full self-driving

First Drives: Tesla FSD Beta [VIDEOS]

Following the release of Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta version 10.69.1 earlier this week, Tesla is now rolling out version, an incremental update. #FSDBeta v10.69.1.1 release notes pic.twitter.com/DogCY9qK1l — Chuck Cook (@chazman) September 3, 2022 FSD beta tester James Locke took his Tesla with the latest FSD build out for a spin on Saturday, putting […]

YouTube Removes Tesla FSD Beta Test Video with Kids, After CNBC Reaches Out

A couple of YouTube videos featuring amateur vehicle safety tests of Tesla’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta involving children have been pulled for violating the platform’s policies on harmful and dangerous content — reports CNBC. “YouTube doesn’t allow content showing a minor participating in dangerous activities or encouraging minors to do dangerous activities,” a YouTube spokesperson […]

Tesla Wins German Lawsuit Over Misleading Marketing for Autopilot and FSD

Tesla has emerged victorious in a lawsuit brought by Germany’s antitrust regulator alleging that the marketing around the electric vehicle (EV) maker’s advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), Autopilot and Full Self-Driving (FSD), is misleading — reports Teslamag. This is far from Tesla’s first brush with concerns regarding how it advertises Autopilot and FSD. The result […]

Tesla Promo Gives 50% Off FSD for Loyal Customers in China

Tesla has launched a new “Ownership Loyalty Program” in China that offers existing customers a 50% discount on the company’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) upgrade, among other things (via Not a Tesla App). FSD is an optional add-on comprising a suite of advanced driver assistance features. It costs $12,000 USD in the U.S. and 64,000 Yuan […]

Tesla’s Autopilot and FSD Marketing is Misleading, Says California DMV

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has alleged that the marketing around Tesla’s advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), Autopilot and Full Self-Driving (FSD), is deceptive — reports CNBC. Autopilot is a suite of driver assistance technologies that come standard on all of Tesla’s electric vehicles (EVs). FSD, meanwhile, is a set of advanced driver assistance features […]

Tesla FSD Beta 10.13 Release ‘Maybe’ This Week: Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a Saturday tweet that Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta version 10.13 could “maybe” start rolling out to the public by the end of next week. “Team is working hard on it,” Musk said in his response to a question about the update. Maybe end of this week. Team is working […]

Watch Tesla FSD Beta 10.12.2 Attempt Unprotected Left Turns [VIDEO]

Tesla started expanding its Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta 10.12.2 yesterday, and veteran tester Chuck Cook wasted no time putting the new release through the wringer in his signature “unprotected left turns” and sharing the results in a new YouTube video. Cook’s ongoing testing of unprotected left turns on the FSD beta continues to improve for […]

Tesla FSD Beta 10.12 Releasing Next Week Says Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a Friday tweet that the next iteration of the company’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta, version 10.12, will “probably” start rolling out next week on Wednesday, May 11, or Thursday, May 12. Musk’s tweet was a response to FSD beta tester @WholeMarsBlog, who commented that they never once had to […]

California Senate Candidate Runs on Anti-Tesla and Elon Musk Platform

Tesla CEO Elon Musk may be polarizing to some, and now a new candidate for Senate in California is using his bid solely to take Musk and the company’s Full Self-Driving program down. California Senate candidate Dan O’Dowd launched a multimillion-dollar television ad campaign on Tuesday to push for a ban on Tesla’s self-driving vehicles […]

Tesla is the Most-Trusted Brand for Fully-Autonomous Cars: Survey

Automotive marketing research and product consultation firm AutoPacific recently conducted a study gauging consumer perception of fully-autonomous vehicle technology. The study also surveyed participants on which of 56 automotive and technology companies they would trust the most, and the least, to develop safe and reliable fully-autonomous vehicles. 32% of respondents across all age groups picked Tesla […]

Watch Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta 10.9 Drive Man to Hospital [VIDEO]

Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta tester oisiaa has shared his latest video, demonstrating how FSD beta 10.9 successfully drove him from a residential neighborhood to the emergency room at a nearby hospital with zero interventions on his part. While there were a couple of instances that felt uncomfortable to the beta tester with respect to […]

Tesla Now Has Nearly 60,000 Cars Testing Full Self-Driving Beta in the U.S.

Tesla announced record Q4 2021 earnings today, and during the company’s update, it also shared some more details on Autopilot and Full Self-Driving (FSD). The electric automaker said, “the team continued to iterate on FSD Beta software, releasing seven updates throughout the quarter.” Tesla also revealed its FSD beta testers have now reached close to […]