Apr 08 2019 Tesla Autopilot will eventually be able to avoid potholes on the road, according to CEO Elon Musk as the automaker releases more advanced Autopilot updates. i highlighted the issue in a tweet after the first leg of my road trip . Along with the new feature, Tesla updated the neural net powering Autopilot on the latest update, which Musk described as epic. securities regulators to meet for at least an hour to try and settle a dispute over Musk's tweets. But Musk attorney John Hueston told the judge that the SEC had failed to show his client had violated the deal. Right now, the Autopilot feature will drive a Tesla straight through a pothole of any size or depth.