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Driver now says self-driving Autopilot system wasn’t responsible for the Minnesota crash

According to some media reports, a Tesla Model S was involved in an accident in central Minnesota recently. This accident had resulted in minor injuries to the driver and 4 passengers as the vehicle rolled over and into a marsh. The driver, 58-year-old David Clark had blamed Tesla Autopilot the accident initially but …

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Tesla updates its Autopilot system, adds some new features

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It is known that all Tesla Model S and Model X vehicles manufactured since October last year are laden with all the hardware needed for fully autonomous driving, but have been restricted by their software. Now, Tesla has updated its Autopilot system and it has added some new features and …

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Tesla new update follows traffic rules

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Tesla has rolled out an update v8.0 (2.50.114) which adds Supercharger amenities and key fob pairing to a driver’s auto profile. Tesla is to release version 8.1 OTA software update which is expected to enhance autopilot in vehicles equipped  with “hardware 2”, but it has not been released till now. …

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Tesla responds to the criticism of Autopilot

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German authorities had severely condemned Tesla’s Autopilot ADAS feature calling it a severe traffic hazard. Tesla has released its response to the criticism saying that the Autopilot feature should not be mistaken for autonomous driving system, but it is an ADAS system which is designed to help and assist drivers …

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Autopilot: Tesla moves from optical to radar sensor

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Published: 13 September 2016 According to the Tesla Blog, Version 8 of Autopilot software will have a significant upgrade. It will use onboard radar signals. Though radar sensors were there in all Tesla models since 2014, but they were supplementary to the optical sensors and image processing system(Mobileye). Here onwards …

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Tesla not keen to disable autopilot feature in its cars

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Published: July 13, 2016 | New York Tesla’s vision of autopilot feature is of a lifesaving technology that can be implemented successfully with proper education to drivers.   Tesla has no plans to disable the autopilot feature in its models, despite different accidents because of it. In a recent interview with The …

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Tesla updates ‘Summon’ autopilot app after consumer reports raises security issues

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Published: February 11,2016 Early this year, Tesla 7.1 software introduced an array of new Autopilot features to further enhance the convenience and safety of the driving experience. While many of these features move the ball forward toward a safer autonomous future, none is more significant than the remote parking technology …

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Tesla autopilot upgrades should be tested for roadworthiness: Hong Kong

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Published: November 19, 2015 | Hong Kong In Hong Kong, a new vehicle model needs to be examined and approved by the department to ensure its roadworthiness before vehicles of the model are registered. This is commonly known as type approval. Road safety is the prime concern of all transport …

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Tesla autopilot feature gets international regulatory approvals, Japan imminent

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Published: October 27, 2015 | Palo Alto, CA         At the launch of its latest Autopilot features, Tesla CEO Elon Musk noted that it would roll out the new vehicle capabilities to nations outside the United States once it got regulatory approval. Musk has tweeted that the company has gotten …

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Tesla to deliver autonomous driving capabilities to users via “Autopilot ” OTA update

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Published: October 13, 2015 | Palo Alto, CA Tesla drivers will be able to benefit from fully autonomous driving later this week that will arrive in form of a long awaited software update for all its electric vehicles. The Tesla Version 7 software with Autopilot gets its release this Thursday …

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