Enhanced Autopilot Trial

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TMC is reporting this as news, though I don't see a date of publication on the Tesla site:
Enhanced Autopilot Trial

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From TMC:

Enhanced Autopilot features will automatically be downloaded to cars after they receive software update 2018.28.1 or later. Owners will receive an in-car notification that the trial has started, then will be prompted with the option to “Enable” Autopilot features. Owners can activate or disable certain Autopilot features at any point during the trial.

From tesla.com:

The Enhanced Autopilot trial provides you with the opportunity to experience our latest driver assistance features for 14 days, at no cost. This includes access to Autosteer, Traffic Aware Cruise Control, Auto Lane Change, Summon and Autopark.
By opting into the trial, you’ll be able to activate (or disable) the full suite of Enhanced Autopilot functionality from your car’s touchscreen.
You will have the option to purchase permanent Autopilot functionality via the car’s touchscreen or through your Tesla Account at any time during or after the trial.
 

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Anybody who gets this let us know if you can dismiss it and access it again from autopilot settings screen.
 
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Just received the trial message this morning on my Model 3 after a failed updated last night. I'm waiting to start the trial until I need to drive the car.

This is going to be difficult to not upgrade to the EAP feature after trying it out. :)

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Started my 14-day EAP trial this morning... didn't have much option really.

Screen pop-up was there when I opened up the car this morning and stated it is included with your recent software update (likely to gather tons of extra user/vehicle data).

If you clicked the "not now" option it said you would be ending your trial early and car would need to be powered down/restarted, and who's got time for that..... so I'm in trial now. ;)

Not sure if it's really a one chance offer, but either way I don't have an extra $6k laying around to throw at it even IF I was interested. Will prob go play with summon at lunch though haha.
 
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Just received the trial message this morning on my Model 3 after a failed updated last night. I'm waiting to start the trial until I need to drive the car.

This is going to be difficult to not upgrade to the EAP feature after trying it out. :)

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Nice. Which firmware version are you on?
 

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Got the trial this morning. Used it on my morning commute. Given the experience on today's drive in to work I'm glad I saved $5k by not getting it.

Within 5 minutes of enabling autosteer my car panicked because the car ahead of me slowed. Autosteer attempted to change lanes to the left suddenly even though there was a car in my blindspot to the left. I knew the car was there due to my own situational awareness. I also knew the car ahead of me was slowing for someone ahead of him turning off the main road and there was no danger of collision. Instead of autopilot protecting me I had to protect myself from autopilot! I continued to use it for the remainder of the commute but the experience was not relaxing at all. I was on edge the whole time it was engaged. It will have to improve tremendously before I consider laying out $6k for the option.

It also confirms my original supposition that $5k was a lot of money to pay for something I had never tested.
 

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Received update 2018.32.2 3817fdd this morning, and a notification along with it that the 14-day autopilot trial is enabled.
 

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in the manual, in the disclaimer you clicked accepting responsibility for it's use, on tesla's autopilot page for the few
Yep, I see it. I also recall now that this requirement to be "fully attentive" is what convinced me to remove EAP from my configuration. If I'm required to be "fully attentive" I'll just drove the car myself and pocket the $5k.
 

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Received my 14 day trial this morning. Drove 70 miles on freeway and no real difference. I'll be trying out the Summon soon but need more time to evaluate the value. I'm guessing this is not that big of deal now but over the next year or two it will add enhancements that make it more attractive.