Tag: Autopilot

Tesla claims its latest self-driving chip is 6 times more powerful than its rivals’

As predicted, Tesla discussed its car lineup’s forthcoming self-driving features during an Autonomy Day keynote ahead of its Q1 2019 earnings call later this week. Autopilot Hardware 3.0 — which it claims is the “world’s most advanced computer for autonomous driving” — is significantly improved over the current-gen Autopilot Hardware 2.5, according to Telsa chip […]

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Tesla’s $35k Model 3 Destined to Be a Ghost

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Tesla woos Wall Street and drivers with autonomous vehicle fanfare

It was a somewhat mixed day for Tesla yesterday, as the electric carmaker announced that Q1 shipments fell 31 percent on the previous quarter, due in large to transit delays in getting its Model 3 sedan into Europe and China. “Because of the lower than expected delivery volumes and several pricing adjustments, we expect Q1 […]

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When It Comes to Tesla’s Accident-reducing Autosteer, Don’t Believe the Numbers

There’s a study you should read, and it delivers black eyes to both Tesla and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. You probably remember the fatal crash of a Tesla in Mountain View, California last March, a crash that occurred as the victim’s car cruised along in Autopilot mode. Unexpectedly, the vehicle steered itself out […]

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Destination Ditch: Tesla Driver Blames Autopilot for New Jersey Crash

The police seem convinced a “confused” Autopilot system caused a single-vehicle Tesla crash on a New Jersey highway Sunday, but one has to wonder about the driver’s attention level. According to a police report cited by NJ.com, the Tesla (model unspecified) was operating in Autopilot mode as it travelled down Route 1 in Middlesex County. […]

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Another Tesla Driver Arrested for DUI While Using Autopilot

California Highway Patrol arrested a 45-year-old man early Friday morning under the suspicion of driving under the influence while his 2017 Tesla Model S was operating in Autopilot on Highway 101. While condemned previously for its misleading marketing, Tesla has been clearer of late that Autopilot is not self-driving. Likewise, anyone who owns one of […]

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