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Tesla's new Autopilot emphasises role of radar to guide cars

The biggest change in the Autopilot software is a starring role for radar, which was previously used only to supplement camera sensors. Tesla is under scrutiny for a fatal crash of one of its electric cars.

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A FRESH version of Autopilot software that Tesla Motors Inc unveiled on Sunday emphasises radar over cameras to guide semi-autonomous cars and potentially could have saved the life of a driver in May, chief executive officer Elon Musk said.

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