Tesla Autopilot Overview Updated July 31, 2020

Tesla Autopilot

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March 2016 - July 2020


The Autopilot is Tesla’s advanced assisted driving program with features like Autosteer, Autopark, and Trafic-Aware Cruise Control (TACC).

The hardware suite was first introduced in Tesla’s vehicles in September 2014. The company gradually released more and more advanced features through over-the-air software updates until the first meaningful “Autopilot Update” in October 2015 with the release of v.7.0 of Tesla OS.

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Tesla Autopilot Stories July 31

Tesla has released its Q2 2020 safety report showing a strong year-over-year improvement in Autopilot accidents, but a small regression quarter-over-quarter.

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Tesla Autopilot Stories July 14

Tesla lost a case in a German court today over how the company advertises its Autopilot and Full Self-Driving, which the court judged “misleading.” expand full story

Tesla Autopilot Stories July 1

We are starting to see an increasing number of reports from Tesla owners about Autopilot doing some really aggressive maneuvers to avoid crashes.

In this new example, a Tesla owner shares a video of Autopilot swerving to avoid a deer at the last second. expand full story

Tesla Autopilot Stories June 25

Burger King figured out that Tesla Autopilot’s new “Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control” feature can confuse Burger King signs for stop signs and they quickly turned it into an ad campaign. expand full story

Tesla Autopilot is now knowingly able to drive through green lights, and some owners are starting to test it out. expand full story

Tesla Autopilot Stories June 22

Tesla has temporarily added a discounted standard Autopilot upgrade option for current owners ahead of the planned Full Self-Driving package price increase. expand full story

Tesla Autopilot Stories June 18

The auto industry’s shift to electric vehicles and driver-assist technology go hand in hand. Recognizing these combined trends, Ford will use its all-electric Mach-E SUV as the first vehicle with Ford Co-Pilot 360 2.0. The main innovation is the system’s use of a driver-facing camera for enhanced safety.

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Tesla Autopilot Stories June 16

Tesla is looking to hire Autopilot test drivers in Austin — and both the new positions and the location have interesting implications. expand full story

Tesla Autopilot Stories June 11

A new video shows Tesla’s latest Autopilot software handling the steering automatically in a full roundabout. expand full story

Tesla Autopilot Stories June 8

A Tesla owner shared a video of his car on Autopilot avoiding running over a pig in the middle of the road, and Elon Musk commented on the video. expand full story

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