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I love thisTesla’s chief executive and serial technology entrepreneur, Elon Musk, has said his company’s cars will be able to be summoned and drive autonomously across the US to pick up their owners within the next two years.

The electric car company has rolled out a new version of its Model S and Model X software which gives Tesla’s premium automobiles the ability to park in a space perpendicular to the road. They can already do parallel parking and park in a garage, including operating a garage door.

The software also allows a car’s owner to “summon” the car and have it drive out of the space to meet them, if within 3 miles of the car.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theguardian.com

I love this looming future where my car can worry about where I am, take itself for a service or a charge, and when I’m not using it can assist my family and neighbours by running them about to the shops, or the doctors before coming to pick me up at the end of the day….

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