Sunday 1 May 2016

Volvo Engineer Calls Tesla's Autopilot A 'Wannabe'

Did Volvo just talk smack on Tesla's Autopilot system? It would seem that engineers at Volvo aren't too impressed with Tesla's Autopilot calling it "more of an unsupervised wannabe." Ouch. Maybe Tesla should name the system something that doesn't imply the car will drive itself? "It gives you the impression that it's doing more than it is," says Trent Victor, senior technical leader of crash avoidance at Volvo, in an interview with The Verge. "[Tesla's Autopilot] is more of an unsupervised wannabe." In other words, Tesla is trying to create an semi-autonomous car that appears to be autonomous. Comments

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