Elon Musk says he is in talks with other automakers about licensing Tesla's automatic driving technology

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install an automatic driving function called `` Full Self Driving (FSD) '' in the car of electric vehicle maker Tesla, CEO of Elon Musk, as a paid option. Regarding such FSD, Mr. Mask says, 'We are discussing licensing FSD to another major automaker.'

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Tesla in discussion to license Full Self-Driving software to another automaker - The Verge


Autonomous driving technology deployed by many automakers is limited to use on highways, but Tesla's FSD is approved for use on traffic lights, intersections, and general roads with pedestrians. Under the driver's attention, the system can automatically perform some aspects of driving, such as accelerating, decelerating, and steering, while recognizing traffic lights and other road signs.

Tesla's FSD driving support technology is attracting attention as it can safely use automatic driving technology even on general roads that have been difficult so far.

“Tesla wants to help other automakers as much as they can,” Musk said in June 2023. We are also happy to license technology and other Tesla technologies.'

In Tesla's earnings report on July 19, 2023, Musk reported that 'Tesla is in talks to license FSD to another major automaker.' Although it didn't name a specific manufacturer, it said licensing FSD was always part of Tesla's plans.

Regarding the licensing of FSD, Mr. Mask said, ``We do not intend to keep FSD to our own technology.I am very happy to license FSD to other manufacturers.'' increase.

``For the third quarter of 2023 only, we will allow FSD to be transferred to another Tesla vehicle as a ``one-time pardon,'' Musk further reported. As a result, customers will be able to transfer FSD to new Tesla vehicles, and it is said that switching from older model vehicles will progress. Overseas media The Verge said, 'FSD migration is an initiative that has been requested for many years by customers who own multiple Tesla cars.'

On the other hand, it has been reported that since 2019, 736 traffic accidents have occurred in Tesla cars using FSD, of which 17 people have died. In addition, defects and complaints about FSD, reports of collision accidents, etc. have been accused by anonymous people with 100 GB of materials, and the safety of Tesla products is being questioned.

An anonymous person accused Tesla of autopilot problems and provided 100 GB of materials to the German press

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