Tesla CEO Elon Musk expects to launch the automaker’s self-driving technology, also known as full self-driving, in the US by the end of the year, according to a report. The company hopes to release the software feature in Europe, which could happen if regulatory hurdles are cleared. Meanwhile, Musk also said he is working on getting SpaceX’s Starship, a game-changing reusable space transport system, into orbit by the end of the year, reports said.
Speaking at an energy conference in Norway on Monday, Musk mentioned SpaceX’s Starship and Tesla’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) as two technologies he is currently focused on. Report via Reuters.
“The two technologies I’m focusing on, ideally before the end of the year, are getting our Starship into orbit … and then Tesla cars being self-driving,” Musk said. Report
The Tesla chief said he hopes to have the company’s FSD technology ready by the end of the year, so it can be widely released across the US as well as in Europe, where it still needs regulatory approval.
Last week, Musk asked Tesla owners not to complain about an assisted driving feature that is expected to launch as a paid service in the future. While the customer claimed that the company’s FSD feature still needed intervention, Musk said that the version of the system used by the customer was an early beta release, which he requested to use before the feature was released.
“10.69 is in limited release for a reason. Please don’t ask to be included in an early beta release and then complain,” Musk responded to a user on Twitter, who Claimed They have already spent a total of $32,000 (Rs. 25,56,800 approx) to use the feature.