James Locke, Model 3 driver and beta tester of the Tesla‘s Full Self-Driving (FSD) function, not too long ago shared two movies demonstrating the capabilities of the automobile with the newest 2020.40.8.10 replace.

The primary 39-minute video is from Santa Clarita to Pasadena, whereas the second 35-minute video is from Pasadena to Santa Clarita. Each recorded on October 23 to take a look at FSD on a typical commuting route.

It is largely freeway, however there may be additionally a good a part of metropolis driving with a lot of lights and turns.

On this explicit instance, the Navigate on Autopilot with FSD was surprisingly succesful (together with coping with stoplights, cease indicators, lane adjustments and turning), though it is nonetheless an early beta, which suggests the automobile cannot drive by itself.

The cautious driver had “a couple of interventions” when he needed to take management. Generally FSD was actually gradual, and uncommon occasions the flip was not achieved correctly, or the automobile didn’t activate the flip sign. Too excessive of a pace over pace bumps was additionally famous.

“Had a lot of varied conditions, had a couple of interventions however total very spectacular for early beta of FSD.”

Normally, it is a constructive demonstration of an early beta system. It is fairly wonderful that Tesla can do all that with out the {hardware} gear that different firms are testing (like LIDARs).

It will likely be attention-grabbing to see how briskly the system will progress from right here, as sharpening it and fixing the final essential instances would possibly take fairly a while (to the purpose of the total industrial launch of a 100% safe function).