Driver-assistance tech seen as annoyance by many non-Tesla drivers

By Dacia J. Ferris Posted on August 30, 2019 Automakers have been adding driver assistance features to new vehicles for years now, especially with the industry gearing towards self-driving technology. However, a recent J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Tech Experience Index (TXI) Study has found that many drivers see them as “nannying” annoyances and often opt […]

Tesla patent reveals ‘High Speed Wiring’ design for full self-driving safety

By Dacia J. Ferris Posted on August 19, 2019 Tesla has filed a recently-published patent application titled “High-Speed Wiring System Architecture” that addresses an important aspect of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) suite: redundancy. Traditional computer wiring systems often have no redundancy in their communications. Individual devices are connected to a central point (such as a […]

Tesla Navigate on Autopilot automatic lane changes performs ‘waltz’ in traffic

By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 8, 2019 A Tesla Model 3 owner’s recent experience at a busy section of a freeway appears to show some notable improvements with Navigate on Autopilot’s automatic lane change capabilities. As could be seen in a video, the Model 3 was able to change lanes and navigate around traffic […]