Tesla Motors to Launch Autopilot Update ‘In Weeks’ – Elon Musk

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Tesla Motors prepares to launch an update of its partly automated self-driving system “in a few weeks,” Elon Musk tweeted. Improvements to Tesla’s Auto-pilot system, including advanced processing of radar signals, would be detailed in an article on the company’s website later, the tweet stated. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is currently investigating a […]

Tesla removed ‘self driving’ from China website following Beijing crash

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Tesla got rid of a Chinese term for “self-driving” from its China website after a person in Beijing who crashed in auto-pilot mode grumbled that the automaker overplayed the function’s ability and deceived purchasers. The Tesla driver crashed this month while on a Beijing commuter highway after the car failed to prevent a car parked […]

‘Self-driving’ being discussed again as first Tesla autopilot crash occurs in China

People visit a Tesla Model S car during the Auto China 2016 in Beijing, China, April 25, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo

Tesla stated on Wednesday that a person of its vehicles crashed in Beijing while in ‘auto-pilot’ mode, having the driver contending sales staff sold the function as ‘self-driving’, overplaying its real abilities. Tesla said it had examined information to confirm the automobile remained in autopilot mode (a system that takes control of steering and braking […]

Tesla Autopilot decrease accidents by 50 percent, says Elon Musk

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Elon Musk states that the company’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving function lowers possibilities of an accident by 50 percent. “The likelihood of having an accident is 50-percent lower if you have Auto-pilot on,” he said. “Even with our very first version.”. Musk is mentioning the company’s very first generation of Auto-pilot. The feature is anticipated to […]