t add variations to the subassembly line that is having the biggest problems.
People don't buy the Tesla Model 3s for its stopping distance, how many clicks it takes to adjust your fans, or its luxury. They buy it for its tech and performance, or at least I did. Oh, BTW, you never have to stop at a gas station again and you do your little part at not polluting the plant.
Car & Driver's earlier review of the Model 3 (#7288) in March noted similarly strange braking hesitation... maybe it is all in the software of earlier builds. The hardware seems big enough given it's weight compared to similar cars.
Chances are this brake issue can be fixed OTA, given that first run, it stopped around 130 ft and subsequent runs didn't.
"In our testing of the Model 3, the first stop we recorded was significantly shorter (around 130 feet, similar to Tesla’s findings), but that distance was not repeated, even after we let the brakes cool overnight." --Consumer Reports
Sorry OP I went off subject a little, so here is my review post, recently read from Top Gear...
...There is no ‘Ludicrous Mode’, there’s no four-wheel drive, there’s no adjustable air suspension (just fixed rate springs and dampers)… but who cares when frankly, the Model 3 never feels anything less than enthusiastically fast. If we’re keeping the 3 Series comparison rolling, then the rush of acceleration is more 340i than M3, but because it’s perfectly linear, because there are no gear changes required, because you’re never caught off boost, it feels more lively than a 340i, more of the time.