The autopilot is not an autopilot ?
What the f*ck, YES IT IS JUST THAT.
The problem is, people confuse autonomous drive with autopilot.
In an aircraft, the autopilot will not avoid flocks of birds, for example, the human pilot can, provided he sees them soon enough to react.
Tesla announced a new roadster last year, overhyped sure (not here or I missed an article), but, apparently, 620 miles range, 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds and 250 mph top speed (that is just the base model!) ... you better keep both AND your hands on that wheel AND your eyes on the road ...