“We knew we had a system that on balance would save lives.”
In light of the Autopilot-related crash, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company will inform drivers better about how to use the system and how to act. Tesla is not looking to deactivate the system, as it will save lives in the long run.
“The interesting thing is these diesel buses have such massive fuel tanks—given how inefficient they are—that it takes longer to completely refill an 80- or 120-gallon diesel bus system than it does to recharge our electric vehicles.”
Proterra CEO Ryan Popple strikes down one of the most common arguments against electric buses – charging time. And the company just recently released patents on overhead fast-charging technology for electric buses, so all can copy it.
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