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December 23, 2016

tesla releases video of its self driven enhanced autopilot car



 
Elon Musk is promising to give a fantastic holiday gift to those  who have the patience to wait. Tesla's CEO tweeted Thursday night that it "Looks like we might be ready to rollout most of Autopilot functionality for HW2 towards the end of next week." Musk is referring to new self driven car models built from October on that contain the hardware capable of full-on autonomous driving as part of its Enhanced Autopilot driver assist feature. None of the systems were to enabled, however, until a yet to be announced December date, which now looks to be during the week between Christmas and New Years'.The rollout is expected to be incremental, first enabling safety systems like adaptive cruise control and autonomous emergency braking. This brings Tesla's new Model X and Model S vehicles in line with the older Teslas currently on the road. 

If you want to see what it's all about, here's a video from Tesla  shown above which showcasses Tesla's Autopilot's ability to drive itself around town, responding to stop signs and other traffic, making turns and cruising around town.All new Tesla vehicles come with the hardware to support full-on, hands-off autonomous driving, even though it's not yet enabled. But a new video from Tesla now shows us exactly what it will it look like once it's enabled. The automaker released a video showcasing Autopilot's ability to drive itself around town, responding to stop signs and other traffic, making turns and cruising down the road. The original video was sped up,