November 2 (UPI) — Electric car maker Tesla plans to update its fully autonomous driving (FSD) beta software every five to 10 days, according tomedia reports. On the evening of October 20th, Tesla introduced a fully autonomous driving beta to some customers. It is reported that the beta software for all the company’s models to provide fully autonomous driving capabilities.
If the tests are successful, Musk could eventually roll out fully functional fully autonomous driving software to the public by the end of the year, which would bring Tesla’s cars closer to rivals such as Waymo and Cruise for a Class 5 self-driving car.
On a third-quarter earnings conference call Wednesday night local time, Musk said the fully autonomous driving (FSD) feature was expected to be available by the end of the year.
Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving software has been revealed to be much better than in the past. However, the company will continue to improve its functionality by frequently releasing software updates.
Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, expects the company to improve its fully autonomous driving beta software, which is updated every five to 10 days.
Media reported that the latest update to Tesla’s fully autonomous driving beta software has brought some changes to the car’s visualization. This update improves the performance of the car when driving autonomously, reducing the amount of intervention required by the driver by 30%.
Tesla has raised prices for the fully autonomous car kit several times in the past few years, most recently on Thursday. On Thursday, the price of the kit rose $2,000 to $10,000.
Tesla has said the price of the fully autonomous driving kit is likely to continue to rise as more features are introduced. (Little Fox)