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Tesla claims wiring "redundancy" in Model 3 - inside knowledge of upcoming regs?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by calisnow, Aug 9, 2017.

  1. calisnow

    calisnow Active Member

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    The news of AP 2.5 or "2.1" as Tesla referred to is contains something else - the Tesla rep mentioned redundancy as a reason for the changes - not just extra computing power. Redundancy in wiring and in processing for what they described as a very small margin of additional reliability.

    So we have a camera facing the driver and we have the first signs of system redundancy - could we be looking at the results of some "inside intuition" Tesla may have on upcoming regulations?
     
  2. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    Or just doing something for the fun of it. ;) Or maybe not.
     
  3. KarenRei

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    Could just be being proactive. Redundancy is always a good thing in hardware where lives are on the line.

    Good on Tesla for declaring that it would be free to previous buyers if they determine it to be necessary.
     
  4. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    Redundancy is already stated in the regulations. They just never define exactly what it is.
     
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    Where did Tesla state these would be free to prior buyers?
     
  6. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    Tesla has a new Autopilot ‘2.5’ hardware suite with more computing power for autonomous driving

     
  7. calisnow

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    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    If the NHTSA comes out and defines exactly what kind of redundancy it's mandating (multiple wiring harnesses, etc.) to achieve FSD, Tesla will be in a pickle.
     
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