Tesla may be working with AMD to design a proprietary computer chip for its Autopilot autonomous driving system. AMD has declined to confirm or deny the report.
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Things are bumpy in Tesla’s Autopilot division, as the company is expanding its data collection protocols and pushing ahead with plans to have a Tesla drive cross country without human intervention before the end of the year.
The Tesla Autopilot program has yet another new leader — its fourth in a little more than 7 months. Working for Elon Musk may pay well, but it is no bed of roses.
The driver of a Tesla Model S who was killed in a crash in Florida last year had his hands on the wheel for only 25 seconds during the 37 minutes before the crash according to the NTSB.
Researchers at the University of Michigan claim they have devised new tools that could slash the time and expense of designing autonomous car technology by more than 99%.
Elon Musk tweeted last night that production of the Tesla Model 3 is expected to begin in July and a new software update for cars with the second generation hardware package would arrive in June. Read on for more Twitter tidbits.
Elon Musk says Tesla software version 8.1 will be available next week, after being delayed several months.
Morgan Stanley stock analyst Adam Jonas says he expects the Tesla Model 3 to be ten times safer than a conventional car.
NHTSA has closed its investigation into the crash that killed Joshua Brown and found no defect in the car’s Autopilot system. The report praises the ability of self driving features like automatic emergency braking to save lives and reduce highway injuries.
On a Dutch highway, a Tesla Model S with Autopilot engaged “sees” a dangerous situation developing two cars ahead and initiates emergency braking before the driver the driver can react.
The 1956 Firebird II from General Motors was made of titanium and was powered by a gas turbine. It was the first self driving car ever built.
A German government agency says the Tesla Autopilot system is a “considerable traffic hazard” and urged the Minister of Transport to ban it from German roads until improvement are made.
Late last Friday, the California Division of Motor Vehicles released a draft of new regulations it is planning to implement. First and foremost, the rules would prohibit Tesla from using the word “Autopilot” to refer to its suite of semi-autonomous driving features. Tesla is not likely to let that happen without a fight. The proposed […]
Version 8 of Tesla’s firmware has now been sent wirelessly to every Tesla ever made. It marks a significant rethinking of how to make cars that drive themselves with little intervention from a human driver.
A team of Chinese hackers say they were able to gain access to a Tesla Model S recently and a suit has been filed in China as the result of a fatal crash in Janyuary.
In a massive new software upgrade, Tesla will rely more on radar input than cameras to control features of its Autopilot system, which will now be able to avoid UFOs in the road ahead.
After the owner of Tesla Model X crashed into another car on a Beijing highway last week, Tesla quietly deleted the word Autopilot from is Chinese language website along with new a new phrase which means “automatic assist driving.” Is the change significant?
MobilEye and Tesla are in the process of ending their business relationship, possibly as a result of the fatal crash that took the like of Joshua Brown on May 7. Neither company will comment on the split.
In an opinion piece by John Naughton, The Guardian says, “The first self-driving car fatality proves nothing.” This despite the furor that has erupted since it was revealed that Joshua Brown was killed in his Tesla Model S while it was driving on a Florida highway with Autopilot activated.
A Tesla Model S with a LIDAR array mounted on the roof has been spied driving in Palo Alto. Is it a sign that Autopilot 2.0 is getting nearer to production?