As it stands, a Tesla vehicle sold today comes with the hardware capabilities for advanced, autonomous driving, but are now lacking in the software department.
The first generation Autopilot system on models that is now on the streets allows the cars to automatically steer, merge into highways and change lanes.
According to a tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the new 8.1 software update will arrive in "about three weeks", Electrik noted on Saturday. Is the new glass roof option on the Model S a sign that Tesla has also figured out how to use more robots to build that auto as well? However, owners of these vehicles - the Model S and X, purchased post announcement - are presently not able to use some of the features of the Autopilot, courtesy the updated hardware. Tesla, with its level five automation, aims to enable full autonomous capabilities with its vehicles.
All new Teslas are now being made with the new hardware, but the features promised by the latest autonomous system are not yet active. Of course consumers are anxious, but Tesla is going to great lengths to assure that the Enhanced Autopilot software is ready, prior to rollout.
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Ultimately, Tesla plans to deliver complete door-to-door autonomy.
It is likely because Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk supported the candidacy of Hillary Clinton during the last United States presidential elections that a top propagandist of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump has launched a campaign against the American electric carmaker.
Fully autonomous driving is still unlikely to be dropped in one swoop. Several users have reported bugs, connectivity issues and missing features, notes Inverse.
The new Tesla driving feature will be upgraded to eight cameras and 12 "supersonic" sensors, according to Mashable.
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