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Tesla may offer remote access to your car’s Autopilot cameras

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images As helpful as Tesla’s Sentry Mode may be, it doesn’t provide much insight from the car’s cameras until there’s an incident. What if you could take a peek at any moment? You just might. Electrek reports that code sleuth Green has discovered hints at remote live access to …

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Tesla camera hack shows how your EV might monitor driving habits

REUTERS/Mike Blake Elon Musk said the driver-facing camera in Tesla cars was to monitor future robotaxi service, but a sleuth suggests the company might be open to checking human drivers as well. Code investigator Green says they’ve found (via Electrek) the in-cabin activities Tesla’s camera is looking for. They appear to revolve around signs of …

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Tesla lays out ‘Battery Day’ plans that lead to a $25,000 electric car

Tesla The Tesla Battery Day presentation is under way, and CEO Elon Musk has shown off a number of changes the company is making that he says can halve the cost per kWh of building electric vehicle battery cells. Just before showing off the $140,000~ Model S Plaid and its 200MPH+ top speed, Musk said …

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Tesla Autopilot now detects speed limit signs

REUTERS/Amanda Voisard Tesla cars are now smarter about recognizing street signs. Electrek reports that the automaker is pushing a software update that lets Autopilot detect speed limit signs using the EV’s cameras. Your car should stick to the limit more accurately than it did before, when it was relying solely on GPS data. You shouldn’t …

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Tesla’s Model 3 under investigation in South Korean safety probe

Engadget South Korea has launched a safety probe into Tesla, focusing on braking and steering systems including Autopilot, according to Reuters. The transport ministry is specifically looking at the the Model 3 in an investigation that could take from six months to a year, according to Reuters’ sources. The news casts a bit of a …

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Tesla driver blames Autopilot for crash, faces negligent driving charge

Enlarge / Tesla Model S driving on the freeway in Silicon Valley. Andrei Stanescu / Getty Images A Massachusetts man is facing a negligent-driving charge after his Tesla slammed into a police car that was parked by the side of the road. According to a state trooper, the man had Tesla’s Autopilot technology turned on …

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