Tesla is reportedly starting Hardware 3.0 retrofits for Model S and Model X that are equipped with the company’s Hardware 2.0 computer. The initiative stands as yet another sign of Tesla’s push to expand the rollout of its Full Self-Driving features, which are expected to achieve their “feature-complete” form in the near future.
Tesla's software ecosystem is a perfect fit for today's tech-centric drivers. Just like how mobile phone buyers today value different factors than cellphone buyers a couple of decades ago, the priorities of car buyers today are vastly different to those from previous years. Take, for one, the focus of the modern car buyer on a vehicle's tech features.
Tesla’s Mobile Service has started picking up the slack from HW 3.0 upgrades. If Tesla optimized Mobile Service for HW3.0 upgrades, more customers who purchased the company’s Full Self-Driving suite might finally have all the necessary hardware to run the software. Read More
A survey shows that Americans fear fully autonomous vehicles, but education and direct experience with automated driving technologies will lead to increased confidence. Read More
Tesla posted quite a few internship positions on its official website for Fall 2020, looking for individuals willing to work with Autopilot, the company's energy products, and more. Read More
Recent Tesla Autopilot driving visualization tests have demonstrated how the electric car maker’s vision-based approach works in real-world settings. Based on these tests, it appears that Tesla’s vehicles primarily react to input from their suite of cameras, not according to saved map data.
This patent discloses inventions that improve positioning accuracy despite the factors that affect the signals from the navigation satellites. Read More
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the next big update that the company’s team is working on will include Autopilot’s ability to drive a car through street intersections. Read More
On May 1, Tesla officially released its quarterly Vehicle Safety Report, which shows significant success and records its safest quarter in the company's history. Tesla's report shows that the company registered 1 accident for every 4.68 million miles driven in which drivers had Autopilot engaged. Read More
Tesla’s 2020.12.11.1 OTA software update makes Autopilot capable of stopping at crosswalks, and drivers will get better traffic light visualization. Read More