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The Most Effective Classified Ad Ever?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk asks for autonomous vehicle engineers to submit their resumes because making a better Autopilot is a "super high priority."


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If you want to see what it looks like to be completely reckless in a Tesla Model S, this is the video for you.


And Other Interesting Tidbits From Its Earnings Call

During its earnings call with financial analysts following the release of its 2015 Q3 results, Tesla appeared unfazed by the news of cheap batteries being made available to GM, and also announced it would constrain Autopilot use.


Tested For Our Technology Of The Year Award

We demonstrate Autopilot on the 2016 Tesla Model S P90D during our Tech of the Year award testing. Autopilot enables self-driving in some situations by using onboard cameras, radar and 360-degree sonar to evaluate traffic and road conditions. In our experience, Autopilot still has a few bugs to work out.


Model S's 1.01 Autopilot improvements, which Elon Musk says are coming "soon," will include better road-holding and lane maintenance improvements.


Average Speed Was 47 MPH, But That Includes Recharging Stops

A trio of drivers went hands-free as much as possible on 2,995-mile voyage across the US in a Tesla Model S.


Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company's self-driving Autopilot technology has gotten regulatory approval in a bunch more countries.


A video of Tesla's Autopilot failing to keep the car in the lane was uploaded a mere week after the semi-autonomous driving feature was released.


No Software Available For Fast-Talking The Fuzz

A 'Self-driving' Model S gets busted for doing 75 in a 60 zone, Drag Times says.


Despite initial promises, Tesla is delaying the roll out of its Autopilot software to Model S cars in Asia and Europe as it waits for "regulatory approval."


Take a ride in that new-fangled Tesla Model S with software update 7.0.


You'll Still Need To Keep Your Hands On The Wheel ... For Now

Tesla Model S and X get big updates to their Autopilot software in version 7.0 with new Autopark, Emergency Steering, and Auto Lane Change abilities.


Plus Multiple Ride Height Modes And Independent Door Control

The Tesla Model X all-electric SUV will have several autonomous driving features, multiple height modes, cold-weather systems, independent door control.


The new Autopilot 7.0 software has been sent out to a small group of Tesla Model S drivers, who now get to test out highway autosteer and parallel autopark.


Model X Configurator Comes Online In Three Weeks, Deliveries In September

The Tesla Motors Q2 earnings call with financial analysts revealed a number of interesting things about the company's current operations and future plans, including the possibility of creating its own autonomous ridesharing fleet.


Tesla CEO Tweets New News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says improvements to Model S (and Model X) autopilot technology will include autosteer and autopark. Also, the cars will be able to learn.


Stop-And-Go Driving Autonomy May Be Available Next Year

Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn writes about improving technologies for autonomous-driving capability.


Fans of the iconic 1980 comedy flick Airplane! may smirk at the image of a blow-up "autopilot" materializing on the controls of the not-quite-doomed aircraft. Those folks (c'mon, we know you're out there) may now imagine a similar site behind the wheel of a long-haul 18-wheeler. Think of it at Zucker Bros. meets B.J. and the Bear. Or something like that.


All-Wheel Drive, Autopilot Each Add $4,000 To Cost, Unless You're Talking P85D

Not mentioned during the much-hyped announcement event last night for the Tesla Model S Dual Motor "D" and Autopilot "A" options were how much those advancements will cost. Today, Tesla updated the Model S order page and those pesky little numbers are now available. As it turns out, opting for all of the features mentioned last night will add over $18,000 to the price of your $93,400 Model S P85.


At Reveal Event, Crowd Loves Autopark, Autoarrive Tech

To say that the Internet was excited about the mysterious Tesla D before tonight's official announcements were made is a terrible understatement. Amid a bunch of excited tweets and frustrating attempts at getting a livestream from the event, USA Today published the first story that described some of the new D's features. Automotive News followed suit, but both of those articles were quickly taken down. On site at the Hawthorne airport in Los Angeles, CA, our friend Zan Dubin-Scott tweeted about


Those Tesla Model S electric vehicles look good, but anyone worried about computers taking over our roads may want to steer clear of them starting next year. That's because 2015 may be when such vehicles will have autonomous-driving capabilities, according to an interview Tesla Chief Elon Musk conducted with CNN Money.

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