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    Tesla’s new self-driving car can only make you money on the ride-sharing ‘Tesla Network’, not Uber or Lyft

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    Earlier this summer, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed rumors that Tesla is working on a fully-autonomous ride-sharing/taxi service to compete with Uber and Lyft. He described the concept in his ‘Master Plan Part Deux’:


    “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.”

    With today’s introduction of “enhanced autopilot” features and fully self-driving hardware in all cars, Tesla released more information about the service which it is apparently calling ‘Tesla Network’. more…

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    I'd totally opt in if it meant getting self-driving for myself for free. :)

    This car just keeps getting more and more expensive…
     
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      The ability for the car to largely pay for itself is very intriguing. Especially since it will be able to be done with no apparent effort or input by the owner. Definitely not keen on the idea of a perfect stranger having access to my car completely unsupervised though. We'll have to think that one through.

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