Elon Musk indicates data and AI software are the key to creating super safe self-driving cars. Tesla has 100 times more data on self-driving cars from about 1 million electric cars.
Elon Musk believes that LIDAR with simpler logic can only achieve a limited higher amount of safety.
Tesla’s Pete Bannon said Tesla is aiming to start production of the Autopilot Hardware 3.0 around the end of the first quarter of 2019. The activation of self-driving hardware will be dependent on the regulators for each country or region.
SOURCES- Elon Musk, Ark Invest Podcast, US Patents
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