Is Elon Musk planning autonomous electric buses?

by Mark Benson on April 22, 2016

Tesla vs Media

Tesla and the future?

On a recent visit to Norway chief executive officer of Tesla, Elon Musk seems to have let the cat out of the bag with reference to Tesla’s future solution to solving public transport issues. While he was a little reluctant to give too much away it seems as though Tesla may be planning an Uber type service involving autonomous electric buses.

Would this work?

There is no doubt that despite massive investment in public transport around the world there is a growing reluctance amongst the general public to use these services. A mixture of expensive ticket prices together with reliability issues have hovered over the industry like a black cloud for many years now. Unfortunately, with the exception of a handful of countries around the world, the image of public transport services is probably getting worse rather than better. [click to continue…]

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