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These articles contain tips and tricks and information about the Tesla Autopilot driving system.


Is Tesla FSD worth it? Buy Full Self Driving or not?

The Tesla FSD “Full self-driving” option is a software package that Tesla sells for vehicles with Autopilot 2 hardware or higher. The option is also called FSD for short. This completely revised article describes the current status of functions and should help to find out whether the purchase of FSD is reasonable or whether the […]

Tesla speed limit sign recognition

Tesla speed limit sign recognition

Which Tesla models are capable of speed limit sign recognition? Tesla drivers had to wait a long time for this function. Since September 2020, the function is finally available for the newer vehicles, albeit with limitations. This article collects the facts and what is known about this topic. Which Tesla models offer speed limit sign […]

Why does the Tesla automatic lane change work that bad?

Tesla automatic lane change

The Tesla Autopilot offers various assistance functions, including automatic lane change. Unfortunately, this often does not work as desired, or the vehicle sometimes simply aborts the maneuver for no apparent reason. The reason for this behavior is called UN/ECE r79. Behind this cryptic abbreviation is the document “UN Regulation 79“. It was published by the […]

How to prevent Tesla Autopilot steering wheel nag

prevent Tesla steering wheel nag

You often read on Facebook in the Tesla groups about the “hold steering wheel” message that regularly appears on the screen when driving on autopilot. Some drivers also complain that they are asked to turn the steering wheel slightly every 10 seconds. Mainly with newer software versions one is obviously very often “forced” to do […]

How does Tesla NoA (Navigate On Autopilot) work?

Tesla Navigate on Autopilot

A feature of the Tesla autopilot is called NoA (“Navigate on Autopilot”). This means that the vehicle itself determines on which lane of the highway it should be. The autopilot also ensures that you reach the desired exit to continue following the programmed navigation destination. In addition, it constantly determines possibilities for switching to a […]

Tesla Autopilot AP3 / HW3 Computer Upgrade

Tesla Autopilot upgrade

This post describes what upgrade options are available to replace the Tesla autopilot computer and upgrade to a newer version. The Tesla Autopilot has been continuously improved since its release in 2014. Not only the software is continuously optimized and equipped with new functions, but also the hardware in the vehicles has been revised several […]

Tesla AP1 vs AP2 vs AP3 – Difference between Autopilot versions

Tesla Autopilot AP1 vs AP2 vs AP3

The combination of different driver assistance systems is also called autopilot by Tesla. Since the system is constantly being further developed, there are now several versions. The difference is the autopilot hardware installed in the Tesla vehicle, the activated software options and the resulting possible range of functions. Starting in October 2014, all Tesla vehicles […]