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Teslas are about to start driving themselves, Elon Musk says on Twitter

Teslas are about to start driving themselves, Elon Musk says on Twitter

Teslas are a bit like smartphones in that they get wireless software updates once in a while that bring new features and improvements to both the user interface of the car (the big touchscreen in the center console) and to the actual operation of the vehicle (faster acceleration, ways to tune the suspension, etc). For example, the company claimed that its 6.2 update made it "impossible to intentionally run out of range." When the company first unveiled what it calls 'Autopilot', or some limited self-driving features that will be available on all Model S EVs produced after the fall of 2014 and on the Model X, it wasn't quite clear how fast they would become available to the general public. Well, that day is approaching fast: The car will learn over time, but there is a min caliber of starting quality. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 31, 2015 @CatherineMotuz yes — Elon Musk (@e...

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