• Tesla plans Autopilot update to clarify 'hold steering wheel' alert

    8 days ago - By Tech Radar

    Tesla drivers are coming to grips with new alerts designed to ensure they stay engaged with their vehicle while it's in Autopilot mode, but one alert seems to be causing some confusion, to the point that CEO Elon Musk has promised a fix. The latest update to Autopilot includes a "Hold Steering Wheel" alert that pops up in 15 to 20 second intervals if it doesn't detect driver hands on the wheel, reports Electrek. Seems like a sensible safety measure, but it's how the wheel is detecting driver grips that's frustrating Tesla owners. According to at least one driver, he now needs to "white...
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