16 Oct '15, 11pm

Tesla Autopilot Comes with Tesla Version 7.0 Software Update

Tesla Autopilot Comes with Tesla Version 7.0 Software Update

Lane monitoring, lane keeping, and lane switching are all accomplished via electronically-controlled power steering, using feedback from the camera, radar, and ultrasonics. Adaptive cruise control modulates electric motor-generator output, regenerative braking, and electronically-controlled hydraulic braking, using feedback from traffic-aware GPS and the rest of the monitoring suite. Parallel parking is a breeze, the new system able to scan for appropriate space, then autonomously maneuver into position. Collision mitigation uses steering and braking to keep the Tesla Model S and occupants safe from front and side collisions. All data collected goes back to Tesla Motors, which helps the entire fleet learn from itself, regarding the thousands of interactions that each car makes with its surroundings. Tesla Motors, no doubt, will use this information in its next software upd...

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