Why Tesla drivers have to “test drive” the new autopilot
Criticism of “fundamental security problems”
Tesla Autopilot can control destinations from the sat nav
With FSD Beta, Tesla vehicles can run on both Highways as well as in city traffic virtual drive yourself and previously entered into the navigation system Head for goals. However, this development stage of autonomous driving is also considered to be Level 2, that means the driver has to be behind the wheel at any time be ready to intervene. This is exactly the one Main point of criticism on the Tesla “autopilot”. This and especially the term “Full Self-Driving” (“completely self-driving”) suggested security to the usersthat does not exist, it is said again and again. NTSB boss Homendy also called the marketing of the system under these circumstances “misleading and irresponsible”.
Despite all the appeasement from company boss Musk, the criticism is unlikely to subside anytime soon. So there has been in the past few months accidents over and over again, where Tesla Stromer with Police, rescue services and fire brigade vehicles in blue light use collided. Tesla does not use lidar for the autopilot; the flashes of light may have confused the automatic camera evaluation. Investigations by the US traffic safety agency NHTSA are ongoing into at least eleven cases. Also in front of the District Harris County is in Texas a procedure started been in that five policemen Tesla as well as a chain of restaurants Sue. You were in February seriously injured been, as evidently the computer had driven a Tesla Model X at 110 km / h into a group of four vehicles, six people and a German Shepherd.