Tesla's "Shadow" driving and how they test Autopilot
Continuing my series on Tesla based on their Autonomy day, here's an examination of their approach to the hard problem of testing driving software. Tesla takes advantage of the fleet of 400,000 cars deployed with their choice of sensor suite and all paid for and driven by customers. This allows them to test new software revisions in real world driving situations, though mainly in an instantaneous way.
Read my Forbes site article Tesla's shadow testing offers a useful advantage on the biggest problem in robocars