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Elon Musk explains the camera inside Tesla’s Model 3

Elon Musk explains the camera inside Tesla’s Model 3

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has clarified that a camera located above the Model 3’s rear-view mirror is there for when the car will eventually be able to work as an autonomous taxi. “It’s there for when we start competing with Uber/Lyft,” the CEO wrote on Twitter in response to someone raising privacy concerns about the camera. “In case someone messes up your car, you can check the video.” It could also augment the car’s Sentry Mode to keep an eye on pets and thieves.

Musk first spoke about his plan for Tesla cars to form an autonomous ride-sharing fleet back in 2016 when he released the car company’s “Master Plan, Part Deux.” The CEO said that he plans to allow Tesla owners to make extra money from their cars by renting them out as autonomous…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/5/18296501/tesla-internal-camera-rear-view-mirror-autonomous-ridesharing-service-driverless

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