Category Archives: Tesla

An open letter to the New York Times about its coverage of Advanced Driver Assistance systems

I don’t know what the New York Times is trying to accomplish in its coverage on driver-assist systems, but informing the public is not it. “Driver-Assist Systems Linked to Hundreds of Crashes“ was your headline, carrying the context-free ambiguous term … Continue reading

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Will Tesla actually be able to do full self-driving?

Based on my original article at Quora. I’ve driven every incarnation of Tesla’s Autopilot system, from the Autopilot Convenience Feature using the Mobileye chip, to Enhanced Autopilot using TeslaVision and the NVidia computer, to the FSD computer and Tesla’s limited … Continue reading

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Tesla Firmware V11

Some people like Tesla’s latest revision to the user interface, and some don’t. I’m in the first group. How quickly they forget I’ve gone through every version of Tesla firmware since Version 7. Once you get used to one, the … Continue reading

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Tesla goodies

I took delivery of my Tesla Model 3 in August of 2018. Most cars just get older with wear, but Teslas improve in some ways with age. It comes with over-the-air firmware updates. This post details some of the improvements … Continue reading

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