Tesla Car will react like this after seeing the emergency lights of vehicles at night, the company has updated the autopilot software
Electric vehicle company Tesla said it has updated its Autopilot software to slow down vehicles at night when emergency lights are detected. In an update to its Model 3 and Model Y owners manuals coming with the 2021.24.12 software update, Tesla has added new language in terms of capacity, Electrek reports.
"If the Model 3/Model Y detects a light from an emergency vehicle while using Autosteer on a high-speed road at night, the driving speed is automatically reduced and the touchscreen will allow you to slow down," the report said. Shows a message giving notification. You will also hear a ring and see a reminder to keep your hands on the steering wheel, the report said. When the light is detected or becomes visible, the autopilot resumes your cruising speed.
Automaker gave special warning to drivers
Alternatively, you can tap on the accelerator to resume your cruising speed. Interestingly, Tesla specifies that this new capability works exclusively at night. The automaker also adds this important warning. As per the report, never rely on autopilot features to determine the presence of emergency vehicles. Model 3/Model Y cannot detect lights from emergency vehicles in all situations. Keep your eyes on your driving road and always be ready to take immediate action.
New language about Tesla Autopilot's new capabilities was added after the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced last month that it would test Tesla Autopilot on possible involvement in 11 accidents with emergency and first responder vehicles. is starting.
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