The new update for Tesla’s self-driving software, FSD v. 12.12, is said to bring significant progress. The release notes indicate that it upgrades the city streets’ driving stack to a single end-to-end neural network trained on millions of video clips, replacing a large amount of code.
Customers who have tested the FSD Beta version 12.12 on the road have shared their experiences, and it appears that the update has greatly improved Tesla’s autonomous software. Many testers have reported smoother driving experiences with no interventions, takeovers, or awkward moments. In fact, the first recorded drive of Full Self-Driving (Beta) V12.1.2 on a customer-owned vehicle went well with no interventions or takeovers.
However, it remains to be seen how this latest version of FSD Beta performs under heavy precipitation areas. It would be interesting to see if the update has addressed any challenges in those conditions.
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has also announced that FSD Beta v12 will no longer have the “beta” label, marking a significant milestone for Tesla’s autonomous software.
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