For all its sophistication, the Tesla Autopilot is great and takes a lot of the hard work out of driving but it still can’t handle a few basics of safe driving such as avoiding potholes.

Right now, the Autopilot feature will drive a Tesla straight through a pothole of any size or depth. And that’s an accident waiting to happen, not to mention damage to the car tires.

So, it’s great news when Tesla CEO Elon Musk said a pothole detection and avoidance feature is definitely being developed by his firm and will be released.

Musk made a terse announcement to this effect in response to a tweet by a Tesla owner. According to the user, Tesla did an "awesome job" on the Autopilot feature. However, he requested that the system be able to "swerve the car where possible within a lane, to avoid small potholes to increase tire life."

Musk was gracious enough to respond, “Definitely.”

Analysts noted that more features are coming to the Tesla EV fleet including Enhanced Summon. This cool feature allows a parked Tesla EV to drive itself out of its parking slot and head towards its owner by itself.

Enhanced Summon will be widely available to Teslas equipped with either of two advanced driving packages: Enhanced Autopilot (EA) or Full Self-Driving (FSD).

Tesla Autopilot The inside of a Tesla vehicle is viewed as it sits parked in a new Tesla showroom and service center in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Using Enhanced Summon, a Tesla owner taps a button on the Tesla mobile app to command his EV to drive to him. The feature spares owners the arduous task of trying to find their EVs in a parking lot maze.

The feature has one big downside to it, however. The owner has to be within 150 feet (46 meters) of his Tesla for Enhanced Summon to work. If you’re parked at one of Walmart’s mammoth parking spaces, you’re going to have to still make that long walk to your Tesla.