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A robocar specialist gives Tesla ‘Full Self-Drive’ an ‘F’

I’ve owned a Tesla TSLA -6.7% since 2018 and I’m a huge fan of the car. My background is in self-driving cars. In addition to writing about them for 15 years, I’ve worked for and advised a wide variety of companies including Waymo, Zoox, Cruise, Starship, giant car OEMs and many others. So naturally been very interested in both Autopilot and the promised future system Tesla calls “full self driving.” Tesla has released a prototype version of that system out to some Tesla owners, and I finally got it recently. I’ve watched many videos of it in action, some good, some bad, and wanted to see it for myself. So here’s my review, including a video of a sample drive with sadly, too many mistakes.

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