Monday, 21 December 2020 23:05

Tesla Full Self-Driving Subscriptions Get a Tentative Release Date

Written by Simon Alvarez, Teslarati


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A recent tweet from Elon Musk has revealed a tentative release date for Tesla’s Full Self-Driving suite subscriptions.

And if the CEO’s estimates are correct, it would mean that a good number of Tesla owners will have the opportunity to subscribe to the company’s best advanced driver-assist features as they are needed.


On Dec. 20,Tesla enthusiast @padgeuk inquired on Twitter if FSD could be paid for through an annual plan. According to the Tesla fan, it doesn’t really make sense to opt for the full price of FSD if a vehicle is leased.


Responding to the inquiry, Musk noted that FSD subscriptions are indeed coming soon. “Absolutely. We will release FSD subscription early next year,” Musk wrote.


As the price of Tesla’s Full Self-Driving suite increases, the idea of FSD subscriptions becomes a lot more compelling for consumers. Currently, Tesla’s entire FSD suite costs a whopping $10,000.


With the release of the FSD beta, Tesla has taken some solid steps towards autonomy, but there is still a lot of work to be done. This makes FSD’s $10,000 price more of an investment for the system’s capabilities in the future.


It is no surprise some Tesla customers who lease their vehicles are hesitant to pay the full price of FSD for their vehicles.


A subscription service for the Full Self-Driving system, however, makes a lot of practical sense, since the advanced driver-assist features would only require...

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