Tesla Full self-Driving Stories October 14

Tesla has pushed its “Full Self-Driving Beta” to an investor who had a terrible “safety driving score” based on the automaker’s own scoring system.

It comes as Tesla says that it is only pushing the software to owners who scored 100 out of 100.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories October 11

Tesla has officially started its “wider release” of Full Self-Driving Beta in the US, which consists of slowly allowing more owners to download based on their “safety score.”

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories October 7

Elon Musk has released a few additional details about Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving Beta” wider release, which should start tomorrow.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories September 28

Elon Musk announced that Tesla plans to start adding ~1,000 new Full Self-Driving Beta testers per day based on their “safety score” starting next week.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories September 27

In a new report revealing Tesla’s non-disclosure agreement with Full Self-Driving beta testers, we learn that the automaker tells them to be “selective” with what they share publicly and warns them that “a lot of people want Tesla to fail.”

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories September 17

Elon Musk said that Tesla will use its telemetry data to make sure customers are “good” drivers before allowing them to access its Full Self-Driving Beta software.

This is a tricky situation since those customers already paid for the software.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories September 11

Tesla has started pushing its Full Self-Driving Beta v10 software, a version that CEO Elon Musk called “mind-blowing”, to its early access fleet.

Are your minds blown yet?

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories September 7

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta software has leaked, and it’s being passed around in the Tesla hacking community.

Fortunately, it’s not for any nefarious reason.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories September 1

Update: Sept 2: In a series of new Tweets, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has pinpointed the target delivery date of the “FSD opt-in Button” to on or around September 25th, details below.

Elon Musk is now saying that Tesla is aiming for the wider public release of its Full Self-Driving Beta in about four weeks.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories August 31

A large survey of Tesla owners gives us probably the best idea of the take rate for the Full Self-Driving package.

It’s an important metric for Tesla and it is surprisingly low. Or… is it?

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories August 24

Elon Musk said that Tesla’s current Full Self-Driving Beta build is “not great,” but he is currently testing the next build coming to beta testers, and he is impressed by that one.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories August 15

Tesla has started pushing a new software update for its Full Self-Driving Beta program.

CEO Elon Musk released the improvements in the update and gave us an idea of when the wider release is going to happen.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories July 10

Tesla has finally released its highly-anticipated Full Self-Driving Beta v9 software update.

Here’s what it looks like.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories July 7

A hacker managed to pull Tesla’s vision depth perception neural net from his car with “Full Self-Driving” package.

You can see how the vehicle detects depth with a point-cloud view powered by computer vision.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories July 5

Elon Musk is admitting that self-driving is a harder problem than he originally thought as some Tesla owners are trolling him over yet another missed deadline for Tesla’s self-driving program.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories June 25

Elon Musk is again updating the timeline for Tesla’s new Full Self-Driving v9 beta update, which is apparently now slipping to next week.

Tesla’s new FSD subscription model should follow at the same time.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories May 17

The California DMV is reviewing Tesla’s claims regarding the Full Self-Driving package for potential misleading advertising, according to a new report.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories May 12

Elon Musk has updated us on the timelines for Tesla’s Full Self-Driving v9 update, which is apparently just weeks away, and the FSD Subscription, which is coming in “about a month.”

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories May 7

Tesla is being a little more cautious about its Full Self-Driving timeline with regulators than with the public, according to a newly released memo from a meeting between Tesla and the California DMV.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories April 29

Elon Musk now says that Tesla’s next Full Self-Driving Beta software update “will blow your mind,” and it’s only about two weeks away.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories April 14

Elon Musk has provided an update on the timeline for the next-generation of its “Full Self-Driving Beta” system and the availability of the package as a monthly subscription.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories March 29

In a new video, we get a rare look at Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta software at work through what it can actually see as it navigates city streets.

You can watch the impressive video below.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories March 12

Elon Musk says that has Tesla removed from the Full Self-Driving Beta drivers who they determined weren’t paying enough attention.

The automaker also expanded the beta to now a total of roughly 2000 Tesla owners.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories March 8

Tesla’s communications with DMV over the release of its Full Self-Driving Beta have been released through a freedom of information request.

Some of the comments made by Tesla to the DMV are bringing some confusion to people, as they could be interpreted as contradicting what Tesla and Elon Musk are saying publicly.

We look into it below.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories December 20, 2020

Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla plans to release its Full Self-Driving software package as a monthly subscription service as soon as “early 2021”.

Be ready for a surprisingly high price.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories December 9, 2020

We get to see a new interesting behavior from Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta in a video showing the system hesitate to pass a garbage truck almost like a human.

You can watch the video below.

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The development settings for Tesla’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta have leaked, and it reveals a myriad of options that FSD can do, including some funny ones.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories December 3, 2020

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta system was caught on video impressively detecting and avoiding a deer crossing the road at night.

Watch the video below.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories November 29, 2020

According to the latest timeline, Tesla could be just two weeks away from its wider release of its Full Self-Driving Beta.

The prospect of the software update going to more people is both scary and exciting at the same time.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories November 19, 2020

CEO Elon Musk announced Tesla is set to release a new Full Self-Driving Beta update with “fundamental improvements” and new functionality and that a wider release could be coming soon.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories November 4, 2020

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta has impressed with its capacity to navigate city streets, and it now looks like it can also detect and avoid road debris, according to a new video.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories October 24, 2020

Today, we take a look at Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta trying to handle a full 30-minute trip in a realistic environment.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories October 23, 2020

Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta is starting to reach more cars in the fleet and customers, which are basically being used as testers, are starting to share video demonstrations.

Here we share a few of them for a better look at Tesla’s FSD Beta.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories October 22, 2020

Tesla indicates that it is about to increase the price of its Full Self-Driving package to a whopping $10,000 and yet, that’s a good deal according to Elon Musk.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories September 20, 2020

Tesla is preparing to launch a new Full Self-Driving monthly subscription based on an update to its mobile app, and it is putting a deadline on the newly reintroduced Enhanced Autopilot package.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories October 11, 2019

In a series of tweets today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked about future plans for Tesla’s Full Self-Driving capability.  Notably, three weeks from now on November 1, Tesla will go through with a planned price increase for Full Self Driving software, increasing the price by $1,000.

The software currently costs $6,000 as an option on any Tesla vehicle.  This cost will rise to $7,000 at the end of this month.

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Tesla Full self-Driving Stories May 22, 2019

Tesla is again changing the pricing of its Full Self-Driving package, which is now the same price whether you order it now or later during your ownership of the vehicle.

The automaker hopes that the structure is simpler, but it still warns that the price may increase. expand full story

Tesla Full self-Driving Stories January 24, 2017

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Tesla’s software timeline to fully autonomous driving on its new Autopilot hardware can be somewhat complicated. There’s ‘Enhanced Autopilot’, which in itself offers several different features, and there’s ‘Full Self-Driving Capability’, which despite its name will not enable self-driving for a while, but could still be useful to Tesla drivers very soon.

CEO Elon Musk clarified the timeline last night. expand full story

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