There are still some out there on the web complaining about how Tesla’s Autopilot (semi-autonomous driving) features don’t work as well in the newer Hardware 2.0 vehicles as they do/did in Hardware 1.0 vehicles. The general point being made is that, without Mobileye’s tech — Hardware 2.0 vehicles are all Tesla, no Mobileye input — the company can’t deliver.
It should go without saying that software development, especially for something as complex as self-driving vehicle tech, isn’t something that happens overnight, but is rather a slow process. So, it shouldn’t be too surprising if Tesla’s tech is still somewhat behind that offered in the company’s Hardware 1.0 vehicles — though this is up for debate, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that it only took the company around 6 months to recreate Mobileye’s tech.
All of that said … there are more and more videos being posted online of Hardware 2.0 vehicles that seem to do a pretty good job during Autopilot use. With that in mind, below are two recent videos that caught my attention (h/t Teslarati) and seem worth reposting here.
One is from “Tesla Trip” showing the new Autopilot driving on curvy freeways at high speed:
And one is showing something quite similar … but with the curveball of the use of “Auto Lane Change” while moving into a tight turn:
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