26 Apr '16, 5am

Elon Musk Talks About Bringing Autonomous Transport to Cities

Elon Musk Talks About Bringing Autonomous Transport to Cities

Tesla CEO Elon Musk would like to bring Autopilot over to transit vehicles to reduce traffic in congested urban environments. Musk says he is working on a self-driving vehicle that could replace buses and other public transport vehicles – but he is keeping it a secret for now. “We have an idea for something which is not exactly a bus but would solve the density problem for inner city situations,” Musk said at a transport conference in Norway last week. “Autonomous vehicles are key,” he said. He’s not ready to go into any of the details yet. “I don’t want to talk too much about it,” Musk said. “I have to be careful what I say.” Tesla Motors’ Autopilot features have been bringing autonomous technologies to roads before other automakers. Optional features on the Tesla Model S and X, and which will be available on the Model 3, include lane-changing and self-parking controls. A...

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