Tesla Announces All New Production Cars Will Have Autopilot


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The CEO of Tesla Motors Inc, Elon Musk, has announced that the new models the automaker will come with hardware that allows them to be autonomous. The company tries to position itself ahead of its rivals in the race to get the roads autonomous vehicles. The company has said its electric cars Model S and Model X are already being produced with the new hardware, which includes 8 cameras, 12 radar sensors updated with faster processing. The new hardware package will cost $ 8,000. Musk announced to the reporters in a teleconference and he also added that the software that allows fully autonomous driving is still being tested. Tesla vehicle can travel from Los Angeles to New York in fully autonomous mode “without touching the steering wheel.” The management has set ambitious deadlines on many other occasions, then skip calendars. Competitors said they expect to have launched autonomous driving by 2019 or 2021.

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