Tesla will begin testing unmanned elektrogruzoviki in California and Nevada
The company Tesla began preparations for testing electric trucks, so already in talks with the authorities of the State of Nevada and California are underway, - Bloomberg writes. According to the Tesla, the first autonomous elektrofura will be presented to the public in September 2017.
The address of the company Tesla to the Ministry of Transport and officials said that while testing the autopilot freight car drivers in the cabs of trucks will not be, so the developers are asking the local authorities to take into account this feature and prepare the necessary documents in advance.
Ministry of Transport of the State of California says that the state has no laws governing the movement and testing of unmanned vehicles, whose weight is greater than 4, 5 tons, so now in the Ministry of Transport are developing new regulations and the adjustment of the old laws specifically at the request of the company Tesla. By finalizing the regulations have also attracted and road patrol inspection staff. The decision to conduct the testing of trucks in these states due to the fact that the Tesla company production facilities are located in the same place. Mass production of trucks is scheduled to begin a year or two after the presentation.