Tesla announces new Autopilot system that will make its cars fully self-driving
One year ago - By Business Insider
Tesla vehicles currently in production, including the upcoming Model 3, will include Autopilot hardware that will give the car the ability to drive better than a human, the company announced Wednesday.
This doesn't mean that Tesla vehicles are now completely autonomous. Rather, it means that Tesla is now including the hardware in its cars that will enable them to become fully autonomous.
"The foundation has been laid for fully autonomous, it's twice as safe as a human, maybe better," CEO Elon Musk said during a media call Wednesday evening.
Tesla vehicles will now have eight surround...
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Tesla says all vehicles in production to have full self-driving hardware
One year ago - By Reuters
Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc said on Wednesday all vehicles in production, including Model 3, will have full self-driving hardware.
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Tesla brings full-featured self-driving hardware to all its vehicles
One year ago - By Venture Beat
Tesla announced today that all of the cars it produces will now include upgraded self-driving hardware. Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the hardware will enable all future Teslas to achieve “level 5 autonomy.”
But that doesn't mean Tesla's upgraded cars are fully self-driving today - the software required for this level of autonomy isn't ready, but Tesla promises to introduce new features over time with over-the-air software updates.
Musk shared the news via a phone press conference - one hour before the final 2016 U.S. presidential debate .
As for what's new, Musk shared that “instead of one...
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Tesla Says All New Cars Now Have Full Self-Driving Tech
One year ago - By Fortune
Despite the hurdles that Tesla has faced with its autonomous vehicle software, the company is aggressively moving toward cars that can be completely self-driving.
On Wednesday afternoon the company announced that all of the cars that it is now making have new hardware-like radar systems, cameras, and computers-that will enable them to entirely drive themselves.
The new cars, which include both current cars and the Model 3, will have eight cameras, three of which are forward-facing cameras. The older cars just have one camera. The new cameras will provide 360 degrees of coverage around the...
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