Tesla has vastly improved the self-driving autopilot software

Tesla’s latest Autopilot update (v8.1 2018.10.4) is the biggest improvement to the Autopilot 2.0 suite since it was introduced.

* improved vehicles’ lane-keeping capabilities
* smooth lane changing
* handles adverse weather and road conditions

AP 2.0 hardware includes 8 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors, and a forward-facing radar with enhanced processing capabilities and is built on the NVIDIA Drive PX2 AI computing platform.

Custom Autopilot 2.0 hardware is expected to be released in the future, which will include custom Tesla AI chips.