Tesla Model 3, model X and model s in the exhibition hall of the newly opened Tesla experience center
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Driver of a Tesla Watches a Movie and Slams Into Police Car

No car is fully autonomous yet. Although some manufacturers claim their vehicles have autopilot like capabilities, at this time, no mass-market automotive manufacturer has a level 5 autonomous approved car. Right now, systems only aid the driver. They do not remove the driver from the equation. One Tesla driver found this out the hard way. …

Tesla Model X, equipped with Autopilot tech, is on display during the 2020 China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference
Hybrids & Electrics

Tesla’s Autopilot Update Makes Not Driving Even More Convenient

Innovation is just in Tesla’s DNA. The electric vehicle pioneer continues to change the automotive landscape with new rides and technology improvements. One of Tesla’s latest upgrades infuses fresh features into its popular Autopilot. The Tesla Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control function already makes commuting a breeze, but this latest update is going to …

Ford F-150 Raptor climbing over rocks
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Ford Enters Agreement for Improved Driver Assistance Package

Today, Ford announced that is moving forward with Mobileye, a supplier of cutting edge vision-assistance technology, to enhance its suite of driver-assistance programs. The Ford and Mobileye will collaborate to roll out the new tech across the auto manufacturer’s global product lineup. This long-term agreement will advance Ford’s Co-Pilot360 systems. Collision avoidance systems Collision avoidance …

A charcoal Tesla Model 3 electric car in a showroom
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German Court at Odds With Tesla Over Autopilot

It looks like Tesla, the electric car manufacturer, has not learned the nuances yet of the wording chosen to promote its driver assistance systems. “Autonomous” and “Autopilot” are terms us automotive writers do not like to use. That is because nothing on the road is capable of fully autonomous driving yet. However, we acknowledge that …

Cruise control on steering wheel
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Driver Assist Features Explained

While we might not have completely fully autonomous cars just yet, we at least have semi-autonomous ones on the road. No, we’re not just talking about Tesla and their Autopilot system, which DOES NOT make the car fully autonomous, no matter what anyone tells you. We’re talking about the ubiquitous driver-assist features that are in …

Tesla Model 3 with Autopilot vs Cadillac CT6 with Super Cruise
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Which Cars Have Self-Driving Features for 2020?

As we’ve seen with Tesla’s buggy Smart Summon feature, autonomous cars aren’t quite ready yet. Although, with the recent rise of features like lane-keeping assist, collision warning, and emergency braking, it may seem like we’re only a short time away from self-driving vehicles. But is that really the case? Self-driving vs. advanced driver-assistance It’s vital …

Tesla Model S
Hybrids & Electrics

Can You Sleep in a Tesla on Autopilot?

Tesla makes some really cool cars and has built up a fan base that even includes Jay Leno. One of the main selling points of the vehicle is its Autopilot feature which takes a great deal of the stress out of driving. But while Autopilot is a great feature and does most of the work …