Tesla vehicles are getting smarter: 222 million Autopilot miles and counting

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to announce that the company has logged nearly a quarter billion miles driven on Autopilot, adding valuable data to its fleet learning program. By comparison, Google has registered 1.5 million miles of self-driving through its Lidar-equipped test vehicles. Cumulative Tesla Autopilot miles now at 222 million — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 7, 2016 The tweet from Musk comes just days after the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) proposed new regulations that would prohibit car makers from using the words “auto-pilot” or “self driving” when describing a car that is not a full Level 5 autonomous car. Tesla vehicles built since October 2014 log data from every mile driven, whether the car is operating in Autopilot mode or not. Even if an owner forgoes the purchase of Autopilot, the car still…


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