Tesla and their precious data (Infographic)
In the race for autonomous driving supremacy, Tesla has a distinct advantage. Their data. More specifically, they have a fleet of willing participants that give them access to vast quantities of real-world driving data that they can then use to teach and enhance their self driving tech and (as you will see below) keep customers and journalists honest. This infographic captures some of the highlights around Tesla and their love of data.
1.3 Billion miles of data collected: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-20/the-tesla-advantage-1-3-billion-miles-of-data
Tesla & AT&T partnership: https://www.cnet.com/au/news/tesla-taps-at-t-to-bring-cellular-connection-to-its-cars/
Observational and reinforcement learning for Tesla: http://insideevs.com/the-tesla-self-driving-advantage-1-3-billion-miles-of-real-world-data/
High Precision Mapping: http://mashable.com/2015/10/14/tesla-high-precision-digital-maps/#10nr.y4R5Zqx
Disputing Model X owner who crashed into a building: http://www.theverge.com/2016/6/7/11876794/tesla-model-x-crash-unintended-acceleration
Elon Musk’s blog article challenging the NY Times: https://www.tesla.com/blog/most-peculiar-test-drive