Rendered Tesla Model 3
"Full auto-pilot capability is going to happen, probably, in the five or six-year time frame"
"The overall system and software will be programmed by Tesla, but we will certainly use sensors and subcomponents from many companies."
Another rendering of the Model 3
States Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors in regards to an autonomous driving system.
The partial Auto-Pilot is claimed to be coming within 3 years, with full auto pilot within 5-6 years as Musk stated.
Musk wants to add this partial Auto-Pilot in the upcoming Tesla Model 3, the mass-market electric vehicle that Tesla claims will sell for ~$35,000 dollars.
Musk further added:
"I think in the long term, all Tesla cars will have auto-pilot capability."
Let us know your opinions/views on the auto-pilot technology in the comments below. Do you think Tesla can keep the Model 3 price in check while still adding technology such as auto-pilot?
Source: Nikkei Asian Review