Christopher Moore, former Tesla Autopilot software director, has been hired by Apple in order to accelerate efforts of Apple's not-so-secret self-driving car plans codenamed Project Titan.
Although Tesla has increased the price of Full Self-Driving for most customers, those who purchased Enhanced Autopilot will now be able to upgrade for $5,000. The reason for the change is not known.
After a brief delay, Microsoft has released the fifth Flight Simulator patch bringing a bunch of fixes to autopilot stability, UI glitches, and more. There are also some known issues in the release.
Tesla has pushed a new software update to Autopilot that promises a smoother experience with the system. One significant new feature is the ability to detect speed limit signs on local roads.
A video posted on Twitter shows a Tesla cruising through the streets, gauging the state of upcoming traffic lights, and stopping at a red light. This feature could be coming up in a future update.
From entertainment, music, podcasts, convenience features, security updates, self-driving goodness, and gaming, Software Version 10.0 for Tesla automobiles dabbles in almost everything.
The National Transport Safety Board recently released documents pertaining to a crash involving a Tesla Model S back in January 2018. It warned that Autopilot allows drivers to disengage from driving.
A Tesla vehicle burst into flames and exploded over the weekend after it crashed into a tow truck along Moscow MKAD highway. The vehicle was believed to be using Autopilot at the time of the crash.
During Tesla's Autonomous Day event, CEO Elon Musk announced the company's plans to launch a ride-hailing service for its autonomous vehicles, referred to as Robotaxi, sometime next year.
Tesla has released an update for Navigate on Autopilot in the U.S. Now, drivers do not have to give confirmation for the software to automatically switch the car to another lane or exit the highway.
Tesla has filed a lawsuit against a former employee who used to work on the Autopilot team. Tesla says that Guangzhi Cao stole 300,000 files that pertained to Autopilot code before leaving the firm.
Tesla has begun the rollout of Navigate for Autopilot for customers in the U.S. who purchased Enhanced Autopilot, or Full Self-Driving Capability. Those in the U.S. will get it this week.
Tesla has finally shed light on last week's fatal accident involving a Model X vehicle, saying that the Autopilot program was engaged with the car's cruise controller a few seconds prior to the crash.
Elon Musk expressed confidence that the current hardware in Tesla vehicles will be capable of self-driving to a level comparable to humans. He previously said Tesla cars will reach this goal in 2019.
Tesla has hired the OpenAI researcher Andrej Karpathy. Widely recognised as an expert in artificial intelligence, he will become director of AI and Autopilot Vision at the car firm.
A report into the death of former Navy SEAL, Joshua Brown, who collided with a lorry while in Autopilot mode on his Tesla, shows that he ignored repeated warnings to take over steering the car.
Tesla has filed suit in California against former Autopilot head, Sterling Anderson. The electric vehicle manufacturer claims Anderson illegally recruited engineers and stole data for his new startup.
Dashcam footage recorded in the Netherlands shows the Tesla Model X's autopilot radar system detect a crash... before it even happens. The car went on to automatically deploy the car's brakes.
Elon Musk is unofficially declaring this the age of the self-driving car, as his company has announced that all new Teslas will have that capability. The system is expected to save lives on the road.
In the wake of May 7th's fatal crash, Tesla has announced a new major software update that gives its vehicles' built-in radar a greater role in a bid to improve the safety of the Autopilot feature.
Rumors suggest Tesla is getting ready to unveil the second major version of its Autopilot software. According to sources inside the company, the new system will also feature more cameras and sensors.
Tesla has been secretly installing 'inert' autopilot software on cars and testing out how the algorithm behaves in real-world situations. The company has accrued 780 million miles worth of data.