Elon Musk Delays Tesla Autopilot Announcement After SpaceX Rocket Explosion


Tesla CEO Elon Musk has more important things to focus on at the moment.

Earlier today, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded at Cape Canaveral, and fortunately no one was injured. As you may know, Elon Musk is also CEO of SpaceX and he has tweeted that his Tesla Autopilot blog will be postponed to the end of the weekend.

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Yesterday, Musk said that major improvements to Autopilot were coming with v8.0 and 8.1 software, primarily through advanced processing of radar signals. But now we will have to wait a few more days to get the details.

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  • Bug S Bunny

    A few hundred million bucks of Elon’s money for a fireworks display. Oh well, he can afford it.

  • danwat1234

    That wasn’t a carbon neutral event.

  • danwat1234

    #GRWC stock in a few weeks will have news. Currently at 0.75c a share due to super low summer volume. Will be more than 1.50 by end of month. mark it.

  • smartacus

    quite right.
    That just spewed more smoke and pollution into the atmosphere than all the unaccounted extra tailpipe emissions from all the diesel Golfs and Jettas in the country

  • smartacus

    this is a bad omen