Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the price of a fully self-driving system will rise to $15,000 in September

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter that the price of his Full Self-Driving system, known as FSD, will rise to $15,000 on September 5.

Musk made the announcement in a tweet on Saturday, stating that the price change will take place after the wide release of FSD Beta 10.69.2.

The cost of FSD is $12,000 as of August 21, or a $199 per month subscription.

“Following the wide release of FSD Beta 10.69.2, the price of FSD will rise to $15k in North America on September 5. The current price will be honored for orders placed before September 5, but delivered later,” it said. Musk in the tweet. “Note, you can upgrade your existing car to FSD in 2 minutes via the Tesla app.”

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The price of FSD rose from $10,000 to $12,000 in January, making it the second price hike of the year.

With FSD, Teslas can automatically detect stop and traffic signs and “automatically slow your car to a stop on approach”.

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An upcoming feature for FSD is listed as ‘automatic steering in city streets’.

Teslas with FSD enabled also enjoy Autopilot and Enhanced Autopilot features, including “traffic-aware cruise control,” “automatic steering,” “autopilot navigation,” “auto parking,” and more.

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