The road to everywhere: are HD maps for autonomous driving sustainable?

When conversation turns to autonomous driving, one of the names that always comes up is Tesla – and of course ‘Autopilot’ or ‘Full Self-Driving’ (FSD), as their models’ driver assistance features are called. There’s an ongoing debate over what actually constitutes a self-driving vehicle, even within Tesla itself: what Elon Musk calls self-driving, his own lawyers call a mere assistance function – clarifying in communications with the DMV that “currently neither Autopilot nor FSD Capability is an autonomous system” and that there is no roadmap for them to become one.

Read the full article by Tom Dahlström here.