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An electric car is a kind of vehicle that runs on electricity. Unlike conventional vehicles that use gasoline or diesel-powered engines, electric cars use electric motors powered by electricity. Electric vehicles have some key benefits: they are cheaper to run and maintain, they are overall better for the environment because they produce no exhaust emissions, and they can also improve safety.
The company says the truck can accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in 20 seconds when fully loaded. The all-electric vehicle will also be powered by four independent motors on the rear axles, and have a battery range of either 300 or 500 miles.
Currently, the option to buy Tesla cars with bitcoin is only valid in the United States. Musk said the opportunity to pay for vehicles with bitcoin outside of the US would be available later this year.
The corresponding changes, as expected, were reflected in the official Form 8-K notice, submitted by the American electric car manufacturer to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
According to reports, Nissan is no longer in discussions about joining Apple's self-driving car project after the companies disagreed about branding.
Apple was upset that its negotiations with Hyundai were widely publicized because the tech giant usually prefers to keep its projects in secret.
In the published video, the onboard computer shows a silhouette of a person standing next to the car, which appears and disappears. Some suggest that the autopilot mistook tombstones for a person, but this still looks quite creepy.