Tesla Debuts Subscription Driver Assistance System
July 20, 2021—Tesla recently unveiled is Full Self-Driving subscription service that allows customers to opt into several advanced driver assist systems in the vehicle.
According to a report from CNBC, the $199/month subscriptions allow drivers to access features such as auto lane changing and auto parking, traffic light and stop sign control, and Navigate on autopilot, though Tesla said the features require "active driver supervision" and do not make any vehicle fully autonomous.
The services does require a vehicle to have Tesla's latest computer, the Hardware 3, and "Autopilot technology" installed. According to the service's subscription agreement, prices are subject to change and drivers are responsible for "tolls, parking or other traffic violations" that may happen while a vehicle with Full Self-Driving is in operation.