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Tesla gives owners free trial of its self-driving future

The future of car upgrades is "try before you buy."
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Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode is a great way to get a tiny glimpse into the self-driving-car future. Currently if you're a Model X or S owner and you didn't add the option when you bought your vehicle, but you're curious to try it out, the automaker is offering a 30-day trial.

If the Tesla has the necessary hardware, the owner can get an over-the-air update that adds Autopilot for 30 days. The offer was first noticed by Reddit user kushari. A Tesla spokesperson confirmed that the trial is available for all owners of supported vehicles.

This is actually a smart move by Tesla. If an owner wants to add the feature after taking delivery of a car, the cost is $3,000. Not exactly spare change. This gives those drivers the ability to try before they buy and see if automatic steering, lane changing and speed control is worth all that money.

Via: CNET
Source: Reddit
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