The interior of a Tesla Model S is shown in autopilot mode in San Francisco, California, U.S., April 7, 2016.
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Tesla just introduced a way for customers to subscribe to its premium driver assistance package for $199 a month, rather than paying $10,000 up front.
Marketed as Full Self-Driving capability (or FSD), the driver assistance system does not make Tesla’s electric vehicles safe for use without an attentive driver behind the wheel.
One eligible owner shared a notice they received from Tesla on Friday with CNBC, which said:
“Full Self-Driving capability is now available as a monthly subscription. Upgrade your Model Y … for $199 (excluding taxes) to experience…