the Man behind Tesla, billionaire Elon Musk, is known for its attention-grabbing promises and plans for the u.s. elbilproducent.
on Monday he did it again with the promise that the manufacturer already next year we will have the first taxis ready in the UNITED states, which can run entirely without a driver behind the wheel. The background is, according to the news agency Reuters that Tesla has developed a new microchip along with the teknologigiganten Samsung, which has just been published.
the Hope is that it can lead the carmaker closer to fully self-driving cars and give Tesla an edge across the competitors.
Companies such as Uber and Waymo has worked to develop self-propelled taxis in several years, but it stands to Elon Musk, Tesla overtake them the lead.
the Outlook, according to Reuters, in light of the fact that the Tesla before long will publish a quarterly, with red figures on the bottom line. Self-propelled technology is one of the things, which the manufacturer records a great many money in, and the completion of the new microchip must, therefore, show that there is a meaning to the consumption.
the Same technology, according to Elon Musk to send the first ratløse cars on the market. It stands to Tesla-the boss, it will happen in two years, but he dare not, however, love it. Reuters writes that he, during the presentation of the microchip acknowledged that he has often found it difficult to realize the type of promises.
- Two years from now we will probably build a car without steering wheel or pedals, instead he is, according to Reuters.
the News agency notes that the Tesla for years back promised to have fully self-driving cars ready in 2018. A goal, the manufacturer therefore has not yet reached.
Tesla is far from the only carmaker that is struggling to develop self-driving cars. Most recently, the VW group joined the race with the news that you test cars on the streets in Hamburg, living up to Level 4 on the SAE scale. It will say that they can run without the help of a lead on small areas.