The autonomous driving software that powers Tesla vehicles will be getting a huge upgrade once Tesla rolls out the second iteration of its Autopilot software. Not only will the software itself be smarter, but it will be bolstered by enhanced hardware that will come in the form of additional radar units and camera systems all around the car.
Tesla’s updated Autopilot software is reportedly in beta testing at the moment and will also accompany an updated UI on the dash that will more accurately display other cars on the road along with the direction and angle they are moving in. Other rumored features include the ability to identify and react to both stop signs and traffic lights.
All that said, current Tesla owners with Autopilot enabled vehicles may naturally be wondering if they’ll soon be left using outdated, and in turn, riskier hardware once Tesla vehicles fitted with the company’s latest and greatest hardware begin rolling off the line.