Tesla offered to share all its Autopilot data with the US Department of Transport

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  1. RSSFeed

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    Sep 28, 2016

    Last month, we reported on Tesla’s Director of Autopilot Programs, Sterling Anderson, sharing new details about the amount of data the automaker has so far collected through its Autopilot program. He confirmed that the company has collected 780 million miles worth of Autopilot data and that it is adding a million more miles every 10 hours – thanks to a fleet of 70,000+ Teslas equipped with Autopilot hardware.

    At the time, we highlighted the importance of data, and potentially sharing data, in achieving a successful fully autonomous system approved by regulator. Now Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed that the automaker offered to share all its Autopilot data with the US Department of Transport (DoT) and that the company would even consider sharing data with other automakers. more…

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  2. jman

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    Aug 5, 2016
    shrewsbury, Ma
    Thanks for sharing Trevor !! Very exciting times we are living in ! But please drive responsibly autopilot drivers, I am among one of those drivers and aPpreciate the tech but still stay aware of my surroundings !
  3. Badback

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    Apr 7, 2016
    Prior Lake, MN
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    I plan to get AP, but will only use the lane keeping feature during long distance Interstate travel.
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