Elon Musk reportedly asks Tesla employees to test full self-driving version of Autopilot

The call was sent out over email, with just about 100 spots available. Willing employees were offered up to $13,000 in discounts if they bought a new #Tesla with Enhanced #Autopilot and premium interior. [Read More]

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The version of #Autopilot that Elon Musk has long promised would make #Tesla cars capable of driving themselves is reportedly being handed over to a small group of employees for testing, according to an internal email obtained by Bloomberg.
Musk is apparently offering a sizable kickback, though — workers who sign up won’t have to pay for the supposedly fully self-driving version of #Autopilot, or for a premium interior, if they buy a new car.
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#Tesla gives employees early priority over new cars (like the Model 3), but typically doesn’t offer them discounts.
Musk promised in October 2016 that, from that point forward, all #Tesla cars would be built with the hardware required to handle full self-driving whenever the software was ready.

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The version of #Autopilot that Elon Musk has long promised would make #Tesla cars capable of driving themselves is reportedly being handed over to a small group of employees for testing. #AutonomousVehicles #Trend

Source: The Verge