Let’s not hastily accuse John Broder of dishonesty – he might just be biased toward usage patterns unfamiliar to users of other car brands. Here is the clue…

This morning, StĂ©phane declared his puzzlement at a “CALIBRATING: DRIVE IN CIRCLES” display on the dashboard of the Chevrolet he was driving :

Yes, you may also frown at his use of electronic distractions while driving.

Anyway, this new feature in American cars explains why John Broder drove his test-drive Tesla in circles for a while in that parking lot

I wonder why this has not been mentioned before.