Elon Musk said that Tesla is about to launch a new update that will double the size of its “fully autonomous driving Beta” program.
Another person following may see a 10-fold increase in the size of the test fleet.
As early as October 2020, Tesla began to launch the Beta version of fully autonomous driving to car owners in the “Early Experience” program. This is a group of Tesla owners who test the new Tesla before testing the new features of the fleet. Earlier version of the feature.
The software update is seen as an important step towards Tesla, and the company has fulfilled its long-term commitment to make its vehicles “fully self-driving”
Although the update did not lead to a true self-driving car, because the responsibility is still on the driver, Tesla still needs to stay focused and control at all times, but it does make up for the blank feature of Tesla’s self-driving highway driving. Slug’s driver assistance system functions and enables it to control vehicles on city streets and intersections.
Tesla owners using FSD Beta will be able to provide a destination for the car, and the vehicle will attempt to drive autonomously, with the driver placing his hands on the steering wheel and preparing to take over.
Since the first beta version was first tried out, Tesla has released several new versions of the Beta software and gradually opened the Beta version to more users, but has not yet released a wider version, so the launch speed of the new version is The slowdown. The last one or two months.
Earlier this week, Musk linked the broader version of FSD Beta with the updated version of the software released next month.
Now, the CEO says that with the new update, the number of Tesla owners testing the fully driverless Beta will double:
“If you want to download the Tesla Full Full-Driving Beta to your car, please let us know. Now double the size of the Beta program to 8.2, which may be 10 times 8.3. Still be careful, but it has matured. “
Last month, Musk revealed that more than 1,000 Tesla owners are currently testing FSD Beta.
Tesla uses a test fleet to provide real-world data to its neural network and improve performance.
The CEO did not specify when the two new versions of the FSD Beta software will be released, but as he mentioned earlier this week, they are likely to be launched next month.
In the past few months, Musk has repeatedly stated that he believes that Tesla will release a truly complete level 5 system for autonomous driving before the end of 2021.
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