Autopilot

  • Tesla’s latest FSD video shows Model 3 driving streets, dealing with intersections is a breeze.

    On the back of Tesla’s Autonomy event for analysts (and the world) today, the company has released a video that showcases the current capabilities of their self-driving technology. The video is shot in a Tesla Model 3 and shows a human experiencing one of the most boring drives in...
  • Tesla enable lane changing without indicating

    Tesla’s march to full autonomy just took another step forward. The company has just announced they’re ready to deploy an upgraded ‘Navigate on Autopilot’. The new version has spent time in internal testing and Tesla’s Early Access Program, and having already accrued more than half a million miles, with...
  • Musk says Tesla are working on autopilot through roundabouts

    Overnight Tesla founder Elon Musk tweeted about their Autopilot development, explaining that traffic lights, stop signs and roundabouts are all items being tested right now. As Tesla vehicles go about understanding the world around them in an effort to navigate on behalf of the occupants, understanding and being able...
  • Tesla confirms Model 3 will have hardware needed for full self-driving capability

    The Model 3 pre-orders went gangbusters before the car was even officially unveiled. After it was, they continued to flow in, surpassing 400,000 in April and this week we learn new orders won’t be received until 2018. There’s no doubt Tesla have a smash hit on their hands with...
  • Autopilot 8.0 unlocks access to 6x as many radar objects

    Tesla are rolling out their latest software upgrade to owners. We love when the phones we buy get better over time and having your car do the same is certainly the way of the future. In Autopilot 8.0 there’s some big changes when it comes to the hardware software architecture that combines...
  • A cheaper, software upgradable Tesla Model S 60 now available

    Last night while you were sleeping, Tesla were busy releasing a new edition of the Model S. The new, cheaper Model S 60, features a smaller 60 kWh battery that still achieves 400 kilometres in range and a 5.8 second time for 0-100kph acceleration. What you need to know...
  • Hands-off with Tesla Autopilot in the Model S P90D

    Yesterday I drove from Melbourne to Wodonga along the Hume Freeway and probably touched the wheel a dozen times. The latest and best Tesla Model S is the P90D. Update: The P90D is on the website but the performance and 90kwh battery are both options to upgrade from the P85D,...
  • People are taking their hands off the wheel and that’s fantastic

    Never has a software update had such a profound effect on an industry. Recently Tesla started shipping Software 7.0, an over-the-air software update to their Model S owners that included Autopilot 1.0. The new feature is specifically designed to reduce driver fatigue and improve the experience of highway driving,...
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    Musk says Autopilot 1.01 coming soon

    Since the release of Software 7.0, recent Tesla Model S owners have been enjoying the first version of Autopilot. Since then we’ve seen a number of drivers taking their hands off the wheel and letting the car do the work, ignoring the warnings that this is essentially beta software...