Autos

Tesla ditching radar for Autopilot in Model 3, Model Y

0


The interior of a Tesla Model S is shown in autopilot mode in San Francisco, California, U.S., April 7, 2016.

Alexandria Sage | Reuters

Tesla announced Tuesday that it is ditching radar in its driver-assistance features, including Autopilot.

In a blog post, the company said its best-selling Model 3 and Model Y vehicles made for customers in the U.S. and Canada starting this month would instead feature a camera-based system to enable Autopilot features such as traffic-adjusted cruise control or automatic lane-keeping.

Radar sensors are relatively expensive, and processing data from them takes significant computing power in a vehicle. Tesla has previously told shareholders that it believes “a…



Source cnbc.com

Wall Street has high expectations for Ford’s investor day

Previous article

Get ready, rents are rising fast again, even in San Francisco

Next article

You may also like

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

More in Autos