The Silicon Valley automaker met with transportation department officials in Nevada in June about its plans to test a driverless truck crossing between the states, according to a document obtained by Reuters.
Platooning is basically a driving formation where vehicles, in this case large trucks, follow each other very closely.
Tesla is already in talks with the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles according to an email discussion that the publication has seen.
CEO Elon Musk revealed during Tesla's 2017 Shareholder meeting that the company has been meeting with several heavy-duty trucking companies on development of a Tesla Semi prototype that can be driven like a "sports car". California DMV is working with California Highway Patrol on writing rules governing semi-trucks that need to be tested as autonomous vehicles before they're legally allowed free access to roads.
Trump Team Garbles Climate Science — Science Says
The report confirmed what NOAA , along with the World Meteorological Organization, announced in January about global temperatures. However, the annual report does not detail the link between climate change and human activities such as burning coal or gasoline.
Tesla offers semi-self driving features on all of its current vehicles in the form of Autopilot that costs customers an additional $5,000.
Tesla has been a leader in developing self-driving technology for its luxury cars, and is about to start manufacturing the lower-priced Model 3 vehicle. 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. Besides producing a video showing an Otto truck driving down a road without any safety personnel in the front seat, the company also executed the drive without the appropriate autonomous testing permit.
Gonzalez declined to elaborate further and messages to Tesla seeking comment were not returned.
Speaking to Reuters, officials from Nevada said that Tesla has yet to apply for an autonomous testing license for its truck.
The latest report shows that Tesla is ratcheting up efforts in the long-haul trucking industry, which is considered a prime contender for autonomous vehicle technology.
The two-year rose 5 Canadian cents to yield 1.231 per cent and the 10-year climbed 46 Canadian cents to yield 1.881 per cent. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 204.69 points, or 0.9 percent, to 21,844.01, just shy of its low point for the day.
The US producer prices data was slightly below consensus forecasts with both headline and core prices declining 0.1% on the month. North Korea said it was completing plans to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near the U.S.
Chris Cornell's Seattle legacy will be cemented in the city thanks to a new statue honoring the iconic rocker. The singer's widow Vicky has revealed the details behind the memorial in an e-mail to The Seattle Times .
Pyongyang has conducted almost 80 missile tests since Kim Jong-un's ascension to power in 2011, 12 in 2017 alone. Concerns are particularly high in Seoul, a city of 10 million people just 50km from the highly fortified border.
These sanctions are a big win for peace and security, the United Nations, and a unified Trump Administration foreign policy team. Sanctions were implemented last weekend following North Korea's warmongering tests of two intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Huntington Mayor Steve Williams said on Twitter he was ready for partnerships on how to address opioid addiction to begin. Trump's declaration Thursday came just days after he received an extended briefing on the subject in Bedminster.
Paxton's lawsuit tried to have the controversial " sanctuary cities " ban, also known as Senate Bill 4, declared constitutional. Attorney General Ken Paxton filed the lawsuit one day after Governor Greg Abbott signed SB4 into law.
Americans can't find North Korea on a map
Tillerson also said the president was sending a strong message to North Korea leader Kim Jong-un in language he can understand. The question that followed was, obviously, where the Korean peninsula is situated on a map.
NY to Broaden Medical Marijuana Program
The proposals will be published later this month and will be subject to a 30-day public comment period before they are official. The changes include having shortened versions of the practitioner's course required to certify patients for medical marijuana.
Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder Welcome Their First Child
At the time, Ian added , "In my 38 years on this earth I've never experienced anything more powerful and attractive than this". Fans are elated for Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder! Nikki explained, "Being pregnant gave me instant perspective.
Endo International PLC (NASDAQ:ENDP) Announces Earnings Results
Kevin Kotler increased its stake in Endo Intl Plc ( ENDP ) by 7.25% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd holds 1.13 million shares with $18.68M value, up from 778,863 last quarter.
AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) Shares on the Go mid-Session
In a report shared with investors on 10 August, Aldermore Group (LON:ALD) stock Buy was restate at Investec Securities. Savills PLC (LON: SVS ) had its target price hold steady to 910.00GBX by Peel Hunt in a report released 8/10/2017.