California DMV to review Tesla's 'Full Self-Driving' and other technology to determine software's future use

Faiz Siddiqui
Washington Post

San Francisco - California's Department of Motor Vehicles has opened a new review into Tesla's "Full Self-Driving" and other driver-assistance software as it seeks to determine whether it should consider the features "autonomous," a spokeswoman said Tuesday night.

The review could carry major implications for the company headed by Elon Musk, which has deployed beta software by that name to more than 12,000 vehicles on public roads without trained test drivers. Currently, the company deploys over-the-air updates with the software to drivers who have been granted early access or passed a safety screening, in addition to paying up to $10,000. The company says the drivers must pay attention at all times.

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