Elon Musk has stated that there is a possibility that older vehicles Tesla be upgraded for free with the new Autopilot Hardware 3.0. It’s been almost three months since Tesla announced the launch of its own Full Self-Driving chip and computer Autonomous Autopilot Hardware 3.0.
In the last «Tesla Autonomy Day» The company stressed that the Autopilot Hardware 3.0, as called the computer full autonomous driving, is already installed in all new Model S and Model X from March 20 and in all new Model 3 vehicles from 12 April.
According to Tesla, the Autopilot Hardware 3.0 FSD chip has 21 times better performance than the Nvidia chip, which is leaving the company. In addition, Musk claims that the new chip has the necessary power to offer full autonomous driving in a vehicle.
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Tesla free hardware upgrade will be given to those who have paid the full package of autonomous driving, which costs 6,000 dollars. Musk also estimates that there are already 500,000 cars that are compatible with the and their owners have purchased the package.
The full autonomous driving package offers some special benefits, such as “on-ramp to off-ramp” which helps in making decisions when moving on highways.