Model S Drivers Are Testing Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)’s Autopilot Features

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is now testing the features of autopilot in its Model S electric vehicle. The electric vehicle maker indicated that a handful of drivers were testing the vehicle now. That included upcoming semi-autonomous technology including highway auto steer to tackle passing, vehicle distances, and tackling of lanes apart from automatic parallel parking.

Behavior Of Autopilot

Normally, the pioneers of electric vehicle will find some quirks in the behavior of the autopilot besides the interface. Also, such edges tend to come up when put into the practice in the real time world. It remains to be seen what happens in the case of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Model S.

It appears that there is no clarity as to when the owners of the day-to-day Model S would get their turn. However, it is very important the tempo of expectations remain high. The technology cannot be said that it is peaking since the future of electric vehicles will be dominated by self-driving cars. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is already working on developing an autonomous car while Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is working on driverless cars according to reports.

Eliminate More Of Monotony of Driver

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s testing still requires the user to flick the  turning the signal to pass cars to  absolve any liability to the electric vehicle makers. It seems that the additional features will not be of much help when the vehicle is struck in traffic in the city but represent a notch up from lane and breaking assist you see in other vehicles. While there is no point in glazing over the additional features, it will help remove the monotony of driving a vehicle.

The company has an ambitious plan of delivering 50,000 – 55,000 vehicles in the current year. Therefore, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is hoping that Model X will be able to help in achieving the car deliveries in the year 2015.

Viraj Shah

Viraj Shah has completed M.Com (Finance) and is currently pursuing his CFP. He tracks US markets along with other global markets like India very closely. He is very passionate about stocks, real estate, and technology. He also believes that money can always be made in the market.

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