Jump to content

MyCarForum Logo
Search
Magnifying glass

SEARCH

1

Tesla's Autopilot system now available for consumers

By Faiming_low on 17 Oct 2015 in New technology, Videos

Attached Image Tesla's Autopilot system will soon be available for its consumers to try out. CNET has tried it out on a Model S and from what we can see, it looks pretty cool.

According to Tesla, its Autopliot system is the only system in the world currently that uses camera, radar, ultrasonic and satellite positioning to maneuver the car around. 12 long-range ultrasonic sensors are positioned to sense 4.9 metres around the car in every direction at all speeds, and a high-precision digitally-controlled electric assist braking system ensures all round safety. The Model S, as you can see in the video below, can even change lanes on its own.


Tesla made it clear that this system is by no means a fully automated driving experience, and they say you must have your hands on the wheel all times, as the driver is still the one responsible for controlling the vehicle.



Viewed: 1,132 times

Faiming_low
Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?



  • 1
  • 1
 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The guide, while not mandatory, comes amid rising car complaints, mainly about defects. It is dev...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
Porsche has made one million 911s. Car number 1,000,000 rolled off the company’s Zuffenhausen pro...
Photo
Images of the new facelifted 2018 Honda Jazz/Fit have leaked online, ahead of the model's lau...
Photo
New ST badged hot Ford supermini will appear early in the eighth generation car's lifespan, s...
Photo
Ferrari profit skyrocketed 36% during the first quarter of 2017. Demand substantially increased f...
Photo
Things are looking very well for British sports car manufacturer. Its new model, Griffith, has al...
   Lifestyle Articles