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Tesla Talking with Google to Develop Auto-Piloted Car

Posted: May. 13th, 2013  |  By DailyLuxe News

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An automobile with auto-pilot capability akin to how aircraft currently are flown is how Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, sees the technology being deployed in cars, according to the New Zealand Herald.  

The luxury electric-carmaker is having discussions with Google to determine if autonomous-driven vehicles could be in showrooms prior to the prediction of industry pundits that claim it is a decade away.  Google, with its prototypes already being operated in various states sees the technology being available within five years instead.

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, both investors in Tesla before its 2010 initial public offering, have been proponents, with their company demonstrating a driverless fleet of Toyota Prius hybrids equipped with laser-radar devices mounted on the roofs.

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