Electric car maker Tesla has announced that it is releasing a new software update, the company is releasing a new version of their Navigate on Autopilot software.
The new version of the Navigate on Autopilot will allow you to use the feature without having to confirm lane changes using the stalk.
In the Autopilot settings menu, a driver can press the Customize Navigate on Autopilot button which will now display three additional settings – Enable at Start of Every Trip, Require Lane Change Confirmation, and Lane Change Notification. Through the Enable at Start of Every Trip setting, Navigate on Autopilot can be set to automatically turn on each time a driver enters a navigation route. Once enabled, anytime a driver is on a highway and uses Autopilot with a location plugged into the navigation bar, the feature will be on by default. If a driver selects ‘No’ to Require Lane Change Confirmation, lane changes will happen automatically, without requiring a driver to confirm them first. Drivers can elect to get notified about an upcoming lane change by receiving an audible chime as well as a default visual prompt. Additionally, all cars made after August 2017 will also have the option to have their steering wheel vibrate for the alert as well.
You can find out more information about the new Navigate on Autopilot from tesla ocer at their website at the link below. The update is being released as an over the air update in the US first and then it will be headed to more countries.