Reports: Tesla to test self-driving semi-truck in California, Nevada

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been teasing an electric semi truck for a while now, ahead of an official unveiling this fall. But a report in Reuters adds a new, if somewhat unsurprising, wrinkle to the mix: the Tesla big rig is probably going to have self-driving capabilities. Reuters has seen emails between Tesla and the Nevada DMV where the two sides discussed “potential road tests” of the truck’s self-driving capabilities. The information also apparently describes Tesla’s desire to create long-haul electric semis that can drive themselves in “platoons,” potentially following behind a lead truck piloted by a human driver. The truck will be revealed in September The idea that Tesla is working on incorporating self-driving technology into... Continue reading…

Reports: Tesla to test self-driving semi-truck in California, Nevada

Tesla is poised to begin testing a self-driving semi-truck in an advancement that could help revolutionize shipping, according to multiple reports.        

Thu 10 Aug 17 from USA today

Tesla is developing an electric self-driving truck

Emails between Tesla and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles have revealed a prototype autonomous electric truck that will drive itself and move in 'platoons' could soon be tested in ...

Thu 10 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

Tesla considers 'platoons' of self-driving electric semis

In April, Elon Musk revealed a project Tesla had been working on since 2016: Electric semi-trucks. Turns out he had more in store for the big rigs. Much like his company's work ...

Wed 9 Aug 17 from Engadget

Tesla's upcoming electric semi truck will be able to drive itself

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been teasing an electric semi truck for a while now, ahead of an official unveiling this fall. But a report in Reuters adds a new, if somewhat unsurprising, ...

Wed 9 Aug 17 from The Verge

Sigh, frozen yogurt pods are here

I've written about so many different pod gadgets that I'm starting to lose track of what does and doesn't exist. Is a mac and cheese pod reality or my imagination? What about cookie ...

Wed 9 Aug 17 from The Verge

Tesla said to be working on self-driving tech for electric semi truck

 Tesla is working on self-driving technology specifically tied to its forthcoming electric semi-truck plans, according to a Reuters report. The tech would allow the transport trucks to ...

Wed 9 Aug 17 from TechCrunch

Exclusive: Tesla developing self-driving tech for semi-truck, wants to test in Nevada

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc is developing a long-haul, electric semi-truck that can drive itself and move in "platoons" that automatically follow a lead vehicle, and is getting closer ...

Wed 9 Aug 17 from Reuters Technology

Tesla to Test Self-driving Electric Trucks

U.S. electric car manufacturer Tesla is close to testing a long-haul self-driving electric truck that could drive in convoys following a lead vehicle. The company is reportedly also in contact ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Voice of America

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