Tesla ‘pushes to legalise driverless cars in UK’

Tesla is pushing to legalise its self-driving system in the UK and Europe, launching a charm offensive with regulators as Elon Musk bets the carmaker’s future on autonomous driving. The company demonstrated its “full self-driving” (FSD) technology to officials on European roads last month, taking attendees at a safety conference on test drives around Munich, says The […]

Tesla reveals autonomous ride-hailing service plan

During a first-quarter earnings presentation on Tuesday, Tesla provided glimpses of what “robotaxi” users could expect from their future app designed to summon driverless cars through an intuitive interface, says IoT Tech News. The upcoming ride-hailing service will allow users the ability to conveniently call for a Tesla vehicle, adjust the temperature inside the car, track its […]

Robotaxi regulators: No contact from Tesla after Musk teases plans

Two California agencies that regulate robotaxis said they haven’t heard from Tesla about its plans for the cars, even though Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced last week that he’ll reveal a new robotaxi product in August, says NBC News. The California Department of Motor Vehicles and the California Public Utilities Commission, or CPUC, said in separate […]

Musk announces Tesla robotaxi unveil on 8 August

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has issued a very short tweet announcing that he will unveil the carmaker’s robotaxi on 8 August. Investopedia reports that shares of Tesla surged nearly 4% to $171.19 (around £136) in extended trading on Friday following the announcement, after sinking 3.6% during the regular session. The announcement came just hours after […]

Tesla FSD “crushingly good”, states Musk

Elon Musk has spoken out about the capability of Tesla’s FSD software. “Most people still have no idea how crushingly good Tesla FSD will get,” he declared. “It will be superhuman to such a degree that it will seem strange in the future that humans drove cars, even while exhausted and drunk! Cars will take […]

Tesla: Full Self Driving mode activated in US models

All new Tesla Models S, X and Y bought in the United States will now come with free access to Full Self Driving, says IOT World Today. CEO Elon Musk confirmed on X: “All US cars that are capable of FSD will be enabled for a one-month trial this week.” The trial also extends to current owners […]

Musk says Chinese automakers could “demolish” rivals

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk is warning Chinese automakers will “demolish” global rivals without trade barriers. US News reports that Mr Musk’s comments, made during an earnings call, “underscores the heat the US electric vehicle market leader faces from the likes of BYD (pictured), who are racing to expand worldwide.” The report adds he said the […]

Tesla delivering driverless software update to employees

Tesla has started releasing an update to vehicles driven by its employees which is understood to be a step towards achieving its self-driving goal. The website Electrek says the FSD v12 (Full Self Driving) software update is thought to mean vehicle controls are taken over by neural nets rather than being hardcoded by engineers. It […]

Musk predicts self-driving Teslas this year

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has told a conference that he believes his company will upgrade its vehicles to fully self-driving in 2023. The London Evening Standard newspaper reports that he told the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai that Tesla was “closer to it than we ever have been”. “In terms of where Tesla is […]

Musk tweets Tesla’s full self-driving Beta version now available in North America

Tesla owner Elon Musk has announced that his company’s Full Self-Driving Beta software is now available to everyone in North America. Reuters reports that the announcement has been made as Tesla awaits regulatory approval for its cars to be driven without human oversight. “Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta is now available to anyone in North America […]


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