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Fri Apr 12, 2024, 06:22 AM Apr 2024

Robotaxi regulators say Tesla hasn't contacted them about plans teased by Musk

Earlier DU thread: Tesla is abandoning their plan for a $25,000 EV


Source: NBC News

Robotaxi regulators say Tesla hasn’t contacted them about plans teased by Musk

Elon Musk said this month he plans to unveil a Tesla robotaxi this summer, but Arizona, California and Nevada regulators said Tesla hasn’t applied for permits it would need.

April 11, 2024, 7:45 PM EDT
By David Ingram

SAN FRANCISCO — Two California agencies that regulate robotaxis said they haven’t heard from Tesla about its plans for the cars, even though Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced last week that he’ll reveal a new robotaxi product in August.

The California Department of Motor Vehicles and the California Public Utilities Commission, or CPUC, said in separate statements to NBC News that Tesla hadn’t applied for the two permits it would need to operate a driverless car service in the country’s most populous state.

Two other states that regulate robotaxis, Arizona and Nevada, also said they had not heard from Tesla about its plans.

The lack of permits — or any attempt to acquire them — raises questions about how quickly Tesla would be able to get a robotaxi service up and running.


Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/innovation/robotaxi-regulators-say-tesla-hasnt-contacted-plans-rcna147456

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Robotaxi regulators say Tesla hasn't contacted them about plans teased by Musk (Original Post) Eugene Apr 2024 OP
The time between "unveiling" and RipVanWinkle Apr 2024 #1


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1. The time between "unveiling" and
Fri Apr 12, 2024, 06:38 AM
Apr 2024

the car actually on the road and working can be several months to several years.

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