Tesla raises price of Full Self-Driving mode to $10,000 now that it’s in beta

Elon Musk warned that Tesla would hike the price of Full Self-Driving now that it’s in beta, and he’s being true to his word. The Verge reports Tesla has raised the cost of the package to $10,000 in the US for both new car buyers and upgrades, up $2,...

Consumer Reports says Tesla Autopilot is a ‘distant second’ to GM’s tech

Tesla has taken another bruising for the quality of its driver assistance tech. Consumer Reports has conducted (via Reuters) a driver assistance study where Tesla’s Autopilot placed a “distant second” to GM’s Super Cruise, with a Model Y scoring 57 v...

Tesla camera hack shows how your EV might monitor driving habits

Elon Musk said the driver-facing camera in Tesla cars was to monitor future robotaxi service, but a sleuth suggests the company might be open to checking human drivers as well. Code investigator Green says they’ve found (via Electrek) the in-cabin ac...

Tesla update lets vehicles drive through green lights automatically

Tesla’s Autopilot feature is getting a new trick. Autopilot will soon be able to drive through green lights automatically, even if there isn’t another car in front of the vehicle, Electrek reports.As with past Autopilot software rollouts, Tesla is be...

Tesla Model 3 earned a mediocre score in Europe’s new assisted driving test

Europe’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) has released its second series of assisted driving grades, and despite having the best technology, Tesla’s Model 3 came away with a mediocre score. The reason? Driver engagement is a key factor and Tesla’s A...

Tesla’s Model 3 under investigation in South Korean safety probe

South Korea has launched a safety probe into Tesla, focusing on braking and steering systems including Autopilot, according to Reuters. The transport ministry is specifically looking at the the Model 3 in an investigation that could take from six mon...

Ford’s Mustang Mach-E will add hands-free driving with a software update

Just a couple of years ago Ford was talking up driving assist features like automatic emergency braking, lane keeping, automatic high beams and more as part of its Co-Pilot360 suite. But now in 2020 that feature list is just keeping up with the compe...