29 septembre 2019

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Future & What That Could Mean In Some Wild Scenarios

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Future & What That Could Mean In Some Wild Scenarios Elon Musk shook things up on Twitter a bit this week. Some fans got concerned Tesla would stop selling cars at some point, but the core point was simply that the value of Tesla cars will go up a lot once Full Self Driving is implemented. Elon clarified that what he meant was simply that the price was going to go up significantly. In response, I was first going to share that I felt like Tesla backstabbed the community with this news, since... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2019

TESLA JUST LAUNCHED A CAR INSURANCE PROGRAM

TESLA JUST LAUNCHED A CAR INSURANCE PROGRAM Ready For Launch Tesla has been teasing plans to enter the car insurance business in the United States for years — and now it’s finally ready to make the leap. “Starting today, we’re launching Tesla Insurance,” the company wrote in a blog post on Wednesday, later adding that “Tesla Insurance offers comprehensive coverage and claims management to support our customers in California, and it will expand to additional U.S. states in the future.” Money Saver As for why... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2019

Tesla Level 5: Autopilot

Tesla Level 5: Autopilot Recently Elon Musk publicly stated that it will have Level 5 autonomy by the year 2020. He went further to state that all Tesla’s will be able to act as robo-taxis and will be able to generate up $30,000 in revenue for it’s owners. Musk claims that Tesla will have an extensive network of self-driving cars by 2020. He claims that Tesla can achieve all of this without technologies that every major competitor including Waymo and Cruise Automation employ. This include LIDAR sensors (laser radar) and... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2019

Tesla’s head of Autopilot software leaves in restructuring

Tesla’s head of Autopilot software leaves in restructuring esla’s head of Autopilot software, Stuart Bowers, has left the automaker to work for the venture capital firm Greylock after a restructuring of the Autopilot team. Over the last few months, there have been several reports about a restructuring of Tesla’s Autopilot team. In May, we reported that Tesla was restructuring its Autopilot software team and Elon Musk was taking the reins. Here’s from the original report: “According to people familiar with the matter... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2019

IT’S ELON MUSK VS. EVERYONE ELSE IN THE RACE FOR FULLY DRIVERLESS CARS

IT’S ELON MUSK VS. EVERYONE ELSE IN THE RACE FOR FULLY DRIVERLESS CARS At Tesla’s “Autonomy Day” event for investors on Monday, Elon Musk was full of trash talk for his competitors and their technology. LIDAR, the light beam sensor that practically everyone views as an essential ingredient for self-driving cars, is “a fool’s errand,” according to Musk. What’s more, he went on, “anyone relying on LIDAR is doomed. Doomed. Expensive sensors that are unnecessary. It’s like having a whole bunch of expensive appendices...... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2019

Tesla said its cars will be self-driving by 2019. We’ve heard this before

Tesla said its cars will be self-driving by 2019. We’ve heard this before Elon Musk stood up in front of a room of investors today (April 22) to announce the era of the self-driving car had arrived—at least for Tesla. At “Autonomy Investor Day,” the Tesla CEO unveiled it had developed its own self-driving chip designed specifically for Tesla vehicles, and it would launch a “robo-taxi” service for owners of autonomous cars to pick up paying passengers.  It’s all part of an updated master plan. While Tesla’s first... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2019

7 Best Semi-Autonomous Systems Available Right Now

7 Best Semi-Autonomous Systems Available Right Now There's no doubt about it: autonomous cars are coming. And while fully autonomous cars are undoubtedly still a few years away, several automakers are rolling out semi-autonomous systems that are getting ever closer to the idea of jumping inside the car and letting it take over from there. The seven systems we've listed below -- all of which are out right now or are coming out very shortly -- represent the best in autonomous driving technology you can buy today, even if they don't... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2019

Is General Motors Ready to Take on Tesla?

Is General Motors Ready to Take on Tesla? General Motors (GM) took aim at Tesla (TSLA) at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Sunday. GM unveiled the new Cadillac XT6 SUV at the Detroit auto show, and while It’s not all electric yet, there was some indication that the all EV model could be ready by 2021. And General Motors has more where that’s coming from. “Cadillac will be the tip of the corporate spear on [electric vehicles],” said GM president Mark Reuss. That could be a... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2019

Here are Elon Musk’s wildest predictions about Tesla’s self-driving cars

Here are Elon Musk’s wildest predictions about Tesla’s self-driving cars Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a series of bold predictions today about the ability for his company’s cars to completely drive themselves. And Musk thinks it will happen sooner than most of his competitors — perhaps as soon as the end of this year. Musk made the comments at an invitation-only event for investors at Tesla’s Palo Alto-headquarters, laying out a near-future vision in which self-driving Teslas vehicles compete with the likes of Waymo, GM, and... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2019

Tesla’s full self-driving computer is now in all new cars and a next-gen chip is already ‘halfway done’

Tesla’s full self-driving computer is now in all new cars and a next-gen chip is already ‘halfway done’ The Tesla  computer, a new custom chip designed to enable full self-driving capabilities, is now in all new Model 3, X and S vehicles, CEO Elon Musk said during the company’s Autonomy Day. Tesla switched over from Nvidia’s Drive platform to its own custom chip for the Model S and X about a month ago and for the Model 3 about 10 days ago, Musk said. “All cars being produced all have the hardware... [Lire la suite]
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