The speed at which Autopilot features will be rolled out to Tesla’s “Hardware 2.0” vehicles hasn’t been something that CEO Elon Musk has been willing to publicly comment on much, for obvious reasons (it’s simply a matter of: when it’s ready, it’s ready; rushing things would be dangerous).
But it looks like the wait is nearly up for what is probably the most desired feature: high-speed Autosteer. Elon Musk revealed in a recent tweet that this should begin rolling out to the Hardware 2.0 vehicles in ~2 weeks.
Obviously, this is just an expectation, not a promise — there are potential problems that could arise that would require a delay — but ~2 weeks is now indeed the target.
Here’s the tweet:
Minor improvements update this weekend. High speed autosteer in about two weeks.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 24, 2017
Something else that should be remembered here is that Tesla will be rolling out regular improvements throughout the year, every couple of months or weeks, reportedly. So, the tech should continue improving in functionality for the foreseeable future — up to the point of fully autonomous travel, which Hardware 2.0 vehicles will reportedly be capable of.
It’s all exciting for those owning Teslas featuring Autopilot Hardware 2.0 — which, as we reported at the time, is all Teslas manufactured after mid-October or so. Of course, all of the Model 3 sedans that the company manufactures will reportedly be capable of fully autonomous travel (all will feature the Hardware 2.0 tech suite).
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