Elon Musk let us know earlier this year that when he drives, he uses Tesla's semi-autonomous driving system called Autopilot. For the the electric car company CEO, the "Navigate on Autopilot" feature makes highway traffic somewhat bearable.
Musk will be happy to know that on Wednesday, the lane-changing suggestions from the car's computer system just got easier to use.
Instead of approving the suggestions to change lanes or get over to make a highway exit every single time, you can now change the settings before you drive. You used to have to utilize the turn stalk to confirm the lane change suggested by Navigate. Tesla says that 9 million suggested lane changes have happened since the feature came out in October. Now, three new Autopilot settings: "Enable at start of every trip," "Require lane change confirmation," and "Lane change notification" give more streamlined options on how the highway assistance tool works. Read more...More about Tesla, Elon Musk, Autopilot, Semi Autonomous, and Navigate On Autopilot