Tesla Partners With Uber In Building The Future

Jul 22, 2016 06:07 AM EDT | Jomar Teves

 

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Car sharing is what Tesla CEO, Elon Musk talks of doing to the company.

However, this is not the first time that the company has discussed plans to pursue a car-sharing protocol with using an autonomous technology. This is made to make each other's economy stronger and more beneficial.

In 2015, Steve Jurvetson, one of the partners in the Uber investor DFJ, spoke to the people that every Tesla vehicle produced would all be bought if every one of it will have its own self-driving feature in 2020.

This shows a potentially new relationship forming between Uber and Tesla.

Uber shows to the world that it has the power to develop a solution to the autonomous car problem, as partnerships with Tesla arises.

Prior to the recent events surrounding the first death of a Tesla owner while using the Autopilot, Elon Musk said that in the event of Autopilot getting bad press following an accident, he would consider releasing the stories of accidents prevented by the Autopilot with the authorisation of the Tesla owners and by confirming the events through the vehicle logs.

This was a very smart move done by Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla. In the days following the alleged car crash that involved a Tesla vehicle on autopilot mode, the CEO stated that he  would find incidents where the electric vehicle have saved lives. These would be confirmed to the car owners and will be checked by the vehicle logs.

Musk also said in his post: "You will also be able to add your car to the Tesla shared fleet just by tapping a button on the Tesla phone app and have it generate income for you while you're at work or on vacation, significantly offsetting and at times potentially exceeding the monthly loan or lease cost."

Perhaps a newly forming relationship would spell the end for manual driving in the years to come.

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