Tesla: North America Model 3/Y semi automatic driving system will remove radar sensor.
Tesla said Tuesday that the Model 3 and Model Y of the North American market will remove radar sensors from its semi automatic driving system Autopilot and rely on camera vision technology starting this month.
These are the first Tesla cars to rely on camera vision and neural network processing technology to provide autopilot, fully automatic driving and specific active safety functions. Tesla said in a statement that "the new model s, model X and all models produced for markets outside North America will continue to be equipped with radar, Until we decide to transition these models to Tesla vision system at an appropriate time. "
Earlier, Tesla was found testing lidar technology on model y. And musk once said that lidar is a "futile thing.".