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 […]

Musk “could make Teslas in Britain”

It’s reported the government is hunting for a site for a major new car plant, suggesting Elon Musk is considering building Teslas in Britain. Sources have told the Daily Telegraph that the Government’s new Office for Investment called on regional agencies to urgently submit potential locations for a new factory that the report says would […]

Musk’s wealth trebles during Covid crisis

Tesla founder Elon Musk’s personal fortune has trebled this year to more than US$90 billion (approx £67 billion). The Telegraph reports that Tesla, share price has risen more than three hundred per cent this year, meaning it has overtaken Toyota as the world’s most valuable car brand. But the industry is asking why. ““The share […]

Musk says Tesla “very close” to fully driverless

Tesla is “very close” to developing fully autonomous vehicles and could work out the basics of that technology as soon as this year. Bloomberg reports that CEO Elon Musk made the comments a prerecorded video played during the World AI Conference in Shanghai. He reiterated previous comments that the electric vehicle maker has solved most […]


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