Tesla continues to raise the price of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) electronic driver-assist feature.
The company raised the price to $10,000 this week, up from $8,000 previously. The feature cost $5,000 when launched in 2016, though at the time it was only a hardware package and didn’t have any functionality.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the cost of FSD will continue to increase as the feature is made more advanced. Tesla’s goal is to make FSD a true Level 5 self-driving system, which based on the SAE scale of self-driving capability means a car that can operate at the same level as a human, meaning it can drive with no one present. Existing owners of FSD automatically receive additional functions via over-the-air updates.
FSD is an extension of Autopilot, which is a standard electronic driver-assist feature on Tesla cars and is essentially an adaptive cruise control that can also
EL SEGUNDO, California—We just got a chance to get up close and personal with the upcoming 2022 GMC Hummer EV. This wasn’t a running prototype (those are just now being built), but it was a close-to-final styling mock-up we got to crawl in, on, and over. We learned a lot about GM’s upcoming electric supertruck in the process; here are 15 cool things we found and learned.
1. 2022 GMC Hummer EV: It Looks and Feels Like a Proper Hummer
In person, the 2022 GMC Hummer EV is huge—big, tall, and so wide that it requires clearance lights (those three amber lights atop the windshield), just like a big-rig. Back in the day, Hummer-haters complained about the size and bulk of the H1 and H2, because moving them required lots of fuel and produced a lot of pollution. That’s part of the reason Hummer