Musk Promises 'Dedicated Robotaxi' With Futuristic Look From Tesla

Make a "dedicated" self-driving taxi that will "look futuristic," Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Thursday, without giving a timeframe.

Electric carmaker Tesla will

Wearing a black cowboy hat and sunglasses, made the comments at the opening of Tesla's $1.1 billion factory in Texas, which is home to its new headquarters.

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"Massive scale. Full self-driving. There's going to be a dedicated robotaxi,"

Musk Told The Crowd

His targets of full autonomy. In 2019, he said robotaxis with no human drivers would be available in U.S. in 2020.

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Tesla will start production next year of its Cybertruck as well as a humanoid robot, Optimus,

Musk Said

By revealing he had bought a stake of 9% in Twitter and will join the board of the social media network.

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