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artificial intelligenceTesla Autonomy Software

Tesla Autonomy Investor Day described their software. Tesla has a shadow mode where they can compare alternative software algorithms against the current software. Tesla will only proceed from shadow mode to early adopter software rollout if the Shadow Mode software …

carsTesla Will Showcase Full Self Driving Computer on Monday

Tesla will showcase the full self-driving computer (FSD) on Monday and will provide test drives of Tesla's that are using the FSD computer.

batteriesTesla Shanghai Gigafactory Roof Construction Progress

The Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory is on track to having the completion of the external building in May, 2019. Rapid completion of the Shanghai Gigafactory is critical for Tesla to hit sales goals in 2019. China buys over half of the …

artificial intelligenceBuilding a Better Driver #TCRobotics

Autonomous vehicles can't be as good as human drivers. They need to be better. Aurora co-founder and CPO Sterling Anderson and Uber ATG Chief scientist Raquel Urtasun dig into the self-driving stack and how AI is used to help vehicles …

carsTesla Shanghai Gigafactory Has Metal Wall and Roof Framing

Video’s and pictures from Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory show metal wall and roof framing. The factory building and site appear on track for May 2019 completion. Tesla will keep up the construction speed to build automotive assembly line as fast as …

carsTesla Autopilot Needs Big Progress to Reach Full Self-driving

Self-driving car expert Brad Templeton does not believe that Tesla is close to having its software ready for full self-driving cars. Brad has lengthy assessment of the current capabilities of the Tesla Autopilot. Brad feels that the Autopilot needs improvements …

businessEconomic Impact of Self-driving Trucks

Trucks are the backbone of the supply-chain delivery system. 70% of goods are delivered by truck. The U.S. trucking industry generated $700.3 billion in economic activity in 2017. Self-driving trucks will revolutionize logistics. It can bring down the cost by …

carsUBER IPO Papers Show the State of Ridesharing

UBER’s IPO is seeking to raise $10 billion. The SEC papers for the IPO provide extensive information about UBER and Ridesharing. UBER wants to eventually compete for nearly the entire global personal mobility market. Personal Mobility is 13 trillion miles …

carsTesla Will Reduce Wiring in Cars From 1800 Meters to 100 Meters

Sandy Munro of Munro & Associates talks more about Tesla car technology, future plans and what Tesla is doing in China. Munro specializes in design for manufacturability and gets paid to tear down cars to find ways to improve costs, …