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Last Updated: Sept. 23, 2020

#273: Tesla's Full Self-Driving Software; New Chevrolet Tahoe

Main theme: We discuss our findings of Tesla's full self-driving software, which costs an additional $8,000, and why its "Auto Pilot" nomenclature really isn't what it sounds like. Also, we talk about how CR is upgrading its test facilities to better evaluate these emerging technologies.


Driven this week: Chevrolet Tahoe


Audience Questions


  • Do most modern new cars still require a break-in period?
  • Where can I find warranty information for my car?
  • How can I get rid of the musty smell from my car's air conditioner?